ENTRIES TAGGED "oscon2011"

Open minds and open source community

Open minds and open source community

OSCON reminds us to open up (again).

The c-chair of OSCON reflects on the big ideas that I was hearing from the conference, as the open source community continues on its journey "from disruption to default".

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Science Hack Day goes global

Science Hack Day goes global

A new grant will help Science Hack Day set up shop around the world.

The just-announced Science Hack Day Ambassador program will bring 10 people to Science Hack Day San Francisco 2011. The idea is to spread the model to more cities and countries.

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Late breaking OSCON changes

What's not in the program?

OSCON's chairs pass along late-breaking sessions and talk about Monday night's Ignite.

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What’s happening at OSCON Java ?

What’s happening at OSCON Java ?

OSCON co-chairs discuss the OSCON Java program.

OSCON's co-chairs preview sessions in the OSCON Java conference and they dig into the discussion generated by Edd Dumbill's "Seven reasons to use Java again" post.

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Emerging languages show off programming’s experimental side

Emerging languages show off programming’s experimental side

Alex Payne previews the OSCON 2011 Emerging Languages track.

Alex Payne, organizer of OSCON's Emerging Languages track, discusses language experimentation and whether these efforts are evolutionary or revolutionary. He also reveals the one language whose continued popularity surprises him most.

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To get things done, be “reasonably unreasonable”

To get things done, be “reasonably unreasonable”

John Graham-Cumming on how he got the UK government to apologize for its past treatment of Alan Turing.

In 2009, John Graham-Cumming, VP of engineering at Causata, Inc., started a campaign to get the UK to apologize for its treatment of Alan Turing in the 1950s. Here he talks about how he made the campaign a success.

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Make your nomination for the OSCON Data Innovation Award

Make your nomination for the OSCON Data Innovation Award

Get your nomination in for the OSCON Data Innovation Award by July 18.

The OSCON Data Innovation Award will honor a person, project or company that's made a significant contribution to the data management field. Nominations are due by July 18.

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JavaFX 2.0: Making RIA with Java

JavaFX 2.0: Making RIA with Java

JavaFX 2.0 looks to make rich Java web applications easier

Jim Weaver, founder of JMentor, explains why JavaFX could become a viable contender in the Rich Internet Applications world.

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Seven Reasons You Should Use Java Again

Seven Reasons You Should Use Java Again

Java deserves another look. Here's why.

Sixteen years on, this ain't your father's Java. Here's seven reasons why Java is worth your time.

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A rough guide to JVM languages

A rough guide to JVM languages

Java is as much about the JVM as it is the language.

This overview of JVM-based programming compares the relative strengths of the major languages.

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