ENTRIES TAGGED "oscon2011"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrating a decade of game-changing Java software.
Reaching beyond mere adoption, these seven projects have had a profound effect on the Java world, software development in general, and even our daily lives.
Ryo Chijiiwa, a software engineer who left it all behind, shares the benefits of off-the-grid living.
Burnt out from years of school and tech work, Ryo Chijiiwa quit his job and moved off the grid. In this interview, Chijiiwa talks about how solitude and time in the wilderness has changed his perspective on work and life.
Geek Choir founder Michael Brewer on how coding and music connect.
Coding is an art, says Michael Brewer, application programmer specialist at the University of Georgia. In this interview, Brewer discusses the philosophy behind Geek Choir and how it relates to coding and open source.
Netflix's Matt McCarthy on building apps that work across platforms.
Matt McCarthy explains how WebKit and A/B testing play important roles on Netflix's many apps. Plus: Platform lessons Netflix has learned that apply to other developers and companies.
The utility of CouchApps and how CouchDB could shape mobile.
OSCON speaker Bradley Holt talks about what CouchDB offers web developers, how the database works with HTML5, and why CouchApps could catch on.