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Carnival to Introduce First Social Network at Sea

20 July 2009

Called the FunHub, Carnival‘s new on-board social networking site can be accessed from provided stations throughout the ship, via your own laptop or other wifi device, or through 10″ netbooks that can be rented while at sea: The new Carnival Dream will take seagoing technology to a new level with the introduction of the FunHub, […]

Learn Spring and get certified as a Spring developer

15 July 2009

On Monday, the Core Spring Training + Certification Calendar was published on For under $2500 you get four days of Spring training and a shot at passing the certification test: During the Core Spring course you will be trained to become an expert in the Spring Framework. After the course you will receive a […]

Google announces plans for its own O/S

8 July 2009

Yesterday, Google announced that it is planning on developing its own computer operating system: Challenging Microsoft‘s grip on PCs, Internet search giant Google said late Tuesday night that it intends create its own computer operating system. Google (GOOG) said the OS is initially aimed at netbooks — small, cheap and incredibly popular sub-notebooks — and […]

Sears Adopts OpenID Technology

6 July 2009

OpenID goes retail at Sears and Kmart: Sears Holdings Corp. announced today that it is the first major retailer to launch the Open ID platform for Sears Communities, which will connect over 1 million monthly visitors via MySears and MyKmart sites to major social media. The OpenID universal login standard enables visitors to consolidate their […]

Spring Training: Every Second Person for Free!

30 June 2009

Today is the day, if you want to take advantage of this special, but it looks like a pretty good deal … To celebrate the availability of the Spring Certification Training in six new locations, SpringSource launched another once in a lifetime opportunity. For every person that registers for a Spring Certification Training in one […]

SemREST Version 0.1 Released

22 June 2009

The Open Source Release Feed has an interesting announcement this morning: SemREST Version 0.1 Released – Semantic Extension For Java RestFull Web Services SemREST is a Java framework for the semantic extension of RESTful Web Services. Some features of the framework include: simplification of data transmission mainly in RDF – but also in other formats […]

Opera Unite: a Web server on the Web browser

17 June 2009

Stefan Constantinescu of IntoMobile has an interesting take on the new Opera Unite web browser that comes complete with a built-in web server: Today Opera launched Opera Unite and with it came a lot of excitement, confusion and questions. Opera Unite is a web server running in an Alpha version of the Opera 10 web […]

JavaFX squares off against AJAX

8 June 2009

This must have been interesting to watch … Prominent AJAX developers Ben Galbraith and Dion Almaer each take a side in a mock debate over the merits of the two technologies at the JavaOne conference In a mock debate focused on the rich Internet application development realm, AJAX was pitted against Sun Microsystems’ JavaFX Friday, […]

Red Hat announces the JBoss Open Choice strategy

2 June 2009

Today is opening day for JavaOne, so everyone is getting their Java-related press releases in order. This one comes from Red Hat: SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the JBoss Open Choice application platform strategy which aims to provide a single environment for deploying a […]

AJAX World: Call for Papers

26 May 2009

You only have until June 30, so if you want be one the speakers at the 8th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo in San Francisco this September, you need to get all of your stuff together and submit your proposal on-line before the deadline: The conference theme of the 8th International AJAXWorld RIA […]

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