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Tuesday, March 06, 2007

2007 JavaOne Conference Profiles Latest Advancements In Java Technology, Dynamic Languages and Open Source Offerings

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW), today announced that more than 60 exhibitors and the following cosponsors will be participating in the 2007 JavaOne conference:
  • Platinum – Intel, Motorola, Oracle

  • Gold – BEA, NAVTEQ

  • Silver -- InterSystems, Parasoft

In addition, Sun announced that out of more than 1400 submissions, approximately 350 sessions have been accepted for the 2007 JavaOne conference. Details on all the technical and Birds-of- a-Feather sessions will be posted at: over the coming weeks. A sneak preview of some of the accepted sessions, includes:

  • Java Technology Libre Panel: Geir Magnusson, Jr., Apache Software Foundation, Tom Marble, Sun Microsystems, Dalibor Topic, Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Tom Tromey, Red Hat, Inc. and Mark Wielaard, Free Software Foundation

  • Creating Amazing Web Interfaces With Ajax: Ben Galbraith, consultant

  • 3-D Earth Visualization with NASA World Wind: Tom Gaskins, NASA

  • A Step Along the Way: Using Ajax, Portals and Services to Provide Better Network Management : Anton McConville, Nortel

  • Writing Java Platform Applications for Ubuntu: Jeff Bailey, Ubuntu, Etienne Goyer, Canonical and Sathyan Catari, Larry Freeman and Harpreet Singh, Sun Microsystems

  • JRuby on Rails: Agility for the Enterprise: Thomas Enebo and Charles Nutter, Sun Microsystems

  • Search Inside the Music: Using Signal Processing, Machine Learning, and 3-D Visualizations to Discover New Music: Paul Lamere, Sun Microsystems

  • jPDL: Simplified Workflow for Java Technology : Tom Baeyens, JBoss, a division of Red Hat

  • Top 10 Ways to Botch Enterprise Java Application Scalability and Reliability: Cameron Purdy, Tangosol

  • Developing Flashy Mobile Applications, Using SVG and JSR 226: Marin Brehovsky, Sun Microsystems, Andrei Mihaila, Nokia and Marc Verstaen, Hyperion

  • The Apache Harmony Project : Tim Ellison, IBM UK and Geir Magnusson Jr., Apache Software Foundation

  • Exploring the Deep with SONIA: Martin Morissette and Felix Pageau, SONIA AUV Team

  • What's Hot in BEA JRocket : Staffan Larsen, BEA Systems, Inc.

  • What's Hot in IBM's Virtual Machine for the Java Platform? - 2007 Edition : Trent Gray-Donald, IBM

Members of the Sun Developer Network (SDN Program) can start preparing for the 2007 JavaOne conference by reviewing the sessions from last year's conference. SDN Program members get full access to JavaOne conference multimedia sessions and PDFs. Information on the SDN Program is available at

Java University Program
The Java University program is returning as part of the 2007 JavaOne conference and will be held on Monday, May 7, 2007. Only Conference Plus Pass and Java University Pass holders can participate in these sessions and all courses are created and delivered by Sun certified instructors. This year, the Java University program will kick off with a general session and then attendees have the option of taking one full-day course or a selection of two half-day courses. As the focus for the JavaOne conference is expanding this year, so will the number and focus of the Java University program offerings.

Full-day courses:
  • Using Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5) and SOA to Architect and Design Robust Enterprise Applications

  • Get eBusiness Solutions: Designing and Implementing Secure Java Web Services

  • Managing Complex Web Applications: Should I Use Apache Struts Framework, JavaServer Faces Technology, or Both?

Half-day courses:
  • Web 2.0: Building Dynamic Websites with Ajax and the Dojotoolkit

  • Filthy Rich Clients

  • Developing Portable Java EE Applications with the Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 API

  • Developing Enterprise Applications with the Spring Framework

  • Web 2.0: Leveraging the Project jMaki and Google Web Toolkits for Rapid Website Development

  • Learning How Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) Development Works Best for Mobile Devices

  • Developing Java Technology Applications with the Java Persistence API

  • Rapid Website Development with Groovy and Grails

Bonus evening courses:
  • Turbocharging Application Performance with D-Trace

  • Deploying Collaborative Web sites to the Solaris Operating System using SAMP

  • Digital Identity Trends and How to Realize Rapid RBAC Deployment

  • Ruby on Rails for Java Technology Developers

About the JavaOne Conference
Located at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 8-11, the annual JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology innovations with Java technology, scripting, Open Source, Web 2.0 and more. Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the JavaOne conference, visit

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