Java Posse Episode 385 - Newscast for May 18th 2012
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- Update on training, Chicago combined with Atlanta, SF and London planned for later in the year but no firm details yet.
- Please don’t learn to code (or do, but don’t quit your day job):
- The Java Plan A/B decision in hindsight - was Java 7 enough? Will Java 8 be?
- The nominations for the 2012 Dukes Choice awards are now open.
- JavaFX running on the Raspberry Pi (the small $25 computer on a stick from David Braben).
- Expression Language 3.0 - JSR 341 early draft is now available for formal review.
- The Clojure/West conference videos are now starting to appear on InfoQ
- Scala 2.10 M3 now available, with the following new features from SIPs (Scala Improvement Process):
- Interesting kickstarter project to replace the Android home page
- Not going to talk about the Google/Oracle Android trial until it’s all over, since everything changes so quickly right now. If you want to know the latest, check groklaw.
- The Xamarin project has ported Android to C#.
- Freddy Guime (Freddy Huh!) and the Lambda Expressions...
- Dundee university research demonstrates levitation and twisting forces applied to an object by ultrasonic beams. Sonic Screwdriver, here we come!
- Opening - "Java" the parody song Copyright 1997 Broken Records and Marjorie Music Publ. (BMI),
- Closing - Juan Carlos Jimenez - In the House (Intro No. 1)
The Java Posse consists of Tor Norbye, Carl Quinn, Joe Nuxoll and Dick Wall