The Java Posse
Serving the Java Community since 2005
Tor Norbye (Google), Carl Quinn (Netflix), Dick Wall (Escalate), Chet Haase (Google)

Newscast for February 13th 2007

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Dedicated to the memory of Greg Neff, without whom the Java Posse podcast would not exist, and who was tragically killed in a car accident on Thursday night.

Special opening music thanks to Mark Heimonen for Melancholy, obtained through the podsafe music network.

Join us for the Java Posse Roundup 2007 in Crested Butte, CO from March 6th-9th 2007

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Screw Sun, cross-platform will never work, let's move on and steal the Java language

...Microsoft has lost its way...

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