A Goldfish's Memory of Javapolis 2007

December 13, 2007
Conference, day 1-2

  • The JavaFX programming model is no match for Flex's or Silverlight's

  • Bruce Eckel doesn't look like Bruce Eckel

  • Googlers, Googlers, Googlers (carry an Apple, Apple, Apple)

  • Neal Gafter has a hat glued to his head

  • Bob "natural currency" Lee is a nice guy and an excellent presenter

  • Ola Bini got in the country, despite looking like a serial killer

  • The Java Posse recording was fun, but the audio was terrible

  • Josh Bloch is always right, even if he's not

  • Effective Java Forever