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JavaOne days 0-1: Random thoughts

You may believe it or not, but the first two days of the JavaOne+Develop conference are gone, and I've not been able to find a couple of minutes to write about it. A lot of things are happening, very fast here at San Francisco, California, for a Java developer. So, finally, here're some random thoughts: The venue Kudos to Oracle for having organized such a big show. The Moscone area, the Yerba Buena Gardens, three of the most beautiful (and expensive) hotels of the city, two big tents over the streets... and many other places literaly colonized by Java developers and Oracle supporters. It's such a concrete demonstration of health and muscles that I'm impressed. All the city -downtown, at least- seems to work for us: my friend Fabrizio Giudici created the funny definition of a "Oracllized" city, that's fits perfectly. They (the citizens) are probably happy, because I've heard that the whole conference generates near to 100 million dollars for their businesses, which is simply astonishing. According to Oracle, we're 41.000. Generally you can't distinguish a JavaOne attendee from an Oracleworld's one, except for those who wear a tie. Easy game, in that case. The decision to split the J1 on three separate luxury hotel was good enough. The hotels and the facilities are excellent. There's s lot of space to relax, to blog, to eat and drink. That's really great and imp...

Date: September, 21 2010

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