JavaOne '08: Sun starts delivering

At San Francisco conference, company touts a rich Internet application environment and a new cloud computing service. Plus, Neil Young sings Sun.

CNET News staff
3 min read
At JavaOne in San Francisco, company touts a rich Internet application environment and a new cloud computing service. Plus, Neil Young sings Sun.

Video: CERN demos giant 3D digital camera

Derek Mathieson, project leader for the world's largest particle physics lab, shows off the Atlas detector, a 100-megapixel camera with 100 million data channels. It uses open-source Java apps to collect data.
May 13, 2008

Video: Exploring Mars with Java

Sun's James Gosling talks to Arizona State University geological sciences professor Phil Christensen about the school's open-source geospatial software used by NASA.
May 9, 2008

Did you get infected? Virus runs amok amid JavaOne

No, not that kind of virus. An alert from the San Francisco health department says that a number of people fell ill while working or attending events at the Moscone Center since April 30.
(Posted in The Social by Caroline McCarthy)
May 9, 2008 8:08 AM PDT

Video: Motorola and the evolving mobile Internet

At JavaOne, Motorola executive Christy Wyatt explains the various stages of the mobile Internet and the importance of giving users the ability to download and use many different applications.
May 9, 2008

Video: Sun wants consumers to innovate

CNET News.com Editor in Chief Dan Farber talks to Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz about JavaFX, a rich Internet application environment, and Project Hydrazine, a new cloud computing service in development.
May 7, 2008 10:27 AM PDT

Video: Intel shows mobile Internet devices

At JavaOne, chipmaker demonstrates a new mobile Internet device powered by the company's Atom processor.
May 8, 2008

Video: Oracle reveals business mashup

Execs Thomas Kurian and Peter Moskowitz show how Java changes an order entry application into a collaborative Web 2.0 environment.
May 8, 2008

Do we need to protect open-source from the cloud?

A look at some of the key issues arising in a cloud computing world.
(Posted in The Pervasive Datacenter by Gordon Haff)
May 8, 2008 8:09 AM PDT

Sun rolls out JavaFX

Company takes the wraps off the rich Internet application environment set to compete with Adobe Systems' AIR and Microsoft's Silverlight.
(Posted in Outside the Lines by Dan Farber)
May 6, 2008 8:41 AM PDT

Video: CTO previews JavaFX-powered game

Robert Brewin talks to Ken Russell and Chris Oliver of the company's JavaFX team about how they created the animation inside the game Moon Tank.
May 7, 2008

Video: Bringing back Java applets

Danny Coward and Ken Russell of Sun's Java SE team show how the new applets can be deployed within a Web browser or dragged over to the desktop.
May 7, 2008

Neil Young rocks JavaOne

Venerable rocker shows off his multimedia project that chronicles his music career and uses Java to do so.
(Posted in Outside the Lines by Dan Farber)
May 6, 2008 10:15 AM PDT

Video: Young chronicles music career

At JavaOne, legendary rocker gets on stage to show off a new multimedia project spanning his music career. It uses Java.
May 6, 2008

OpenSolaris on EC2--overcast but not completely Cloudy

If OpenSolaris + EC2 is the best Sun's got, it may be a long week at JavaOne conference.
(Posted in Negative Approach by Dave Rosenberg)
May 5, 2008 3:23 PM PDT