Recently, my book got reviewed in the Dutch Java Magazine. It was a very positive review, I got 4 ‘dukes’ out of 5. A scanned version of the original review (in Dutch) can be downloaded here. An English translation is posted below. Continue reading
The resources of the session I did today at J-Fall 2010 are online now!
- You can view the presentation slides at SlideShare.
- The sources of my demo are available as a NetBeans project on my Google code project. (Just checkout trunk/MeetingRooms.)
I think it was a good session this morning. At least the audience was nice. I got some good questions and we had a nice discussion afterwards. I hope everyone enjoyed the session.
Packt Publishing, the publisher of my book, just launched two new brands: Packt Enterprise and Packt Open Source. In its first years, Packt specialized in books on open source software products. Over the past years, more and more books about commercial Enterprise software were published by them. To remain focussed, Packt decided to introduce two different brands under the Packt umbrella. I think focussing is always a good idea. On the other hand, there isn’t always a sharp line between Enterprise and Open Source. So it’s interesting to see which choices are going to be made in the future.
To celebrate the launch, Packt offers a 20% discount on all its hard copy books until May 3rd, 2010. An even larger discount is given on ebooks: 30%. Of course this is an excellent chance to buy the Apache MyFaces 1.2 Web Application Development book on a bargain!