JavaOne: Opening Keynote Preview
Rich Green will be officially opening JavaOne with his keynote at 8:30 am Pacific Time. As a preview of what he's going to be talking about, you can read the Sun press release at http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/pr/2008-05/sunflash.20080506.2.xml.
In summary, Sun will focus on Java's roles in our lives; namely in the "Screens of Our Lives." This and "Java + You" are themes for JavaOne 2008. Some facts from the press release:
"The Java platform is the currently powers billions of devices - from desktop browsers and computers (800,000) to mobile phones (more than two billion) and Blu-ray Disc players (13 million), TVs (nine million) and other connected consumer products. Green will provide attendees with a look into the future with the latest in Java technology design and development, as well as unveil a roadmap of enhancements to Java, the most widely adopted runtime in the world."
During the JavaOne conference, Sun will offer a first look at the newest creations powered by JavaFX Rich Client Technology. Demos, including Movie Cloud, Photo Flocker and Connected Life, will present a vision of creative possibilities to those on the bleeding-edge of design and development. The future of Java FX (script and mobile) will be a highlight at JavaOne this week; see the press release for more information