Category: DeveloperWorks

Twitter Objectives with the ‘danZrobok’ Account

I’ve now been part of the Twitter community for about two weeks so I think it’s about time that I give my impressions of the medium. Tweet Styles So far, I’ve seen a few different styles of twittering: One one extreme end are people that treat it like a blog entry. They make good use […]

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Impact 2008: Final Day – Blogs

I guess theres generally two days where a lot of activity on a conference will occur: the start and the end. The following is a list of bloggers who have commented on Impact 2008: Jason Hiner: Talking about some of the new tools released. Scott Laningham: An awesome blog with podcasts from all five days […]

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Impact 2008: SOA Jam Day 3

So today is apparently the final day of the SOA Jam at Impact 2008. Overall I saw a few overall themes in the ideas: Ideas on how to engage the business with SOA Tons of Ideas on How to create a “Smart SOA” community Ideas for needed case studies mostly from a generic non-provider viewpoint. […]

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Impact 2008: Web 2.0 Social Networking Missing In Action

Over a twitter yesterday, James Governor lamented about the lack of official web 2.0 happenings a conference where we’re all talking about mash-ups, integrating communities and mass enablement. IBM’s youTube Channel has a single 1 minute video from day one, theres a twitter account created of the name “Impact2008“* which has no activity. Heck, even […]

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Impact 2008: YouTube Participation

Looks like I kind of missed one of the big boys of the internet for coverage of Impact 2008. YouTube actually has a few videos posted: If you like your summaries in ’80s montage’ format, “IBM Impact 2008 Conference – Day 1 Highlights SOA” is the video for you. It’s complete with generic background music […]

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Steve Mills Responds to My SOA Jam Idea about ESB

Well I must say I was taken aback when I saw that that my SOA Jam ESB question was responded to by Steve Mills: Steve Mills is a senior vice president and group executive, IBM Software Group. In this capacity he is responsible for directing the development, marketing, sales and support of IBM’s software portfolio. […]

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Impact 2008: Impressions of Day 2

Day two is in the bag, the B52’s are B-50-done. Perficient and MTS Allstream gave a session about SOA Patterns that I thought was today but was actually yesterday. Oops. Here’s the abstract if you have a time machine: TSP-2518 – Effectively selecting integration patterns Brent Legris, Perficient, Inc., Senior Technical Architect, Olivera Zatezalo, MTS […]

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Impact 2008: Free Certification Testing

If you are attending Impact 2008, don’t forget that you are allowed to write three IBM certification tests for free this week! I’m a big fan of free, so I always max out my conference allotment. If you need some suggestions for tests, check out my previous entries about my impressions having written SOA Solution […]

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Impact 2008: Impressions of Day 2 – SOA Jam

It’s now day two of SOA Jam and it’s has been running for about 48 hours now. While the overall rate remains the same as yesterday, it feels like there’s more going on in the Jam. As of today, we have 44 ideas and 146 comments. It look like the Jam will produce about 20 […]

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IBM Partners Blocked from Rational Conference

From the newswire (eWeek), IBM Partners Blocked from Rational Conference. At least one vendor, Genuitec, maker of the MyEclipse IDE (integrated development environment) has said an IBM official called its representative and told them Genuitec was not welcome at the Rational Software Development Conference this year. Another company, AccuRev, which markets software configuration management and […]

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