OOPSLA Debate: Cloud Computing for the Wrong Reasons
Morten Udnæs, Ruth Lennon and Lars Arne Skår
Sep 28, 2009
Cloud Computing will be a central topic at OOPSLA 2009. This article states that the usefulness of Cloud Computing is highly overrated and the primary objective is to make (more) money. Whether you agree or disagree, please voice your opinion here at InfoQ so we can take it with us to OOPSLA for further debate. Better yet, join us on the 25th and 26th of October at OOPSLA 2009 Cloud Workshops!
QCon Panel: What will the Future of Java Development Be?
Chet Haase, Charles Nutter, Rod Johnson, Joshua Bloch, Erik Meijer
Feb 20, 2008
In this panel discussion from QCon San Francisco, several influential leaders of the software development community discussed and debated the future of the Java language and APIs based upon the lessons we have learned from the past. Topics included static versus dynamic languages, removing code from Java, forking the JVM, and the next big programming language.
Play & Grails, a Fireside Chat between Two Leading Web Server-side Frameworks
David Dawson, Russell Miles, Justin Holmes
Jul 31, 2013
David Dawson, Russell Miles, Justin Holmes debate on which is the best server-side web framework for the JVM: Play or Grails?
WS-* vs. REST: Mashing up the Truth from Facts, Myths and Lies
Jan 10, 2009
In this presentation, recorded at QCon, WSO2's CEO and WSDL co-inventor Sanjiva Weerawarana tries to address some of the myths and lies surrounding the REST-vs.-WS-* debate. He argues that while both camps claim how "easy" it is to build distributed business applications using their favorite technological approach, building distributed applications simply remains a hard problem.
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