news from the 2008 JavaOne conference in San
Francisco is all about the crowd that showed up. I arrived at the venue to find a line of
thousands that streamed along the South building, under the street to the North
building and back up to street level, to give you an idea of the scale of this,
the two main MosconeCenter buildings cover
two city blocks! It is BIG.At this point you may have realised that this
is my first JavaOne conference and I’m excited to be bringing you the news from
here along with the rest of the DZone team for the rest of the week.
of the B and C halls here at the Moscone Centre is cavernous and looks set for
a huge concert or show. The large stage
is back-dropped by three connected jumbo screens, I hope I’m doing a reasonable
job of conveying the size of this.Check out the video below showing the one and
only James Gosling firing T-shirts he designed from a large elastic slingshot in
to the crowd from centre stage!The show’s
just getting started here and we’ll bring you a full report of the session
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