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Michael – signing off

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Well the time has come for me (Michael) to say goodbye – to Red Hat. I must turn into the force, just as yoda did. I will of course remain a community member – using and developing drools. It has been a blast working on this stuff fulltime for the last few years – andRead more →

Real time chat…

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And now for something completely different… A recent feature request was for a discussion/comment feature for files in Guvnor: The comments are below the “documentation” section (and of course optional) (and there is an Atom feed to them). An interesting addition was using a “backchannel” type connection that is kept open from the browser toRead more →

Chatting on IRC – a reminder of web tools available

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As people should know, the “virtual office” or “virtual bar” (depending on the time of day) where devs and users hang out is the IRC chat room generously provided by codehaus.org. Server: irc.codehaus.orgRoom: #drools For those who don’t want to or can’t run IRC clients, don’t despair, there are web interfaces. Codehaus has http://irc.codehaus.org, butRead more →

Google Summer of code

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Its the time of year for Google summer of code applications. JBoss (with Fedora) has been accepted again as a mentoring organisation.  “Students” can apply to work on a project (Google pays them). The JBoss proposals (so far) are here on the wiki. (It is possible to suggest other ones). Obviously the ones on thatRead more →

Google Summer of Code project

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Anton Arhipov (a drools contributor who has worked on some Eclipse stuff in the past) – got a proposal accepted as a Google Summer of Code project. His project is to make Guvnor (the BRMS) work with multiple content types – and more importantly have “pluggable” content editors (something that is kind of new toRead more →

JavaOne 2008

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Whilst Mark or Edson’s proposals for JavaOne 08 were not accepted (they made the mistake of not including Netbeans or Glassfish in the titles ;), Michael will be attending. Not doing any specific presentations, but happy to talk, do some ad-hoc demos and generally hang out. I will be around the JBoss/Red Hat stand atRead more →