Sun Microsystems Kicks Off 2007-2008 Tech Days Worldwide Developer Conferences

Global Conference Provides Developers In-Depth, 'How To' Training on Java

Technology and OpenSolaris - plus Ruby, Ajax, JavaFX Script and other Web

development technologies

Sep 07, 2007, 01:00 ET from Sun Microsystems, Inc.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun
 Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:   JAVA), today announced the details of the Sun
 Tech Days worldwide developer conferences for 2007-2008. This year marks
 the 10th anniversary of the Sun Tech Days program -- a 15 city world tour
 designed to educate developers in local markets. Based on feedback from
 developers around the world, the Sun Tech Days program has been expanded to
 include content on Ajax and Web 2.0 related frameworks and toolkits,
 application performance tuning, JRuby, and building rich Web applications
 with jMaki and JavaFX Script.
     Sun Tech Days are loaded with technical content, practical "how to"
 information, examples of real-world solutions, tips on application
 performance tuning, hands-on training and more. The first event is in
 Boston on Wednesday, September 12, 2007. James Gosling, vice president and
 Sun Fellow is the featured keynote.
     Attendees can also choose to attend either NetBeans(TM) Day or
 OpenSolaris(TM) Day, one of two bonus developer days, on Tuesday, September
 11, 2007. There is no charge to attend Sun Tech Days or the bonus developer
 days in Boston but space is limited.
     NetBeans Day - See
 first-hand how the out-of-the-box experience of the NetBeans Integrated
 Development Environment (IDE) helps developers become more productive.
 Members of the NetBeans team will demonstrate and discuss the platform,
 development of desktop, mobile, web and enterprise applications and new
 features in NetBeans 6 like Ruby on Rails support and the smarter, faster
     OpenSolaris Day - Learn
 about the OpenSolaris project from its community members. Discussion topics
 will include: Building and Deploying OpenSolaris technology,
 Virtualization, Security and POD -- Performance, Observability, and
     All Sun Tech Days conferences will also include JavaU training as an
 ancillary event. JavaU is an exemplary program that provides developers
 access to Sun's master instructors, senior engineers and deep-dive subject
 matter experts.
     Sun Microsystems' premier global developer conference, Tech Days,
 travels the globe to share expertise with the community about the
 Solaris(TM) Operating System, Java(TM) technology, the NetBeans IDE,
 Project GlassFish(TM), OpenSolaris, Sun(TM) Studio software, scripting
 languages, mobile and telecommunications technologies, open source, web
 application development and more. Additional information is available at: Developers are also
 encouraged to join the Sun Developer Network Program, at no cost, by
 registering online at:
     Sun Tech Days 2007-2008, A Worldwide Developer Conference
     Boston Sheraton
     39 Dalton Street | Boston, MA | United States
     Boston, MA / September 11-12, 2007
     Rome, Italy: September 24-25, 2007
     Milan, Italy: September 26-28, 2007
     Taipei, Taiwan: October 19, 2007
     Shanghai, China: October 23-25, 2007
     Beijing, China: November 1-3, 2007
     Tokyo, Japan: November 6-8, 2007
     Frankfurt, Germany: December 3-5, 2007
     Atlanta, United States: January 9-10, 2008
     Bangalore, India: February 27-29, 2008
     Sydney, Australia: March 4-6, 2008
     Johannesburg, South Africa: March 11-13, 2008
     St. Petersburg, Russia, April 2-4, 2008
     Manila, Philippines, April/May, 2008
     Mexico City, Mexico, May 21-23, 2008
     About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
     Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global
 marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the
 Computer"(TM) -- Sun drives network participation through shared
 innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be
 found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at
     Jacki DeCoster
     Sun Microsystems
     (415) 294-4482
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 OpenSolaris, GlassFish and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and
 other countries.

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