Mohamed Abdelaziz, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, May 15
Time: 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Location: Stevens Creek
In April 2001 Sun Microsystems announced the creation of Project JXTA,
an open source development community for peer to peer infrastructure
and applications. Project JXTA's charter is to develop a common layer
of software and protocols for peer to peer developers, the "core" of
One year later, the JXTA community has grown to over 9000 members and
has over 60 active projects developing services and applications. In addition to an updated Java implementation, C and J2ME (Java Micro Edition) implementations, there are now Objective-C, Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, and perl implementations in development.
In this talk Mohamed Abdelaziz describes the original motivations behind Project JXTA, the architecture and protocols of the JXTA core, and the latest developments with the project.