Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Last week at JavaOne, former Sun CEO, Scott McNealy, had commented on Sun Microsystems' new scripting language -- JavaFX -- as well as on two mistakes Sun had made with Solaris. JavaWorld has some of the highlights, and this search link has additional information from our coverage of JavaOne 2007 last week.