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2003 JavaOne Conference

2003 JavaOne Conference in San Francisco

Everywhere you look, JavaTM technology is at work; powering businesses, enabling mobile devices, and defining the future of Web services. The Java platform unifies the computing landscape, from the smallest smart card to the most massive data center. Today, the power of Java technology translates into unlimited opportunities to build and develop solutions that integrate networking systems across all business functions.

The JavaOnesm conference is the source for the unparalleled opportunity to learn from the creators and foremost experts in Java technology. Interact with peers and share success stories and innovative ideas. Gain the knowledge you need to solve your most pertinent problems and advance your critical projects.

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Choose from more than 200 technical sessions, 175 Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, or test drive real-world Java technology solutions in one of the following topics:
  • Java Core Technology
  • Java Technology in Mobility
  • Core Enterprise
  • Java Technology in the Web Tier
  • Web Services
  • Java Technology on the Desktop
  • Java Technology Products and Success Stories
  • Advanced Network Technologies

JavaOne Coding Challenge

Powered by [TopCoder]®

Code — Compete — Win!

COMPETITION SCHEDULE
Date Time (Pacific) Track
Tue, June 10 11:00am - 4:00pm Web Services
Qualification
Tue, June 10 5:00pm - 6:30pm Web Services
Competition
Wed, June 11 10:00pm - 4:00pm Enterprise Applications
Qualification
Wed, June 11 5:00pm - 6:30pm Enterprise Applications
Competition
Thu, June 12 10:00pm - 4:00pm Mobility
Qualification
Thu, June 12 5:00pm - 6:30pm Mobility
Competition
Attendees will use the Java programming language to solve real-world problems in Mobility, Enterprise Applications and Web Services

The 2003 JavaOne conference is the ultimate experience for Java technology developers to learn about the Java platform. This year, Sun Microsystems, Inc. brings you a JavaOne Coding Challenge. The event will bring Java technology programmers together for coding, competition and fun. Sun has teamed up with TopCoderTM to provide a unique hands-on Java technology experience to Conference Attendees. If you are a Java technology developer, you do not want to miss this event.

Let the Coding Begin!

  • All registered attendees of JavaOne may participate
  • All competition takes place at the JavaOne Coding Challenge exhibit area
  • Code, compile, test, and submit solutions to real-world programming problems
  • All participants will be awarded a prize

Some of the prizes for the "top" coders include a Nokia® 3650 cell phone, a complete volume of SMI Press books, and a pass to next year's JavaOne conference. These prizes will not be available anywhere else at the conference and will be a "badge of honor" for those who participate

Bring it On!
Throughout each day, TopCoder will objectively score each competitor's submission for accuracy and time to complete t he problem of all participants, and top scorers will be invited back for head-to-head competition in the afternoon where they will battle it out in the online Competition Arena.

The points are calculated based on accuracy and speed. Scores are automatically determined as the TopCoder system runs code submitted by the competitors through a battery of test cases. The person who writes a correct piece of code in the shortest amount of time will win the top prize. Runner-up prizes will be awarded as well. There are no judges for the competition as the system tells the tale.

Be Recognized
The winners of each day's competition will be featured at the JavaOne Coding Challenge area, on the JavaOne web site, on the TopCoder web site and in press materials. Some attendees are going to walk away as winners of valuable, exciting prizes and bragging rights. Will it be you?