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  • 1. The Future of Web Applications Tim Bray Distinguished Engineer Director of Web Technologies Sun Microsystems
  • 2. The Future of Web Applications Tim Bray Distinguished Engineer Director of Web Technologies Sun Microsystems
  • 3. I’m Scared.
  • 4. “More and more it seems likely that the resolution of this crisis will be an historic financial calamity. Each and every step which central banks and regulators have taken to resolve the crisis has been met with failure... “We are in the midst of an unfolding debacle. It is happening about us. I am not sure how or when it ends, but the end, when it arrives, will radically alter the way we live for a long time. ” http://acrossthecurve.com/?p=1830
  • 5. Getting Through the Tough Times Tim Bray Distinguished Engineer Director of Web Technologies Sun Microsystems
  • 6. Suppose I’m wrong?
  • 7. 1.Your Work 2.Opportunities 3.You
  • 8. Your Work
  • 9. No Waterfalls.
  • 10. No software licenses.
  • 11. Get in the cloud.
  • 12. Become part of the conversation.
  • 13. Opportunities
  • 14. Think about regulatory technology.
  • 15. Think about basic needs.
  • 16. Think about servicing the legacy.
  • 17. Think about telecoms.
  • 18. Build something for yourself. http://steve-yegge.blogspot.com/2008/08/ business-requirements-are-bullshit.html
  • 19. Fear venture capitalists.
  • 20. You
  • 21. No technology religion.
  • 22. Designer vs. Developer; don’t be just one.
  • 23. Don’t be an “X” developer (for any value of “X”).
  • 24. Build skills.
  • 25. Contribute to an Open-Source project.
  • 26. Publish.
  • 27. Suppose I’m Wrong?
  • 28. Network.
  • 29. Start now.
  • 30. Thank You! Tim.Bray@sun.com www.tbray.org/ongoing