ITworld.com’s JavaWorld to Exclusively Produce Online Show Daily at the JavaOne Conference, World’s Largest Developer Conference

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – JUNE 5, 2000 -JavaWorld(TM), the leading online resource for Java(TM) technology-savvy developers and an integral part of the ITworld.com Network, was selected by Sun Microsystems to be the exclusive publisher of JavaOne(SM) Today, the online show daily at Sun's 2000 Worldwide Java Developer Conference, JavaOne. A media co-sponsor of the industry-leading event, JavaWorld will produce the online editions during the show, which will be held June 5 – 8, 2000 in San Francisco, and can be accessed at http://www.javaworld.com/javaone00.

 

JavaWorld's show daily will become the central publishing vehicle for attendees, speakers and exhibitors. It will feature news and recaps of the show's daily events, exclusive interviews, new product launches, up-to-date session information and other general information. The online publication will also allow Java technology pros unable to attend the popular event, to stay on top of the news coming out of the show.

Last year, the JavaOne conference attracted more than 20,000 attendees, making it the largest developer event in the world. This year, JavaOne expects to surpass previous attendance records given scheduled keynote presentations from Sun Microsystems CEO, Scott McNealy and Motorola CEO, Chris Galvin as well as other well-known industry leaders.

"This show is an excellent opportunity for Java technology-savvy developers to learn from industry experts as well as each other," said Carolyn Wong, editor-in-chief of JavaWorld. "Each year this show grows to magnificent proportions and we expect this year to be no different. We are thrilled that JavaWorld will be playing such an integral role in bringing conference news to attendees each day."

JavaWorld is owned by ITworld.com, the IT problem-solving network(TM), where users can get direct access to a multi-dimensional spectrum of IT-related resources – including vendor-supplied white papers and product information, industry news, career solutions and training tools.

About JavaWorld

As part of the ITworld.com Network, JavaWorld provides top-quality editorial, industry analysis, tutorials, and comprehensive, hands-on information about the news and trends in Java(TM) technology. JavaWorld is assembled by an award-winning editorial team and authored by seasoned developers and industry experts. Articles feature live applets, cut-and-paste code, and the opportunity for community feedback and dialogue through comment fields and Internet surveys. JavaWorld is published exclusively on the Internet (www.javaworld.com) by ITworld.com.

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At the core of the ITworld.com Network lies content from the IDG News Service and relevant articles and research from the IDG family of trusted brands, including CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, JavaWorld, LinuxWorld, Network World, SunWorld, as well as original editorial content from a wealth of editors with extensive industry experience. As such, ITworld.com users have a direct path to a multi-dimensional spectrum of resources – including analyst reports and independent research, vendor-supplied white papers and product information, industry news, career solutions, and training tools – all providing the user with IT peripheral vision. For more information, please see http://www.itworld.com.

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