Typesafe brings SpringSource co-founder Rod Johnson aboard

Johnson’s presence on Typesafe’s board brings even more credibility to Typesafe’s push to make Scala a top-tier language for scalable enterprise applications. The company will be at JavaOne promoting that vision.

Sued by Oracle, Google Shuns JavaOne

Having been sued by Oracle over patent and copyright infringements, Google and its developers (predictably) are giving the annual Java love fest — the JavaOne conference — a pass. In addition, other developers are contemplating boycotting the conference. One developer is proposing a full-blown boycott.