Monday, September 11, 2006

SSP gets a plug in the current issue of Sun System News

The past couple of weeks have been quite interesting. I recently blogged about the publishing of the Simplified Chinese translation of Solaris Systems Programming, and today I see that is the subject of a news story called Revisiting Valuable Solaris Books. The article even has a quote from fellow Solaris enthusiast, Ben Rockwood.

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Friday, September 01, 2006

Solaris Systems Programming: Simplified Chinese Translation!

Wow, this is amazing news (for me): I've just heard that my book, Solaris Systems Programming, was recently translated into Simplified Chinese! I can't wait to receive my copy, so that I can know what my friends feel like (i.e., I'll see the words (kanjii symbols, presumably) but won't understand any of it!). :-)

In the meantime, here's a picture of the cover I snarffed from the web site:

The thought of all those Chinese students studying program development on and is quite exciting!

Sun joins Blu-ray Disc Association's Board

According to this press release, has recently joined the Blu-ray Disc Association's Board of Directors. Given that Sun's technology powers interactivity features, known as BD-J, I guess this news isn't too surprising.