As I write this JavaOne 08 is being wrapped up and I am horizontal in bed. I somehow managed to get pleurisy and pneumonia a few days before the event so missed it completely.
Luckily, the awesome Guillaume Laforge delivered my talks on Groovy and Grails instead of me, but sorry to those who were expecting to see me there, health comes first in this case.
It seems to have been another successful conference from what I could infer from the twitter feed and various blog postings. Was nice to hear Groovy in Action was 3rd and The Definitive Guide to Grails 6th of the best seller list after day 1.
On that topic of the books, being bed bound for a couple of weeks has given me the chance (when I'm not sleeping and feeling too ill) to spend some time planning and writing the second edition of the "The Definitive Guide..".
I'm co-authoring with Scott Davis, so the book should be bigger badder and more impressive this time. Target release date is the end of the year. Lets hope the codene doesn't make my ramblings to incoherent!