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Joy, Bill 1954-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 50 publications in 5 languages and 653 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: QA76.73.J38, 005.133
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Most widely held works by Bill Joy
The Java language specification by James Gosling ( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by the inventors of the technology, The Java Language Specification is the definitive technical reference for the Java programming language. It provides complete, accurate, and detailed coverage of the entire language and its syntax. If you want to know the precise meaning of Java's constructs, this is the source for you. The book specifies all of Java's syntax and semantics. It contains both lexical and syntactic grammars for the language, including a LALR(1) grammar. It describes all aspects of the language as checked by a Java compiler, including the semantics of all types, statements, and expressions. It also covers all aspects of the Java execution model, including exceptions, threads, and binary compatibility. In addition, the book gives specifications for all the types defined in the core packages of Java's Application Programming Interface (API): java.lang, java.io, and java.util
Connecting the suits ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part two of a three-part series in which Bob Cringely, a self-proclaimed nerd and industry gossip columnist, leads viewers in an examination of the exciting industry known as the Internet. This episode deals with the advent of personal computers and the need to develop them into a network, and with the person who was the first to do that, Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. Following shortly after a number of other companies, including Sun Systems, Novell, Microsoft, and Cisco entered the picture, and a volatile competitive market was created
The American song-poem anthology do you know the difference between big wood and brush ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Java - die Sprachspezifikation : [die offizielle Dokumentation von Java Soft ; auch gültig für Version 1.1] by James Gosling ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internet the next wave ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this teleconference a panel of experts examines changes in the fundamental programming language infrastructure on Internet brought about by Java, a new simple object-oriented secure language that's based on message passing across the Net
The future of computing the open systems imperative by Bill Joy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nerds 2.0.1 a brief history of the Internet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. But first someone had to figure out how to do it. That guy was Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. As the market for networking evolved the battle began in earnest; 3Com, Sun, Novell, Cisco and Microsoft entered the market creating a civil war and billion-dollar partnerships
Understanding globalization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forum held at the Aspen Institute to discuss globalization and society. Panelists discuss such topics as the definition of globalization, information technology and societal change, and the ways in which globalization affects the economic and social relationships among nations
Information technology research : investing in our future by United States ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why the Future Doesn't Need Us : How 21st Century Technologies Threaten to Make Humans an Endangered Species by Bill Joy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
How shall we compute in the last decade? ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Nirvana or nightmare? exploring the technological future, a Wired conversation with Bill Joy by Bill Joy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Bill Joy, chief scientist of Sun Microsystems, speaks with Katrina Heron from Wired Magazine on the impact of technology on humanity's future, sounding a clear and urgent warning against the unrestricted consequences of the rapid advancement and convergence of genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics (GNR)
Core Jini : 1.1 beta specification by W. Keith Edwards ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The best of the traps ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Perdiendo el futuro by Bill Joy ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Threat of Technology ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A highly respected information technology expert published an article this week saying scientific advances could have an unprecedented negative impact on human life within the next two generations. Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems explains why he once believed improvements in software and other high-tech products would improve and enhance our existence, and why he now has serious misgivings
Charlie Rose show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rose conducts discussions on technological innovation and on the resignation of Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice's appointment as his replacement
The Java language specification Java SE 7 edition by James Gosling ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Will humanity catch up with technology? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technology has been developing at a rapid pace. Would humanity take a backseat to technological developments? The penallists include Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian author, Michael Dertouzous, Director, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, Bill Joy, Founder and Chief Scientist of the Sun Microsystems Inc., Tom McKillop, Group Chief Executive of AstraZeneca, Njongonkulu Ndungane, Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa
 
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Alternative Names
ジョイ, ビル
Languages
English (41)
German (3)
Japanese (3)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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