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ODTUG Kaleidoscope 2009 - Monterey, CA

  Last week I visited the ODTUG Kaleidoscope 2009 Conference in Monterey, California. Now, that I got over my jetlag and back to work, I'm trying to order and evaluate all the impressions, ideas and inspirations I got during this event. I brought three green flashlight bouncing balls back home for my kids (got them from one of the exhibiting vendors). Of course they had lots of fun test-bouncing these goodies immediately. This is, kind of, what I feel right now: I really would like to start playing around with some of the techniques, tools and frameworks I learned about ("research", as I would describe it to my manager). On second thought, evaluating the information I got, putting it into my work's context and then test driving it seems a better approach to me. Definitely when I saw the devastating effect of the bouncing balls on our livingroom's interior. ADF, APEX, jQuery, REST, SOAP, SOA, jXLS, ... when to use what and where? Still, the technique is n