WorldCat Identities

Joy, Bill 1954-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 68 publications in 5 languages and 715 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: QA76.73.J38, 005.133
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Joy
The Java language specification by James Gosling( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 508 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
Java : die Sprachspezifikation ; [die offizielle Dokumentation von JavaSoft] by James Gosling( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Software -- Programming Languages
Connecting the suits( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 39 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 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JAVA ji shu gui ge shou ce by Gao si lin( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet : the next wave( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 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 William N Joy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This talk examines the architecture of computer workstations as it has evolved over the past decade. Future developments in networking, graphics and operating systems software, as well as hardware trends, will be forecast
Java gengo shiyō( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 5 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 4 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
Information technology research : investing in our future by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the President on the role federal programs play in information technology research and development. Presents conclusions that Federal support for research in information technology is seriously inadequate. Recommends that the federal government support such research with increased funding in long-term, high-risk research projects, especially in the areas of computing and communications systems
Why the Future Doesn't Need Us : How 21st Century Technologies Threaten to Make Humans an Endangered Species by Bill Joy( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
How shall we compute in the last decade?( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sports medicine and athletic training by Bill Joy( Recording )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jini specification by Ken Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This book contains the formal specification for the Jini technology, an overview of the Jini architecture, and an introduction to the key concepts that are the source of the technology's simplicity and power. The formal specification provides the definitive description of every element of the Jini architecture, including detailed information on such topics as Jini Discovery and Join protocols, Jini Entry usage and the Abstract Entry class, Jini Distributed Leasing concepts, Jini Distributed Event programming model, Jini Transaction model and semantics, Jini Lookup service and lookup attribute schema, and Jini device architecture."--Jacket
Desing for the digital revolution by Bill Joy( )

1 edition published in 2000 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
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)
 
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The Java language specification
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Bill Joy Amerikaans informaticus

Bill Joy amerikansk ingeniør og informatikar

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Bill Joy US-amerikanischer Software-Entwickler

Бил Џој

Джой, Билл

ביל ג'וי

بيل جوي

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ബിൽ ജോയ്

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빌 조이

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ジョイ, ビル

ビル・ジョイ

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