A couple of weeks ago, I started a new and exciting job which hopefully explains my brief hiatus. I'm working with GIS and mapping technology and get to use Groovy and a bunch of other languages and cool APIs.
With JavaOne less than two months away, we've[the Java community] entered what I'd like to call a 'pseudo-hibernation' period, where everyone is showing just enough signs of life to not hemorrhage traffic and readership but holding back enough to make a big splash at JavaOne. I can neither confirm or deny that if have something brewing or now...honestly, I don't even know yet.
So... there...I'm not dead.