An interesting day. The Automator, ACLs, and Xcode sessions were very informative, I’ll have to take a second and try Xcode 1.5 with WebObjects. Maybe after I deliver my current project.
Obviously the session that has received the most attention from the WebObjects community has been the WebObjects Overview. The news (or lack there of) has resulted in a serious flurry of The Sky Is Falling and Run Away! Run Away! posts in the WebObjects developer mailing lists. Personally I am not all that concerned. It is clear that WebObjects is not going away. It and its tools are not likely to be updated beyond bug fixes anytime soon, but then, it will get improvements aimed at Java in general (new Xcode 1.5 is a case in point).
Beyond that it was very nice to see Project Wonder, WOProject, and WOLips, all get mention and stage time. So even if Apple isn’t innovating WebO, others are