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Happy Anniversary,

June 10, 2005


Editor's note: Duke has been busy helping celebrate our second anniversary: June 10, 2005.

Our Head First Design Pattern friends Eric and Elisabeth Freeman have sent a shot of a celebratory cake.

Birthday cake


The festivities were worldwide. Thibaut Regnier of Club-Java, the French user group, checks in from Paris.

Duke in Paris


Amaury Rodriguez sends us a picture of Duke celebrating in Cuba.

Duke in Cuba - m d placetas


James Gosling has contributed several pictures of Duke enjoying himself. The first is an image that was done for an event in Brazil; it's Duke in a "Saltimbanque" Carnival outfit. The can and stick Duke is holding are musical instruments used in Carnival.

Carnival Duke


Duke pauses to enjoy an anniversary beer with us.

Duke and beer


James Gosling also passes on a cartoon from a few years ago that seems to capture the spirit.

Duke cartoon - it's time to hack


And finally, an image from the cover of the Italian edition of The Java Programming Language.

Duke abstract


Daniel H. Steinberg runs and is former editor-in-chief of
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