I ignored this when I first heard about it, as noted here: ""I was disappointed when [Bray] said that he was going to make a product announcement, and I was unenthusiastic when the announcement turned out to be about a Sun version of Derby," Leung wrote.".
Derby Demo hits a nerve "I think we hit a nerve with this demo. I think many of us within the Derby community recognized the potential for Derby within a web browser environment, but it's wonderful, great, fantastic to see how the community is "getting" it and running with it."
Derby ApacheCon demo and ApacheCon 2005: Ok, Tim, I'm not jaded anymore.