These are high-level informational sites outside of Sun Microsystems.
Javalobby Links Directory A large, categorized directory of information sources for Java, including sources, communities, tools, etc.
Java discussion or organizational forums:
These are forums where you can take part in or monitor discussions about Java, make connections with other developers, or take part discussing issues related to development.
Usenet newsgroups for discussing the Java programming language:
Notable individual Java webs:
These notable individual webs explicate some important aspect of Java development or products.
JavaWorld, a Web-based magazine devoted to Java enthusiasts. Includes regular
sections on Nut & Bolts (for programmers), News & Views (happenings and interviews), and Java Resources (lists and reviews).
These webs explicate some importants aspects of technologies related to the broader contexts in which Java development occurs.
SEI@CMU: Java is a programming language; developers should have an appreciation for good practices in software engineering. This is the Software
Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), an excellent place to learn about excellent practices.