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Blog Archive for editor during September 2012

This year's "Sunday before JavaOne" will be one of the busiest days of the conference for a great many attendees. That's in part because the conference actually begins Sunday afternoon this year, rather than Monday morning. The Java Strategy Keynote takes place at 4:00 PM, followed by the JavaOne Technical Keynote at 5:45 PM. The Strategy Keynote description is: "The future course for modern-...
With JavaOne just around the corner, our latest Java.net polls have asked the community questions about the conference. Our most recently completed poll focused on significant announcements that people expect to happen at JavaOne 2012; while our current poll asks if you've attended JavaOne(s). The significant announcements poll was quite popular, drawing 694 votes, along with a comment. The...
While JavaOne in San Francisco is just around the corner, the planning for JavaOne Latin America (4-6 December 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil) is also well underway. Specifically, the JavaOne Latin America Call for Papers is happening now! The CfP will close on Thursday, October 4 -- which also happens to be the last day of JavaOne San Francisco. Looking at the replies to Sharat Chander's tweet...
Non-Java JVM languages get lots of publicity and have garnered significant interest. However, the results of the most recently completed Java.net poll suggest that the Java developer community is convinced that Java will easily maintain its leadership role among JVM languages during the next decade. A total of 1038 votes were cast (an unusually large number), and two comments were posted, in the...
The Bucharest Java User Group is up and running in Bucharest, Romania! The JUG held its fourth meeting (see picture) on August 23. The group's first meeting was held on May 24. In a message to the Java.net JUG Leaders email list, Bucharest JUG leader Ioan Eugen Stan noted: "We've started a JUG in Bucharest and we're doing well. We've just held our 4'th edition and there is a huge interest."...