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Blog Archive for editor during January 2013

Java User Group Cologne has decided to adopt JSR 344 (JavaServer Faces 2.2) and JSR 346 (Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java EE 1.1). In an announcement on Google+, JUG Cologne stated: Efforts will be aggregated and coordinated by Daniel Sachse and Michael Müller, both already individual expert members of the respective JSRs. I asked Java Champion Michael Huettermann a few questions...
A majority of the developers who voted in our just completed Java.net poll believe that new developments related to the Cloud will have the greatest effect on their work in 2013. A total of 1163 votes were cast in the poll, and one comment was posted. The exact poll question and results were: In 2013, my own work will be most affected by new developments related to: 53% (615 votes) - The...
JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEPs) are a public record of proposals for updating and enhancing the OpenJDK. JEP 1, the JDK Enhancement-Proposal and Roadmap Process, created in 2011, describes the "process for collecting, reviewing, sorting, and recording the results of proposals for enhancements to the JDK and for related efforts, such as process and infrastructure improvements." If you're...
A significant majority of developers who voted in our recent Hadoop poll said they know Hadoop quite well. The poll ran for three weeks over the year-end holidays and into the new year, drawing 1567 votes. That's a lot more voting than I'd have expected during a holiday period! Perhaps the fact that the poll was launched not long after my blog about my JavaOne 2012 conversation with Konstantin...
Toward the end of JavaOne 2012, the Java.net editorial team spent an hour or so in the very windy Taylor Street Cafe (a closed street block with umbrellas, tables and chairs, coffee, etc.) with Oracle Ace Director Markus Eisele (@myfear). Markus is a technology consultant, architect, developer, author, and conference speaker. He's also active in communities including Java User Groups, the JBoss...
The Belgian Java User Group (BeJUG) has decided to adopt JSR 356: Java API for WebSocket. In late November, Johan Vos posted a message to the Java.net Adopt-a-JSR Members mailing list stating some of the reasoning behind the group's decision to adopt this particular JSR: Bejug plans to adopt JSR 356 - the Java API for WebSocket. We will create a dedicated page for this soon. This JSR currently...