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Blog Archive for editor during June 2013

Most voters in the just-completed Java.net poll on Java EE 7 believe that Java EE 7 will be the most widely used version of Java EE within the next few years. A total of 354 votes were cast in the poll, which ran for three weeks. The exact question and results were: How long will it be before Java EE 7 is the most widely used Java EE version? 14% (51 votes) - Less than 6 months 18% (65...
Last week, I attended the global live launch of Java EE 7, a webcast I wrote about earlier, titled "Introducing Java EE 7." The live webcast happened twice (on at 17:00 GMT on June 12, and 12 hours later at 05:00 GMT on June 13), thus enabling every Java developer in the world to attend the live session at some point during non-sleeping hours. The value of attending the live sessions was...
In a not entirely surprising result, a considerable majority of voters in the most recently completed Java.net poll indicated that they expect Java and other JVM languages to still be widely used in new software development projects 15 years from now. A total of 364 votes were cast in the poll, which ran for two weeks. The exact question and results were: Will Java and other JVM languages...