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Blog Archive for editor during November 2013

If the results of the just-completed Java.net poll are at all representative of the broader Java/JVM community (our polls are not scientific, of course), the indication is that Java/JVM developers like staying pretty much up to date when it comes to their IDE. A total of 159 votes were cast in the poll, which ran for two weeks. The exact question and results were: How frequently do you...
I received an interesting email today from Iris Shoor, VP of Product and Marketing at Takipi, a start-up that aims to help you know when a new deployment breaks your application in production [at right, Iris is glancing, but seems not all that concerned by that "Illegal Argument" monster that has suddenly camped out on her shoulder]. Iris is a co-founder of Takipi, and she said "I thought this...
In a just-completed poll, the Java.net developer community indicated that, while the Internet of Things (IoT) is something most have heard about, people are still evaluating what its impact is likely to be in the coming years and decades. A total of 124 votes were cast in the poll. The exact question and results were: What's your view on the 'Internet of Things'? 35% (43 votes) - It's going...
Should you have been unable to attend JavaOne 2013, content from 60 JavaOne 2013 sessions is now available for your viewing, with much more to come. It's a very different world compared with even five years ago, when if you didn't attend a conference, and you wanted to gain insight to what happened there, your only options were to read blog posts from people who attended, or (possibly) download...
Java/JVM developers cited diverse reasons for being confident about their career's future in the just-completed Java.net poll. The poll, which ran for two weeks, drew 202 votes and one comment. The exact question and results were: I'm confident about my future career path as a Java/JVM developer because: 21% (42 votes) - Java has come back and it's going to be around for a very long time 15...