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Poll Result: Java EE 7 Impact Is Increasing

Posted by editor on January 26, 2014 at 6:54 AM PST

JavaOne 2013 on the Top 15 Most-Viewed Sessions

Posted by editor on January 8, 2014 at 5:56 PM PST

Top Story of the Past Half Decade: Java's Revival

Posted by editor on December 25, 2013 at 8:01 AM PST

It's the end of the year, and many are writing blogs and articles highlighting the top news of the year. I thought about that for a while, then decided that in a sense the most important present day news for Java/JVM developers is actually the current state of Java, compared with where we worried we might have been just a few years ago.

Poll Result: Big Data Is Probably Significant, but not too Surprising

Posted by editor on December 16, 2013 at 9:36 AM PST

In the most recently completed poll, developers suggested that, yes, they're aware of "Big Data" and its implications, but overall they're not all that surprised at what they're seeing in that area. A plurality of votes went to "It was bound to happen, given today's powerful computers, it's no big surprise"...

Poll Result: Java/JVM Developers Like Using Up-to-Date IDEs

Posted by editor on November 29, 2013 at 8:10 AM PST