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Poll Result: Developers Highlight the Importance of Performance and Scalability

Posted by editor on May 28, 2013 at 3:54 PM PDT

In the just-completed Java.net poll, most developers identified performance and scalability as being strong determinants of the success of the applications they develop. A total of 242 votes were cast in the poll. The exact question and results were:

Lightning Interview #4: Frans Thamura on Starting and Leading a Java User Group

Posted by editor on May 12, 2013 at 2:37 AM PDT

Frans Thamura is a leader of JUG Indonesia, a Java Champion, an entrepreneur, and the founder of Meruvian. He has implemented the JEDI program in Indonesia under the goverment's Java education services JENI Project.

Java.net Polls: Plans for Upcoming Conferences; and Adopt-a-JSR

Posted by editor on April 30, 2013 at 9:04 AM PDT

Lightning Interview #1: Martijn Verburg on Starting and Leading a Java User Group

Posted by editor on April 7, 2013 at 3:07 PM PDT

This is the first of what I hope will become a series of interviews with members of the Java community. By calling them "lightning interviews," I mean that they'll be brief and to the point, "short takes" focused on a specific topic that's relevant to the broader Java/JVM community -- the interview equivalent of Lightning Talks.

JFrog's New Bintray Platform, and the Technology Behind It

Posted by editor on April 1, 2013 at 2:11 PM PDT