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What was the most significant Java/JVM news/event in 2009?

Oracle's announced acquisition of Sun
58% (200 votes)
Java store and Warehouse
2% (8 votes)
Closures will be in JDK 7
13% (45 votes)
Java EE 6 approval
8% (28 votes)
Emergence of Scala
6% (22 votes)
JavaFX development
6% (20 votes)
I don't know
5% (16 votes)
1% (4 votes)
Total votes: 343


Oracle Buys Sun

No doubt that the most significant news event of 2009 is - "Oracle Buys Sun". This acquisition of Sun transforms the IT industry, combining best-in-class enterprise software and mission-critical computing systems. From now Oracle will be the only company that can engineer an integrated system.