Sander Mak: JavaOne 2013 trip report
I started visiting JavaOne in 2010, just after Oracle took over the reigns from Sun. In that sense, my past four JavaOnes gave a consistent experience. Not incredibly exciting, but lots of good content when you look hard enough at the enormous content catalog... Sun over-promised and under-delivered. Oracle has a consistent and oftentimes conservative message. At least they deliver, with schedule slippages of months rather than years. There were no big announcements at the keynotes this year. It was all about consolidating the progress made in the past few years...