Whether we’re talking Analytics, Big Data, Cloud, NoSQL, Continuous Integration and Deployment, Mobile computing or Minecraft, Java is at the nexus of the mass convergence of trends we’re currently seeing in tech. It’s still fashionable in Web developer circles to dismiss Java the language, but its not going anywhere, and the JVM as we know it goes from strength to strength. In this talk, James Governor looks to put the return of Java into context, with both stories, and quantitative data.
Helped by a change in calculations, Java knocks C to second and reclaims No.1 spot in the popularity programming index
Increasing language fragmentation is biggest threat to Javas future, but its still riding high according to the latest rankings
The Java ecosystem, long a bastion of stability in an otherwise volatile industry, is often overlooked of late, overshadowed by newer, more hyped alternatives. In many respects, the unrest couldn’t have come at a worse time, as developer attention and focus is fragmenting under a constant stream of platform, language and framework fragmentation. What does this mean for Java advocates? RedMonk’s Stephen O’Grady explores and unpacks the recent events, and looks at likely scenarios moving forward with an eye towards the implications for Java, including the future of Java the language and Java the platform. Filming courtesy of Marakana – www.marakana.com
JAX Editor Chris Mayer sat down with JAXConf 2013 keynoter Stephen O’Grady to discuss Java’s rise, fall and rise again. We talk about the language’s lasting appeal, the challenges it faces moving forward, as well as Oracle’s role in it all.
The co-founder of the developer analyst firm explored the history of the language and platform in The Rise and Fall and Rise of Java
The Java industrys great and good will assemble in Santa Clara in just nine days – and itll cost you nothing to join them!
The second conference from idiosyncratic analyst firm Redmonk was all about scaling craft — and brewing beer.
Its that time of the week again – where everything begins to wind down as the weekend begins. Featuring Big Data, Craft Beer via RedMonk, coffee, cats, Apple and a Linus Torvalds imposter. A heady mix
Todays latest news is the surest indication so far that JVM language Scala has positioned itself to challenge Java and can only mean good things for Scala devs.
Nice gesture from Black Duck Software – a significant update to their Ohloh website lets users browse code from close to half a million repositories from the likes of Eclipse, Mozilla, Apache and more