JavaOne 2009
Trip Report



Michael Cote', RedMonk
Who Am I?
• Industry Analyst with RedMonk
• I used to do real work, coding
• Now I blog, podcast, and advise people &
  co...
What I Paid Attention To
 •   JavaFX, RIAs
 •   Java in general
 •   Microsoft
 •   The Future of Java & Sun

 • Overall: ...
JavaFX
 •   Surprise endorsement by Larry Ellision
 •   OpenOffice comments are confusing
 •   Oracle going after metal to...
Web UI Landscape?
Java in general
 • As always: performance, language features,
   etc.
 • Jetty,
 • OSGi, "Stackless Stack," or, new App
  ...
Microsoft
 • Standard interop presentation
 • Demo of WS-* interop
 • Nothing major, showing up big tho
Microsoft has it's own problems...
The Future of Java/Sun
 • No one thinks Java is doomed
 • More concern over Java becoming COBOL:
   prevelent, but not inn...
Java Leadership
 •   SpringSource - the kinder JBoss
 •   IBM - conservative
 •   JBoss - sure
 •   Eclipse, Apache
 •   G...
Thanks!
References/Citations/Links
 • Larry's quote: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/04/
   ellison_javafx_commitment/
 • htt...
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Java One 2009 Trip Report

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Trip report on JavaOne to be given to the Austin Java User's Group on 30 June 2009.

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Java One 2009 Trip Report

  1. 1. JavaOne 2009 Trip Report Michael Cote', RedMonk
  2. 2. Who Am I? • Industry Analyst with RedMonk • I used to do real work, coding • Now I blog, podcast, and advise people & companies • www.PeopleOverProcess.com [work] • www.DrunkAndRetired.com [fun] • @cote • Disclosure: Sun is a client
  3. 3. What I Paid Attention To • JavaFX, RIAs • Java in general • Microsoft • The Future of Java & Sun • Overall: kinda low-key; people were fun
  4. 4. JavaFX • Surprise endorsement by Larry Ellision • OpenOffice comments are confusing • Oracle going after metal to glass stack? • Many JavaFX sessions, keynotes • Consumer + Oracle = weird "We encourage the OpenOffice group to quickly build their version of a spread sheet or a word app using JavaFX." -Larry Ellison
  5. 5. Web UI Landscape?
  6. 6. Java in general • As always: performance, language features, etc. • Jetty, • OSGi, "Stackless Stack," or, new App Servers "The JCP basically lost this war, and now OSGi is supported by every major app server vendor. It is also the key technology used by all of the ESB players." -James Governor
  7. 7. Microsoft • Standard interop presentation • Demo of WS-* interop • Nothing major, showing up big tho
  8. 8. Microsoft has it's own problems...
  9. 9. The Future of Java/Sun • No one thinks Java is doomed • More concern over Java becoming COBOL: prevelent, but not innovation platform • JavaME and Java fragmentation? • No one knows what to expect w/snorkle
  10. 10. Java Leadership • SpringSource - the kinder JBoss • IBM - conservative • JBoss - sure • Eclipse, Apache • Google - does it sell ads? • Oracle - does it sell apps? • Who else?
  11. 11. Thanks!
  12. 12. References/Citations/Links • Larry's quote: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/04/ ellison_javafx_commitment/ • http://redmonk.com/cote/2009/06/16/javaone2009/ • http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2009/06/05/javaone-2009/ • http://redmonk.com/jgovernor/2009/06/12/from- javaone-to-java-20-java-is-dead-long-live-java/ • Evans Data on Java Usage - http://resources.bnet.com/ topic/evans+data+corp.+and+java.html • Hugging Duke (2008) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/ matthewokeefe/2487536035/
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