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What a Long Strange Trip It's Been

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The slides I delivered to the Java Devroom at FOSDEM 2014. Covers the past, present and future of Java. Leverages data from GitHub, LinkedIn, Stack Overflow, etc.

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What a Long Strange Trip It's Been

  1. 1. What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been 10.20.2005 February 2014
  2. 2. 2011: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Java 2012: Java in the Age of the JVM 2013: What Java Can Learn from JavaScript 2
  3. 3. 1991 3
  4. 4. 4 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sigurdr/4156190456/
  5. 5. 1993 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. 1994 7
  8. 8. 8
  9. 9. 1995 9
  10. 10. 10
  11. 11. And so on 11
  12. 12. JDK 1.1 (February 19, 1997) J2SE 1.2 (December 8, 1998) J2SE 1.3 (May 8, 2000) J2SE 1.4 (February 6, 2002) J2SE 5.0 (September 30, 2004) Java SE 6 (December 11, 2006) Java SE 7 (July 28, 2011) 12
  13. 13. 13
  14. 14. What do these have in common? 14
  15. 15. Enterprise Apps 15
  16. 16. And today? 16
  17. 17. 17
  18. 18. Which means what? 18
  19. 19. MOAR JAVA 19
  20. 20. Ohloh 20
  21. 21. Indeed 21
  22. 22. HN 22
  23. 23. Linkedin 23
  24. 24. LinkedIn 24
  25. 25. LinkedIn 25
  26. 26. RedMonk 26
  27. 27. So? 27
  28. 28. Java is [still] not dead 28
  29. 29. And people are figuring that out 29
  30. 30. 30
  31. 31. 31
  32. 32. What people have not figured out [yet] 32
  33. 33. Java is aggressively diverse 33
  34. 34. So go forth and spread the word 34
  35. 35. @sogrady redmonk.com/sogrady 35

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