Honored at JavaOne, the 2013 Duke's Choice Awards prove that lots of innovation is happening in the Java community. This year’s Duke’s Choice Award winners range from the serious and cerebral to the practical, amusing, and entertaining. These projects are pushing the frontiers of medicine and technology by simulating the human (more...)
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his (more...)
Josh Juneau works at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory as an Application Developer and System Analyst. He primarily uses Java, PL/SQL and Jython. A major mover and shaker in the world of Jython, he is editor of the Jython Monthly newsletter and the voice of the Jython Podcast. He is the (more...)
Simon Ritter, an Oracle Java Technology Evangelist who is renowned for his entertaining and informative JavaOne sessions, has been in the IT business since 1984 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Brunel University in the U.K.
Originally working in the area of UNIX development for (more...)
The Java Commmunity Process is the way Java technology gets discussed, changed and improved. Anyone can participate in reviewing and providing feedback for the Java Specification Requests (JSRs), and anyone can sign up to become a JCP Member and then participate on the Expert Group of a JSR or even (more...)
Oracle, Eurotech, Hitachi Communication Technologies America and Hitachi Consulting Collaborate to Present a Live, Conference Attendee People Counter Solution
A joint initiative between Oracle, Eurotech, Hitachi Communication Technologies America (Hitachi CTA) and Hitachi Consulting has led to the creation of a new demonstration of the Internet of Things (IoT) concept: (more...)
United we stand. United we remember.
Java SE 7 Update 40 is now available for download. Java SE 7 Update 40 (7u40) features and enhancements include: advanced monitoring and diagnostic capabilities that enable developers to gather detailed runtime information and perform efficient data analysis without impacting system performance; a new security policy that gives system administrators (more...)
Java Champions are developers who have made important contributions to the Java community; JavaOne Rock Stars are developers who have given highly rated sessions at JavaOne. Adam Bien is both – and one of the most distinguished Java developers in the community. He is an Expert Group member for the (more...)
Markus Eisele is a principal technology consultant working for msg systems ag in Germany. He is a software architect, developer, and consultant and also writes for IT magazines. Eisele joined msg in 2002 and was a member of the Center of Competence IT–Architecture for nine years. After that, he moved (more...)
Selected for their technical knowledge, leadership, inspiration, and tireless work for the Java community; two new Java Champions have been selected. They are Tasha Carl and Gerrit Grunwald. Congratulations!
Tasha Carl (July '13, Belgium)
A self-described "Byte Alchemist," Tasha has been a freelance Java/Web developer and software architect since 1997. (more...)
Duke is the official mascot of Java technology. Each year, Oracle releases a new Duke personality. This year we offer "Scientist Duke." Much like a genius developer would with Java technologies, Scientist Duke is engaged in developing, mixing, testing the latest ingredients to create the greatest formula/product/innovation ever.