Merry Christmas Everyone!
It's been a pretty amazing year for Java:
- A Great JavaOne... Growing and exciting. It's great to have
the bubble years fading into the past.
- The most important part of JavaOne - the t-shirt hurling
contest - was a huge amout of fun. Remember to be thinking of
ideas for your entry next year.
- 4.5M Developers, 1.5 billion devices. Whoo hoo!
- J2SE 5.0 (Tiger) FCSed. It's the most sweeping update
of Java ever
- 5M+ downloads of J2EE
- Netbeans 3.6, and
4.0 (fabulous! Come out from the dark and take it for a
- Java Studio Creator and Java Studio Enterprise 7 shipped.
- We finally settled all of our litigation with Microsoft. No
more legal distractions! No more long meetings with lawyers!