Monday, July 22, 2013

Oracle Introduces the “Make the Future Java Program” for JAVA Developers

“Make the Future Java” Programs Enhances the Enthusiasm and Productivity of Java Developers to Meet the Most Demanding Enterprise Requirements

Kuala Lumpur, July 19, 2013 - Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the world's leading IT solution provider, today launched the “Make the Future Java” for Java developers.

“Make the Future Java” is a series of programs and activities for Java developers around the world to share their enthusiasm for Java, increase their technical capabilities, network with other community members and possibly be recognized for exemplary uses of Java.

Some of the key Facts and Figures on Java:-

97% of enterprise desktops run Java
9 million Java developers worldwide
More than 3 billion devices are powered by Java technology
Over 50 million downloads of Java EE components including open source and commercial offerings
18 Java EE 6 compliant application server implementations are currently available.
80% of mobile developers target the Java platform
More than 125 million Java-based TV devices have been deployed.
Over 10 billion Java Cards have been shipped since its introduction

Cameron Purdy, vice president of Development, Oracle said, “Oracle is committed to, not only driving Java platform enhancements and technical innovations through collaboration with the Java community, but also, providing developers with the tools and resources they need to implement the latest releases.”

He further adds, “We hope to inspire students’ love of technology and computer science, and spark the next generation of Java innovation.”

The Make the Future Java Summer Workshop targets 13 to 18 year olds with an interest in Java programming. Oracle Academy staff members will help participants learn the Java programming language, using the award-winning Alice visual 3-D educational tool.

Students can also visit the Make the Future Java online learning resource center for award winning Alice, Greenfoot and BlueJ educational tools and tutorials to help them learn the Java programming language. Also available are tutorials and training modules to advance their JavaFX, NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Java SE and Java EE skills.

Currently, over 100 events are scheduled in 47 countries around the world.

In addition, the Make the Future Java Global Celebration hub provides a forum for Java community members to promote their Java EE 7 events and engage with the worldwide community by sharing videos, contributing blog content, Tweets using #javaee7 and Facebook photos.

The standard in community-driven enterprise software, Java EE 7 allows customers to deliver support for HTML5, further increase developer productivity and meet the most demanding enterprise requirements.

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