From the phone to the cloud, where will developers look for a unified, unencumbered platform?
What are the implications of Oracle's lawsuit on the future of robust multi-targeted virtual machines in the software universe? This is a question I've been asking myself over the past few weeks. The vast majority of software written today runs on one of a few runtime environments - the JVM (Java's runtime), the…
Like many, I've long maintained that Oracle is the worst possible steward for the Java platform. Their corporate philosophy is fundamentally incompatible with the environment of openness and community engagement at Sun that gave rise to Java. When Sun was on the rocks, we all prayed that IBM or Google would pick up the Java mantle. When the news of Oracle's acquisition of Sun was announced we all, from the JCP to the open source community to the…Continue
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