Over a million developers have joined DZone.
{{announcement.body}}
{{announcement.title}}

Sun JCP Survey Ignores Desktop Java

DZone's Guide to

Sun JCP Survey Ignores Desktop Java

· Java Zone ·
Free Resource

Microservices. Streaming data. Event Sourcing and CQRS. Concurrency, routing, self-healing, persistence, clustering...learn how Akka enables Java developers to do all this out of the box! Brought to you in partnership with Lightbend.

On Friday morning, somewhat reluctantly, I decided to fill in Sun's JCP survey with the faint hope that it might somehow make the process better. The survey didn't seem to be that well thought out, failing to provide "not applicable" opt-out choices for questions that users may know nothing about.

But as a Swing developer I do wonder what I was meant to do when faced with the page below. I thought Java on the desktop was a new priority? Perhaps "Enterprise Application" is meant to cover it?

[img_assist|nid=2563|title=|desc=|link=none|align=undefined|width=500|height=304]

Microservices. Streaming data. Event Sourcing and CQRS. Concurrency, routing, self-healing, persistence, clustering...learn how Akka enables Java developers to do all this out of the box! Brought to you in partnership with Lightbend. 

Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}