Simon Ritter

Simon Ritter

Recent Posts

How Millions of Java Developers Help Each Other

I recently came across a report from Vision Mobile about a survey of what developers want from a developer program. Since I’m celebrating fifteen years this month of working full-time with developers (it’s hard to believe I started as a Java Evangelist at Sun in January 2001) it seemed an interesting topic to look at.

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4 Reasons Why Java is Still #1

It’s the start of 2016, which means that we’ve now finished the “20 Years of Java” celebrations. Actually, although the announcement about Java (and the HotJava browser, which did not enjoy quite the same success) was made publicly on May 23rd, 1995, the first official release of the JDK was on January 23rd, 1996. You

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