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Monday, May 09, 2011

Joining Oracle

I guess I've always been a UI guy and my attempts to deny it have failed! Don't get me wrong, I've been doing UI for the past couple of years but it's been on the application side. That was a great experience but it was time for a change.

Why join Oracle? Oracle isn't kidding. They are taking Java forward, removing roadblocks and doing whatever it takes. We've seen a few examples of this already. Oracle and IBM are working together. Oracle and Apple are working together and the Mac JVM is going to be better than ever. The old suspicions are gone and everyone is open for business.

At this point it's not quite clear exactly where I fit in but I'm an Eclipse fan and Oracle is an Eclipse supporter, so it makes sense to post here.

Now I'm off to fix some Swing bugs ...