Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces Winners of the 2011 Duke’s Choice Awards

Award Recipients Showcase Innovative, Java-Powered Applications at JavaOne 2011

JAVAONE, SAN FRANCISCO – October 4, 2011

News Facts

The 2011 Duke's Choice Awards winners and their creative, Java-based technologies will be highlighted during JavaOne 2011 in San Francisco, October 2-6.

The winners of the 2011 Duke’s Choice Award are:

Arquillian Project – The Arquillian project simplifies integration testing for Java-based applications. It provides an easy mechanism for developers to test application code inside a remote or embedded container or by interacting as a client of the container. Learn more
dooApp –Infiltrea is an end-to-end solution, built with JavaFX and Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE), designed for green building professionals whose job is to measure the air tightness of buildings. Learn more
Inductive Automation – Ignition is a Java-based Web application that includes a business scorecard, to integrate different manufacturing machines using a central Web-server. It creates systems that cover the full spectrum between Human Machine Interface (HMI), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES), enabling rapid project development and deployment. Learn more
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) jHome – A complete home automation open-source API for GlassFish/JavaEE enabling developers to control anything in their homes such as lamps, LED lights or coffee machines. Learn more
JFrog – JFrog’s Artifactory is the world’s first binary repository manager. Built with the Content Repository API for Java (JCR) specification, it is helping change the way developers build and manage software modules by delivering high concurrency and unmatched data integrity. Learn more
JRebel – JRebel is a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) plug-in that enables Java developers to instantly see any code change made to an application. It allows developers to skip the build and redeploy phases and has prevented 39 million redeploys. Learn more
LMAX – The LMAX Disruptor is a multi-threaded, open-source concurrent programming framework designed for high-performance and low-latency transaction processing. Part of LMAX’s Java-based trading platform, the LMAX Disruptor replaces and outperforms java.util.concurrent.ArrayBlockingQueue by up to 80x. Learn more
Rockwell Automation – Rockwell Automation is creating its next generation, Java-enabled HMI device line of products that will allow for the automated communication and exchange of data to factory floor lines. Learn more
Sodbeans Project – The Sodbeans Project is an open-source, NetBeans-based module suite designed to enhance accessibility for the blind in modern programming environments. The NetBeans module suite includes a new programming language designed for ease-of-use, a text-to-speech engine designed to make NetBeans compatible with screen readers on multiple platforms and a number of features designed to make programming easier for the blind. Learn more
The Netty Project – The Netty Project is a Java-based new I/O (NIO) client server framework that enables quick and easy development of network applications. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server. Learn more

Java Facts and Figures

97% of enterprise desktops run Java
1 billion Java downloads each year
9 million developers worldwide
#1 programming language (TIOBE Programming Community Index)
More than 3 billion devices are powered by Java technology
40 million downloads of Java EE components, including Oracle GlassFish Server
Over 8 billion Java Card units have been shipped since its introduction
80% of mobile developers target the Java platform

Supporting Quotes

“The Duke's Choice Awards showcase the incredible creativity that takes place every day in the Java community,” said Amit Zavery, vice president product management – product development, Oracle. “This year’s winners demonstrate the countless ways that Java technology can be used to create innovative applications and products. Put in the hands of creative and passionate individuals, Java can have a significant impact on our lives.”

Supporting Resources

About Oracle

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About JavaOne

JavaOne San Francisco returns to the Zone October 2-6, a developer-friendly neighborhood. At the heart of the Zone is the Mason Street Cafe, a block-long playground and lounge bordered by JavaOne hotels (the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Hotel Nikko, and Parc 55 Wyndham). JavaOne brings experts and enthusiasts together for an extraordinary week of learning and networking focused entirely on all things Java and moving the #1 development platform forward. With more than 400 sessions covering top! ics that span the breadth of the Java universe, keynotes from foremost Java visionaries, and engaging activities geared toward developers, JavaOne is the world's most important event for the Java community. For more information, please visit: www.oracle.com/javaone.

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Contact Info

Letty Ledbetter
Oracle
+1.650.506.8071
letty.ledbetter@oracle.com

Jacki DeCoster
Oracle
+1.650.633.7788
jacki.decoster@oracle.com