Java Desktop is still alive

Wednesday 07.11.2018
Gerrit Grunwald, Senior Software Engineer bei Karakun AG Gerrit is a software engineer with more than fifteen years of experience in software development. He is a true believer in open source and has participated in popular projects like as well as his own projects (TilesFX, Medusa, Enzo, SteelSeries Swing, SteelSeries Canvas). Gerrit blogs regularly at, he is an active member of the Java community, where he founded and leads the Java User Group Münster (Germany), is a JavaOne rockstar and Java Champion. He is a speaker at conferences and user groups internationally and writes for several magazines.

With the renaming of JavaOne to CodeOne, Oracle plans to provide additional space for programming languages like Go, Rust, Python and JavaScript. The first edition of this new conference format took place end of Oct 18 in San Francisco. Gerrit Grunwald, Senior Software Engineer at Karakun, reports about his experiences and findings in San Francisco.

Most important: CodeOne is still the platform to gain the latest insights from the Java ecosystem. AND: Java Desktop is still alive.

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