JavaOne: Bullets from Day 1 Keynote

  • 60% of NTT Docomo's $10 Billion in revenue can be attributable to java. That's $6 billion!!!
  • Java enabled handsets now exceeds the number of Java enabled PC's.
  • The percentage of Java-enabled computing devices has grown by 42 percent in 2004
  • There are now 4.5 million Java platform developers.
  • There are over 2.5 billion Java technology-enabled devices.
  • After a slow chill in the relationship between Sun and IBM... IBM has renewed it's commitment to Java as well as IBM's suite of software on Solaris.
  • John Loiacono, executive vice president from Sun stated that
    "at least 8000 people were in the general session audience and he expected nearly 10,000 to 15,000 people in the halls throughout the next few days."