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RebelLabs Celebrates All Things Java with the Publication of New Developer Resource Guide

“A Short History of Nearly Everything Java” Provides Developers with a Unique View into the History, Players and Opportunities for Contributing to the Betterment of Java

BOSTON – Sept. 22, 2014 – With JavaOne just around the corner, RebelLabs is pleased to announce the publication of its latest community resource, “A Short History of Nearly Everything Java” a comprehensive guide on the Java process, community and history overview of key Java events and innovations.

As the research and content arm of Java productivity tools vendor ZeroTurnaround, RebelLabs knows Java.  An ode to the beloved programming language, the JVM platform and the JDK, RebelLabs has produced a comprehensive, one-stop resource for the community and its contributors.  The new, special report aims to give an overview of the projects that the Java community is based on, how these have evolved over time, and how developers can take part in the advancement of Java for future generations.

“We are Java lovers and we want the platform to prosper and advance, despite the naysayers who claim Java is dead,” said Oliver White, Head of RebelLabs.  “We hope this document will serve as a useful reference for those who want to support the advancement of Java by offering tips and encouragement for giving back to the ecosystem that supports us all.”

In addition to the RebelLabs report, ZeroTurnaround will share its Java knowledge and expertise during the upcoming JavaOne Conference is San Francisco, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2014.  ZeroTurnaround executives will be featured speakers and panelists throughout the five-day conference agenda.  Conference attendees and Java enthusiasts are encouraged to stop by booth #5507 in the Hilton Ballroom to learn about ZeroTurnaround’s new XRebel interactive Java profiler and to win fun prizes by participating in a brief survey.

A complete listing of session titles and ZeroTurnaround speakers follows:

  • Sept. 28 at 9:00 a.m., “Meet the Netbeans Community” featuring Anton Arhipov, Product Manager at ZeroTurnaround
  • Sept. 29 at 7:00 p.m., “Development Horror Stories,” featuring Simon Maple, Developer Advocate at ZeroTurnaround
  • Sept. 29 at 2:30 p.m., “Unlocking the Magic of Monads in Java 8,” presented by Oleg Šelajev, Engineer and RebelLabs Editor at ZeroTurnaround
  • Sept. 29 at 9:00 p.m., “How to Make Your JUG and Java More Awesome,” with Simon Maple, Technical Evangelist at ZeroTurnaround
  • Sept. 30 at 2:30 p.m., “Ten Reasons Why Java Rocks More Than Ever,” presented by Geert Bevin, Hacker Activist at ZeroTurnaround
  • Sept. 30 at 8:00 p.m., “Community First: Bringing Java to the Community” featuring Simon Maple, Technical Evangelist at ZeroTurnaround
  • Oct. 1 at 8:30 a.m., “Do You Really Get Your IDE?” featuring Anton Arhipov, Product Manager at ZeroTurnaround
  • Oct. 1 at 3:00 p.m., “Do You Really Get Class Loaders?” with Simon Maple, Technical Evangelist at ZeroTurnaround
  • Oct. 1 at 4:30 p.m., “Programmers are Way Cooler than Musicians” presented by Geert Bevin, Hacker Activist at ZeroTurnaround

To download a copy of “A Short History of Nearly Everything Java” go to: http://0t.ee/historyofjava