Pleased to announce that I have been selected as a “Java Champion” and happen to be the first one in India. Java today is a mature technology that is being taught and used throughout the software world. However it is still evolving and venturing into new domains and uses. This is an exciting time to be working on Java and the ‘Java Champion’ selection makes it that much more fun.
Here’s some info about the “Java Champions” project.
Founded in 2005, the Java Champions project is a community of influential thought-leaders who have a passion for Java technology. The concept behind the Java Champions program is to build a somewhat informal but select grouping of Java technology leaders from different areas of the community including professional developers/architects, academics, authors, consultants, and other influencers. Sun wants to engage with these community leaders to give them the opportunity to provide feedback on technology ideas and directions for Sun…
More info about Java Champions can be found at – https://java-champions.dev.java.net/
Thank you Sun and the Champions selection committee. Also a big thank you to my family, friends and all those I have worked with and learned from over the years.