Java is already in its teenage years. And this year we are expecting its 11 edition.

This version will be focused on “re-thinking past decisions”.

This version will be focused on re-thinking past decisions”.

For convenience, JDK was shipped with features part of JavaEE. Another design decision in the past was the support for CORBA.  JavaFX was also part of the standard JRE. Well now, they would be all gone.

This may affect a small percentage of the enterprise applications which still use the old approaches.

Frankly, I haven’t seen a lot of demand for JavaFX. Which raises the question will there be any future for a desktop application using traditional Java components or the project Nashorn will be the preferred way to work with the Desktop environment?

“Do we see the dead of the traditional Java GUI apps?”

Aleks Vladimriov is a Senior Software Developer, recognized Project Manager and Soft-skilled trainer and a coach.

Aleks Vladimirov

Solution Engineering Manager at Thales | Senior IT Professional | Startup Mentor and Product Manager

Aleks is experienced Product Manager with an engineer background and over 10 years of experience as a software developer. He works with different governments and is responsible for negotiation features and requirements, understanding the customers’ needs and supporting the senior management with regular reports and analysis. He held various positions starting as a software developer, moving to a team leader and software architect.

He strives in waterfall and agile environment alike. He is certified Scrum Master and Prince2 Practitioner and he knows how to design business processes and help teams optimize their work.
During his tenure, he had to wear many hats, prioritizing business requirements, delegating work and mentoring team members, creating mockups with Balsamiq, providing MS Project plan to the senior management.

He had worked in many international teams, located in the same city or distributed in different countries and continents. He had been a team leader of cross functional international team of 8 people.

In his current position, he is very much client focused. He has excellent presentation skills.
He delivers training sessions on presentation skills and leadership and he had helped hundred of people to improve their presentation skills.

He is also interested in creating more positive changes in the workplace by using entrepreneurship skills.
He had won startup competition where his team had validated and develop a business idea from scratch.

In his free time, he writes in his blog about effective product development.

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