Used to be a software engineer, I am now the Director of Marketing for Excelsior LLC, a small ISV in Novosibirsk, Russia. We make and sell Excelsior JET, a tool that helps Java developers protect their code against decompilation and tampering and improves the end-user experience. Dmitry has posted 20 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

Try This Java Tool to Raise Money for Charity. You Can Help.

10.25.2012
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According to the Gift of Life foundation, in Europe and the United States 80% of children diagnosed with cancer survive.

In Russia fewer than 70% do.

Because the only difference is money, we have decided to run a small experiment.

Gift of Life Logo

Gift of Life helps Russian children and young adults whose families cannot afford treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. 

Through the end of 2012, you can purchase the entry-level version of our AOT-enhanced JVM, Excelsior JET, for a nominal fee of $10 per platform (Windows or Linux.) We shall donate all proceedings from these sales to Gift of Life on your behalf.

Should this campaign be a success, we shall extend it to 2013, or maybe try something different.

The “canonical” URL that will always point to then current campaign is:

www.ExcelsiorJET.com/charity

Please share it with your fellow Java developers. Thanks for your attention.

Published at DZone with permission of its author, Dmitry Leskov.

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