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Once upon a time, JavaOne was the definitive Java conference in town. It was also the first large-scale conference exclusively focused on the Java language. Those days are long gone. Today, there are plenty of other popular Java conferences to choose from. Many Java developers are
choosing other conferences, possibly due to the new management (Oracle) or their choice for location: in the cramped hotels around the
Since JavaOne 2011 was just announced for October 2nd through the 6th, it's probably a good time to revisit the public opinion on Java conferences. What venue do most Java developers consider to be the definitive Java Conference?
Which of these do you see as the definitive Java conference?
31% (284 votes)
42% (389 votes)
6% (59 votes)
JAOO (now GOTO)
1% (13 votes)
No Fluff Just Stuff
12% (112 votes)
Other (Tell us!)
8% (74 votes)
Total votes: 931
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