Java in Education Initiative Aims to Empower the Next Generation of Developers

July 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The Java in Education, launched by the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee, is making significant strides in promoting Java technology within educational institutions. This program seeks to bridge the gap between academia and industry, ensuring that Java remains a foundational skill for aspiring developers.

The initiative was introduced in June 2020 following discussions in JCP Executive Committee meetings. The JCP program, in collaboration with various Java User Groups (JUGs), aims to create and distribute educational materials highlighting modern Java’s benefits and capabilities. The goal is to dispel myths about Java’s limitations and demonstrate its relevance and power in contemporary software development.

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