You can stop holding your breath now. We have determined the Top 20 (meaning: most popular) Tech Articles Published by OTN in 2011!
What conclusions can we draw from this list? Well, for one: Traditionally, we publish a "Top 10" list at the end of the calendar year. But in 2011, there were so many popular articles published that this ceiling was too limiting.
- Java developers love reading articles. Total domination of the page view numbers this year.
- Adam Bien is not only a Java Champion, but a Page Views Champion as well. Neither Brittany Spears nor George Clooney would have been more helpful to us in that department.
- You all seem fairly curious about Java 7, Java EE, and JavaFX.
- If you have your own observations, let's see them in comments.
Without further delay, here's the list:
- Fork and Join: Java Can Excel at Painless Parallel Programming Too! (Julien Ponge)
- Taking Your First Steps with Oracle Solaris 11 (Brian Leonard & Glynn Foster)
- Contexts and Dependency Injection in Java EE 6 (Adam Bien)
- Unit Testing for Java EE (Adam Bien)
- Neural Networks on the NetBeans Platform (Zoran Sevarac)
- Oracle Senior VP Steve Harris on Oracle’s Vision of Java (Janice J. Heiss)
- Oracle Database 11g Express Edition Quick Tour (Przemyslaw Piotrowski)
- Looking Ahead to Java SE 7 and 8: A Discussion with Oracle’s Java Language Architect, Brian Goetz (Janice J. Heiss)
- Working with Java SE 7 Exception Changes (Manfred Riem)
- Client-Side Improvements in Java 6 and Java 7 (Josh Marinacci)
- How I Simplified Oracle Database Installation on Oracle Linux (Ginny Henningsen)
- The DBA’s Guide to Setting Up Oracle RAC One Node and Oracle Data Guard (Martin Bach)
- Integration Testing for Java EE (Adam Bien)
- Build a .NET Application on the Oracle Database with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (John Paul Cook)
- Templating with JSF 2.0 Facelets (Deepak Vohra)
- Using Adobe Flex and JavaFX with JavaServer Faces 2.0 (Re Lai)
- Series: Oracle Exadata Command Reference (Arup Nanda)
- Better Resource Management with Java SE 7: Beyond Syntactic Sugar (Julien Ponge)
- Using Transitions for Animation in Oracle's JavaFX 2.0 (James L. Weaver)
- Scaling a PHP MySQL Web Application, Part 1 (Eli White)
Want to see your name on this list for 2012? We're always looking for good writers. Looking forward to seeing your proposals!
Photo: Preetam Rai