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Surface Sales and Java Adware

Surface Sales and Java Adware

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Both TechCrunch &
Engaget report that
surface sold well during the last quarter when contrasting it’s sales of 926M to 4.9B iPad sales.

But the number is a bit misleading as the surface is really comparable to the iPad pro line in terms of pricing/target market
and I would guess the sales are very close and might have exceeded those of the Apple device.

This is important since both devices target the very lucrative enterprise/professional user market and both require
touch friendly apps. Both are hard to reach for Java developers and as such Codename One is the only solution
that can properly natively address both…​

This is fact is further highlighted by the recent news that
Oracle is now bundling adware into the JRE distribution
making Java even less viable on the desktop.

While Windows Mobile might never catch up to iOS or Android surface might bring a fresh set of users who
were stuck in the past up until now.

An influx of users looking for apps to install is a very profitable place to be in…​

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