Overheard words: Is mobile really all there is to Java anymore?

If it seems to you that mobile is eating the world, including the world of Java development, then you're not alone. But let's just take a minute to listen in and reflect on this recent conversation from a (to remain nameless) conference floor.

Joe: Well, it sure seems like all developers everywhere are creating nothing other than mobile apps these days.

Fred: How did you come to that conclusion?

Joe: Well, look around you at this conference. Everyone is constantly on their mobile phone, using the apps on their mobile phone, constantly, all the time, even while they're attending sessions at this conference, even while the speaker is talking. They're hardly even looking up at all anymore, they're typing away madly, twittering, or swiping, or whatever, all the time, on their mobile phone...

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