Sun to launch world's biggest Java App Store

Sun Microsystems plans to launch an App Store that could make Apple's look smaller than a 7-Eleven by comparison. The server vendor hopes to increase sales and drive more business via the Java App Store. An app store based on Sun's Java programming language has potential because millions of software developers already create applications with […]

Sun Microsystems plans to launch an App Store that could make Apple's look smaller than a 7-Eleven by comparison. The server vendor hopes to increase sales and drive more business via the Java App Store. An app store based on Sun's Java programming language has potential because millions of software developers already create applications with Java, which has been out since the mid-1990s. Sun estimates Java-based software applications are already in use on over 4.5 billion computers, mobile phones and other gadgets, giving Java a huge potential market, writes Jonathan Schwartz.

Source:→ Computerworld