What is a Java Champion?
The official web page explains:
“Java Champion” is like a title of honor, I think. Java Champions can take part in special events, for example, before JavaOne they have a event in Oracle HQ and they are told about an overview of JavaOne of the year.
Champions can use a champion logo. It is in this page.
Who is a Java Champion?
The name of Java Champions are published on this web page.
I counted. There are over 200 champions in the world.
How can we become a Java Champion?
Nominees are named and selected through a peer review process.
In Japan, we have two Java Champions. I feel it is not enough. Most Japanese don’t use English, so champions can’t see candidates in Japan. “Visibility” is very important. You know I am a JUG leader in Japan, so I continue to publish information about Java on this blog using English!