The Java future is secure, at least according to Oracle
Oracle has outlined at JavaOne, a conference that takes place in San Francisco, the future of the Java platform.Hasan Rizvi, executive vice president, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Java, and the Oracle Java Development team leaders explained that beginning with the Java SE 7 Update 6, released in August of 2012, consumers and developers have access to the latest Java SE features and security updates, no matter the platform.
Oracle has also released JavaFX developer preview for Linux/ARM, a tool intended to be used with ARM-based devices together with Oracle’s Java SE port for ARM.
The Plans for Java SE 8 are moving forward and the final package should be available at the end of 2013. Moreover, the OpenJDK Community continues to host the development of the reference implementation of Java SE 8.
More details about the Java roadmap can be found in the official announcement.