Java 8 shipped with new language features and libraries and Spring 4.x is already supporting many of these. Some of the new Java 8 features don’t have an impact on Spring and can just be used as is, while other Java 8 features require Spring to explicitly support them. This article will walk you through the new Java 8 features that are supported by Spring 4.0 and 4.1.
In this part 2 of InfoQ's conversation with Gil Tene of Azul Systems, Gil discusses their latest engineering project aimed at bring better low-level memory layout control to Java, and the requirement modern high-performance Java applications have for this solution.
Though many of these features are also new to C#, there are quite a few enhancements meant specifically to smooth some of VB’s rough edges. 1
It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. This article lets you to create trees and presents on your iOS device using Apple Swift. Merry Swiftmas!
Bootstrap is a front-end framework for element positioning, application responsiveness and multi-device rendering. This article shows how to use it, along with ShieldUI, to create a sales dashboard.
Even with WiX, working with Windows Installer packages can be quite difficult. Oleg Shilo’s solution is to ditch the XML entirely and create MSI packages using traditional C# code. 2
There are two basic types of OOP: Simula and Smalltalk. Simula is well represented in .NET by C#. With Alan Lovejoy’s Essence#, we can see what a Smalltalk inspired language would look like.
The holy grail of database development is the ability to treat database objects as if they were normal source code. While SQL Server Data Tools doesn’t quite that level, it gets very close.
It’s unthinkable for modern application developers to work without source control, yet somehow, databases are often left out. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing graph data.
In this installment of our .NET Open Source series we talk to Thomas Imart. His library, Tweetinvi, is designed to make working with Twitter’s Stream API easier to use. 1