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  • Hunting Java Concurrency Bugs

    by Dr. Heinz Kabutz on  Aug 05, 2014 2

    Concurrency bugs include race conditions, code reordering, field visibility issues, live locks, deadlocks and performance related bugs, such as contention and starvation. In this article Java Specialist Dr. Heinz Kabutz examines two threading bugs he discovered in the core Java libraries.

  • Scala 2.12 Will Only Support Java 8

    by Ben Evans on  Jul 29, 2014

    Scala 2.12 will require a Java 8 or above JVM to run. This release, scheduled for release in early 2016, will not run on any JVM before version 8.

  • A Few Good Rules

    by Peter Neumark on  Jul 25, 2014

    Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date. Using Netflix and Prezi as examples, Peter illustrates with technical examples when to stick to standards and when to move on to better solutions.

Introducing Spring XD, a Runtime Environment for Big Data Applications

Posted by Charles Humble on  Jul 23, 2014

Spring XD (eXtreme Data) is Pivotal’s Big Data play. It joins Spring Boot and Grails as part of the execution portion of the Spring IO platform. 1

A Large-Scale Empirical Study on Software Reuse in Mobile Apps

Posted by Israel J. Mojica, Bram Adams, Meiyappan Nagappan, Steffen Dienst, Thorsten Berger, Ahmed E. Hassan on  Jul 20, 2014

In this article, authors discuss a case study of several Android mobile apps to analyze software reuse in terms of inheritance and code reuse as well as framework reuse of whole apps.

Unusual Ways to Create a Mobile App

Posted by Niklas Therning, Sven Efftinge on  Jul 16, 2014

There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications in the iOS or Android app stores. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend.

A Roadmap to Agile Documentation

Posted by Ester F. Gonçalves on  Jul 15, 2014

This article presents an agile approach to the production of different types of documentation, in different phases of an application lifecycle, and adapted to the different target audiences.

Cindy Walker on Data Management Best Practices and Data Analytics Center of Excellence

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jul 13, 2014

Cindy Walker spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference about using semantic approaches to augment data management practices. InfoQ spoke with her about these best practices and data analytics.

Virtual Panel: Real-world JavaScript MVC Frameworks

Posted by Dio Synodinos on  Jul 11, 2014

InfoQ asked the opinion of experts practitioners about how they use these frameworks and the best practices they follow when developing JavaScript applications.

Where Has the Java PermGen Gone?

Posted by Monica Beckwith on  Jul 07, 2014

Prior to JDK8 class metadata and constants would live in an area called the “permanent generation”. In JDK8 PermGen has now moved to native memory, to an area known as the “Metaspace”. 2

VRaptor MVC Framework; Powerful Simplicity

Posted by Rodrigo Turini on  Jul 02, 2014

VRaptor's latest version 4 CDI MVC framework is now available. In this article we take a tour of how to use this simple but powerful framework to build web applications 2

Preparing for Scale: InfoQ Virtual Roundtable with Cloud Practitioners

Posted by Richard Seroter on  Jun 29, 2014

How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic.

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