Hadi Hariri takes a look at code usually written when developing business applications and how to refactor this using functional paradigms, and more importantly, see if these provides any value.
Trisha Gee shows how to build a fully working end-to-end application using just the core libraries available in the latest version of Java.
Scott Wlaschin overviews and demonstrates a number of design patterns for functional programming.
Donald Belcham shares from his experience tuning the performance of a system in a short time.
The authors introduce Alembic, a new static analysis tool that frees programmers from having to manually move computation to exploit locality in PGAS programs.
Kai Kreuzer, Olaf Weinmann explain how Eclipse SmartHome can benefit from Vorto, so that the efforts of adding support for new devices in a commercial solution such as QIVICON can be heavily reduced.
Ed Merks, Eike Stepper introduce Oomph, its architecture, and how to author a fully automated script that always produces the desired Eclipse development environment.
Ruth John discusses about the browser, it’s emerging technologies and how much mobile technology has changed the direction of the web, when to go “web” and when to stay “native”.
Itamar Syn-Hershko discusses full text search, what it is, how it works, improving relevance ranking, tackling multi-lingual search and challenges doing it with Lucene and Elasticsearch.
Mickael Istria showcases a number of extensions to the Eclipse IDE making it easier to import projects (simple or complex) and honoring modularity in the Project Explorer.
Matthias Sohn presents the some of the new or improved features in JGit and EGit 3.4: Luna, symlinks, submodules, stashes, hooks (in progress).
Gil Tene introduces org.ObjectLayout, a new Java package designed specifically to enable JVMs to optimize memory layout for arrays and objects matching the performance of arrays of structs in C.