Go for the Money! JSR 354 Adds First Class Money and Currency Support to Java by Anatole Tresch Posted on Mar 03, 2015 1
Highly Distributed Computations Without Synchronization by Christopher Meiklejohn Posted on Feb 17, 2015 1
The Demise of Open Source Hosting Providers Codehaus and Google Code by Alex Blewitt Posted on Mar 22, 2015 1
RoboVM 1.0 Touts JVM-based Languages for iOS Development by Sergio De Simone Posted on Mar 20, 2015 4
Effektif Open Sources BPM Software with an Emphasis on Developers by Victor Grazi Posted on Mar 16, 2015 2
How Do You Handle Async APIs and Callback Hell?
Asynchronous APIs are increasingly popular but they are more tedious to program than their synchronous counterparts. How do you handle asynchronous APIs and stay out of Callback Hell?
Java 8: Will It See More Rapid Adoption?
Historically, organizations have tended to move to a new version of a language slowly (witness the looming crisis in Visual Basic 6). However Java 8 is arguably the biggest update to the language in many years and we therefore wondered if it might see a more rapid adoption.
What CI Server Do You Use?
Continuous Integration (CI) is a software development practice where members of a team integrate their work frequently - usually each person integrates at least daily - leading to multiple integrations per day. Each integration is verified by an automated build (including test) to detect integration errors as quickly as possible.
How Do You Access Your Relational Data from Java?
The Java language and platform offers a vast range of options when it comes to working with relational data, from raw JDBC to fully blown Object/Relational mapping (ORM) tools.
What Puzzles You Most About Functional Programming?
With so much diversity, it’s hard to define the exact scope of what exactly functional programming is. Is it a question of how to design your program, that is, using functions as the primary abstraction? Or is it about programming with mathematical functions, meaning pure functions that do not have side effects? And what are those monads again?