Google’s J2ObjC 1.0 Translates Java into Objective-C by Abel Avram Posted on Feb 05, 2016
Q&A with Aleksey Shipilev on Compact Strings Optimization in OpenJDK 9 by Monica Beckwith Posted on Feb 04, 2016
Google Kick-Starts Git Ketch: A Fault-Tolerant Git Management System by Abraham Marín Pérez Posted on Feb 02, 2016
Clojure 1.8 Improves Performance and Development Experience by Abraham Marín Pérez Posted on Jan 27, 2016
Hazelcast Version 3.6 Features Performance Improvements and Cloud Management by Victor Grazi Posted on Jan 25, 2016
Programming with Modularity and Project Jigsaw. A Tutorial Using the Latest Early Access Build by Nicolai Parlog Posted on Jan 19, 2016 4
Exposing the Lucene Library as a Microservice with Baratine by Sean Wiley Posted on Jan 05, 2016
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?