InfoQ eMag: Java 8
The release of Java 8 was considered a game changer for the Java platform. With new features like lambda expressions, streams, and the new Date and Time APIs, the Java 8 demonstrates that a language can be modernized without compromising stability or backward compatibility. In this eMag we explore some of the important or lesser known features of Java 8, along with a glimpse of how we got here.
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Oracle Releases Videos and Slides from the 2013 JVM Language Summit by Alex Blewitt Posted on Nov 15, 2013 1
Mission Control and Flight Recorder on HotSpot JVM by Fabian Lange Posted on Oct 10, 2013 6
Azul Systems and Gil Tene, CTO and Co-Founder, Named "JCP Member of the Year" at JavaOne by Charles Humble Posted on Oct 02, 2013
Benchmarking JVM Concurrency Options for Java, Scala and Akka by Michael Slinn Posted on Apr 26, 2012 2
Martin Odersky on Typesafe Stack and the Future of Scala by Michael Floyd Posted on Mar 12, 2012 2
Book Review and Interview: Java Performance, by Charlie Hunt and Binu John by Charles Humble Posted on Feb 01, 2012
Twitter Shifting More Code to JVM, Citing Performance and Encapsulation As Primary Drivers by Charles Humble Posted on Jul 04, 2011 14
Top 20 Web Frameworks for the JVM
Since the early days of Java, there have been many frameworks and libraries that have tried to improve web developers productivity and this trend has continued with JVM languages like Groovy, Scala, JRuby, Clojure, etc. Using the new community research tool, we at InfoQ want to get YOUR opinions on the relative importance and maturity of a variety of web frameworks that are targeted for the JVM.
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