The Java Community Process machinery has started cranking on Java EE again, a little over a year after Java EE 7 was released. The goal is to create the next major version of Java Enterprise Edition. Meet Java EE 8 and JSR 366!
This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. Swift is an alternative to Objective-C introducing syntactical concepts and programming paradigms well known from other languages but not available in iOS and OSX world yet. In this article, Gustavo Machado, vice president of engineering at KidoZen, details why Swift is an enrichment to iOS and OSX.
Donald Raab, creator of GS Collections, open sourced by Goldman Sachs in 2012, reveals the power of that framework, and how together with Lambda expressions, it sprinkles Java with some of the sparkle of Smalltalk.
Building Android and iOS applications using JavaFX, now included in Java 8, is a game changer for JavaFX. In this article we will show how to develop and upload JavaFX Applications on Android devices. 8
Apache CouchDB is a Document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve. 3
Concurrency bugs come in many forms. In this article Java Specialist Dr. Heinz Kabutz examines two threading bugs he discovered in the core Java libraries. 5
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.
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.
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
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.