In this example-driven article, Joachim Haagen Skeie walks you step by step through using open source tools like JMap, VisualVM, BTrace, and EurekaJ to get under the hood of your running Java apps to effectively diagnose performance and memory problems.
This article presents a library supporting the development of highly-scalable applications that take advantage of an underlying multi-core hardware. The library is part of the Amino Library Project. One example: ensure scalability of applications by using , java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap to replace a synchronized HashTable.
JavaFX represents a significant shift in the way Sun engages with the Java product market. Rather than focusing solely on the underlying technology, Sun is looking to provide a complete solution for an individual market. With the 1.0 release imminent InfoQ takes a look at the platform and talks to Sun Staff Engineer Joshua Marinacci about the upcoming release.