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The Java Garbage Collection Mini-Book
This book is aimed specifically at Java architects and senior developers who want a rapid introduction to how garbage collection works, the different underlying algorithms and memory structures, which collectors are commonly used, and how to choose one over another. It also offers some advise on tuning a collector and programming to generate less garbarge.
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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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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.