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    Interview: Today's Java with Cay Horstmann

    by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 13, 2013 2

    Cay S. Horstmann, author of Core Java Volumes 1 & 2, has written about Java since the beginning. Topics include the forthcoming Java 8, Java's vendor support, and the language's role in modern software development.

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    Oracle and the Java Ecosystem

    by Charles Humble Follow 746 Followers on  Jan 16, 2012 11

    Oracle is making huge efforts to engage with the wider Java ecosystem, but challenges still remain.

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    A Brief Introduction to the Java and .NET Patent Issues

    by Tim Smith Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 09, 2010 9

    With the recent legal battle between Google and Oracle there is a renewed focus on the patent issues for Java and .NET. Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation. Possible motivations for Google Android’s unique implementation are also covered.


JSR 292 and the Multi-lingual JVM

Posted by Charles Humble Follow 746 Followers on  Apr 27, 2010

Java 7 aims to improve support for dynamic languages through JSR 292. InfoQ takes a detailed look at the problems JSR 292 solves, and talks to JRuby lead Charles Nutter about JSR 292 in practice. 5


Evolving Java Without Changing the Language

Posted by Charles Humble Follow 746 Followers on  Oct 15, 2009

InfoQ examines three techniques for encouraging experimentation with potential new Java language features - DSLs, the annotation processor, and moving the syntactic sugar from the language to the IDE. 14


Modular Java: What Is It?

Posted by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 23, 2009

Over the last few years, modularity for Java has been an active discussion topic. Several JSRs show modularity is necessary for Java's evolution. What does modularity mean, and why should you care? 4

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