Reveno is a powerful new, easy to use, highly performant, JVM based lock-free transaction processing framework based on CQRS and event-sourcing patterns. In this article we will develop a simple trading system implementation using the Reveno framework.
invokedynamic was the first new Java bytecode since Java 1.0 and was crucial in implementing the "headline" features of Java 8 (such as lambdas and default methods). In this article, we take a deep dive into invokedynamic and explain why it is such a powerful tool for the Java platform and for JVM languages such as JRuby and Nashorn.
In this article we explore how to create automated fluent BDD scenarios using the Screenplay Pattern – a possible outcome of mercilessly refactoring Page Objects using SOLID design principles.
Billed as a Weekend Read, the All About Java 8 Lambdas book covers much more than just lambdas; it’s the book to read if you know Java and need to get up to speed on Java 8. Read on for the review.
This article demonstrates a solution for automating the build, deployment and management of a Docker Java microservices application on any cloud or virtualization platform. 1
Clojure in Action, written by Amit Rahore and Francis Avila, is an essential, thorough, and well organized introduction to Clojure 1.6 core parts. InfoQ has spoken with Francis Avila.
Java performance issues are often attributable to bad database access patterns. In this article a top performance field engineer demonstrates his patterns for diagnosing database related issues.
IAP is an emerging highly performant protocol standard alternative to HTTP designed with the modern application stack in mind. ION is a high speed alternative to JSON and Protocol Buffers.
Nir Cohen describes Wagon, which takes Python wheels, packages them together, adds metadata, and allows for offline extraction and installation.
Addison Wesley’s Clojure Recipes is a new book that aims to help developers to get deeper into Clojure, moving from a generic understanding of the language to setting up more complex projects.
Project Jigsaw, destined to bring modular programming into the Java mainstream, is starting to take its final form. This tutorial considers all aspects of programming and migration to Project Jigsaw. 4
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Study Guide II-Review and Author Conversation
This new comprehensive handbook to Java and the Java OCP certification exam is a clear and complete Java 8 certification preparation, and indeed a great way to generally learn Java 8. 3