Project Jigsaw is the hallmark feature of Java 9, the next major version release of Java, and is destined to bring modular programming into the Java mainstream. After years of negotiating and myriad JSRs and JEPs, Jigsaw is starting to take its final form. This tutorial considers all aspects of programming and migration to Project Jigsaw.
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Study Guide II-Review and Author Conversation
The Oracle Java Certification exams are very difficult tests on every feature of Java, and obtaining certification gives hiring managers a very strong indication that you have a thorough understanding of Java. This handbook is a clear and complete exam preparation, and indeed a great pedal to the metal way to learn Java 8 even for those who may not be planning to become certified.
Learn how to place Baratine’s async POJO facade in front of an existing library without modification, using an API-centric approach to exposing a library as a high performance microservice.
The holiday season is a great time to think about our children and their futures. Devoxx4Kids organizers reveal tips for guiding our fledglings into a lucrative future in programming & electronics.
In this article Plumbr's development lead describes techniques used to successfully release a major upgrade to the Plumbr Java Performance Monitoring solution, without being burned by the usual fires
In this article Rafael Winterhalter, creator of the bytecode manipulation tool Byte Buddy, provides detailed guidance on how to easily create Java agents using Byte Buddy.
In this article, we look at some of the "missing features" of Java, as well as the work, if any to remediate those. 20
This article takes a deep dive into using Spring Session taking advantage of recent technologies and avoiding the limitations of traditional session management employed by enterprise Java 6
Language designers are tempted to graft functional monads onto imperative languages due to a flaw in the basic concurrency abstract, the thread; a flaw that is easily rectified by introducing fibers. 4
The book Software Development Metrics by Dave Nicolette explores how to use metrics to track and guide software development. It describes metrics for steering work and for managing improvement.
Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model introduces the actor model and describes most of the patterns found in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. 2
In this article, GC expert Monica Beckwith makes the case for JEP 248, the proposal to make G1 the default garbage collector in OpenJDK 9. 6