Chris Newland discusses performance-boosting techniques used by the JVM’s JIT and introduces JITWatch, a tool helping to get the best JVM performance for a code.
Bozhidar Batsov introduces CIDER, an interactive development environment for Clojure, discussing building dev tools on top of Emacs, the history of the project, current state and plans for its future.
Thomas Schindl introduces the components and APIs available to build a custom IDE, showing how to build one that has Syntax Highlighting, Autocomplete, Error Reporting, Outline-Viewer and git support.
Martin Lippert introduces “Boot Dashboard”, a new open source tool for developing, deploying and debugging microservices in the cloud.
Richard Warburton explains how to make effective use of Generics. Warburton sheds light on the planned changes in Java 10 using practical code examples at every step.
Helena Edelson addresses new architectures emerging for large scale streaming analytics based on Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra and Kafka (SMACK) or Apache Flink or GearPump.
Ian Bull introduces Node4J and explores the performance characteristics and highlights the tools that help one develop, debug and deploy Node.JS applications running directly on the JVM.
Thomas Schindl presents his view on the new Java 9 module system. He introduces the main concepts, presenting how it works and how it differs from OSGi.
Juergen Hoeller talks about the key themes in Spring 5, support for Java 8, comprehensive support for JDK 9, a strong focus on HTTP/2, and first-class support for Spring-style reactive architectures.
Martin Thompson focuses on algorithms which provide very high throughput while keeping latency low and predictable, discussing the concurrency theory and implementing these algorithms in Java 8.
Cliff Click takes a look at Java vs C performance. He discusses both languages' strong and weak points and the programming context surrounding language choices.
Sergi Almar presents how to enhance a traditional Spring MVC application with real-time functionalities and bidirectional messaging based on WebSockets for a more interactive user experience.