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Go for the Money! JSR 354 Adds First Class Money and Currency Support to Java
Mar 03, 2015
First class money and currency support in Java are almost here. In this article Credit Suisse's Anatole Tresch JSR 354 spec lead, discusses the shortcomings of the legacy currency and money support, motivation for the new APIs, and lots of examples.
Microservices: Decomposing Applications for Deployability and Scalability
May 25, 2014
This article describes the increasingly popular Microservice architecture pattern, used to architect large, complex and long-lived applications as a set of cohesive services that evolve over time.
Type Annotations in Java 8: Tools and Opportunities
May 05, 2014
With Java 8, annotations can be written not only on declarations, but on any use of a type such as types in declarations, generics, and casts. This article introduces the new type annotation syntax and practical tools to boost productivity and build higher-quality software.
Intuitive, Robust Date and Time Handling, Finally Comes to Java
Apr 21, 2014
Date and time are fundamental concepts to many applications, yet Java SE had no good API to handle them; until now! With Java SE 8, java.time provides a well-structured API to cover date and time. In this article, JSR-310 (Java Date and Time API's) spec-lead and Jodatime author Stephen Colbourne discusses the new API's as well as the background for Date and Time handling in Java 8.