JShell brings about Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) to Java. REPL is an efficient, interactive way for developers to validate their code snippets without having to compile, run and then debug their entire program.
The Java Identity API provides a framework for representing and interacting with identity attributes in Java applications. Ron Monzillo, specification lead for JSR 351, the spec for this API, spoke at the JavaOne 2011 Conference last week about the JSR proposal scope, its current state and future plans for the specification.
After a difficult first year in charge of JavaOne in 2010, most people I spoke to at JavaOne this year felt Oracle was having more success with the conference this time round. The vendor really needed to show a broad spectrum of the Java community that it had successfully integrated Sun's Java teams, and was starting to drive the platform forward again, and it succeeded in those aims.
Java EE next release will support cloud computing, multi-tenancy, elasticity and caching features. Oracle team presented the future product roadmaps for Java ME, SE and EE platforms at JavaOne 2011 Conference on Tuesday. Twitter also announced during the keynote that they are joining Java Community Process (JCP) and OpenJDK project.
Yesterday at JavaOne, the Apache Foundation announced the availability of the Apache TomEE stack, a Java EE 6 Web Profile Compatible Implementation.
ZeroTurnaround have compared and contrasted the state of the technologies used for software development, and analyzed the tool-usage aspect of Indian productivity. The survey covers application servers (containers), IDEs, frameworks and build tools used by Java teams across India and globally.
It was announced today (October 3rd, 2011) at JavaOne that Heroku, SalesForce.com's recently acquired PaaS provider, is getting Scala support. Heroku is teaming up with Typesafe to add Scala support to the Heroku platform. Typesafe, "the Scala company", was co-founded by Scala creator Martin Odersky.
Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect for Java at Oracle, gave details of developments in Java 8 and beyond, and announced the GA release of JavaFX 2.0 during his keynote session at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco.
CloudBees continue to deepen their support for Java with the first production-ready Platform as a Service to support the Java EE 6 Web Profile Specification
Bill Heinzman spoke at the recent JavaOne conference about bridging cross-platform transactions between enterprise Java and .NET applications. He also discussed the technologies that provide distributed transactions using standards like WS-Atomic Transaction and WS-Coordination and direct bridging using a shared-memory, Java Virtual Machine (JVM)-to-CLR implementation.
A fine-grained authorization system based on XACML specification can increase agility and control in addition to traditional role based access control method of authorizing users based on their roles. Subbu Devulapalli spoke at JavaOne 2010 Conference about standards and deployment models in user authorization. He also discussed best practices when implementing authorization in Java applications.
Brian Goetz and Cliff Click spoke at JavaOne conference last week about concurrency revolution from a hardware perspective. They said CPU designers will focus on parallelism in the future for increasing throughput of the systems. They also discussed some point solutions like Thread Pools, Fork/Join, Map/Reduce and Actors to achieve the concurrency in applications.
Oracle has announced the call for JavaOne papers for the re-scheduled conference, which will now run alongside Oracle OpenWorld from September 19-23 2010. The closing date for submissions is March 14, 2010.
During the first General Session of JavaOne 2009 Sun's Jonathan Schwartz and James Gossling launched the public beta of its new Java App Store.
At JavaOne 2008 conference, Ben Alex from SpringSource talked about emerging security requirements in enterprise applications. He discussed the standards like Servlet Security, JAAS, CAPTCHA, Single Sign-On and Federated Identity using OpenID technology. The presentation also included the standards on securing web services (WS-Security), JMS messaging and ESB.