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    A Detailed Look at The New File API in Java 7

    by Dmitriy Rogatkin Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 24, 2012 4

    Java 7 introduced a number of useful features to the language, including a new I/O file package which offers finer grained control over file system functionality, particularly for POSIX based systems. This article will first introduce the new API, and then explore it in more detail using an example of a web-based file manager project, called WebFolder.

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    Rejection of Social Media API by JCP Expert Group Members Sparks Debate On Innovation

    by Charles Humble Follow 970 Followers on  Apr 11, 2012

    When the JCP rejected JSR 357 (Social Media API) in an 8 to 5 vote, members criticised it for being too broad in scope and not taking sufficient account of security and the mobile space. However, members favouring the proposal indicated this was a political move and impedes innovation.

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    Oracle and the Java Ecosystem

    by Charles Humble Follow 970 Followers on  Jan 16, 2012 11

    Oracle is making huge efforts to engage with the wider Java ecosystem, but challenges still remain.


Scala & Spring: Combine the best of both worlds

Posted by Urs Peter Follow 0 Followers on  May 19, 2010

Scala and Spring are a promising match. Based on a concrete example, this article shows how the power of Scala combined with the proven and productive Spring framework can be unleashed. 5


JSR 292 and the Multi-lingual JVM

Posted by Charles Humble Follow 970 Followers on  Apr 27, 2010

Java 7 aims to improve support for dynamic languages through JSR 292. InfoQ takes a detailed look at the problems JSR 292 solves, and talks to JRuby lead Charles Nutter about JSR 292 in practice. 5


BlazeDS and JMS for PHP Developers, Part 2

Posted by Nathan A. Good Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 23, 2010

In the second and final of our articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at two additional methods for sending messages to JMS topics or queues from PHP - the PHP/Java Bridge, and the STOMP protocol.


BlazeDS and JMS for PHP Developers, Part 1

Posted by Nathan A. Good Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 27, 2010

In the first of two articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at the advantages of JMS and how you can use BlazeDS to communicate with your Java services via JMS from your Flex applications.


Modular Java: What Is It?

Posted by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 23, 2009

Over the last few years, modularity for Java has been an active discussion topic. Several JSRs show modularity is necessary for Java's evolution. What does modularity mean, and why should you care? 4


Distributed JBI

Posted by Derek Frankforth Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 10, 2009

In a new article, Sun's Derek Frankforth describes and contrasts the strengths and weaknesses two different styles of setting up a distributed JBI topology, and shows how they complement each other. 1


Java 7 Module System Concerns

Posted by Lukas Krecan Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 28, 2009

Java module systems have received lots of attention. In this article Lukas Krecan gives a round-up of the current solutions & presents his concern on solutions like project Project Jigsaw & JSR-294. 9


David Nuescheler on JCR and REST

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 10, 2008

In this interview, Day CTO and JCR Spec Lead David Nuescheler discusses JCR, the Java Content Repository standard, its connection to REST, and the Sling web framework. 2


Interview: Emmanuel Bernard on the Bean Validation specification

Posted by Charles Humble Follow 970 Followers on  Apr 29, 2008

InfoQ sat down with Emmanuel Bernard to learn more about Bean Validation framework and the community involvement the expert group is seeking. 2