Java 8 is going live today - here's your crib sheet

Gr8 stuff

Java 8 is going live today - here's your crib sheet

A selection of resources for Java 8 adopters, with a special focus on lambdas and the new Date-Time APIs, as well as some other handy bits.

Oracle and Microsoft joint-offering is on

Red and blue

Oracle and Microsoft joint-offering is on

Combative software giants have formed a friendly alliance to take on the forces of AWS.

JAX Magazine goes Java 8 crazy this March

After school special

JAX Magazine goes Java 8 crazy this March

It's Java 8 week - and we've got a special issue of JAX Magazine to celebrate.

Behaviour Driven Development for JavaScript: Part Two

Objectify

Behaviour Driven Development for JavaScript: Part Two

In the concluding part of a two part series, Marco Emrich shows you how you can use JavaScript as a vehicle to carry you into the wonderful world of BDD.

(Almost) time to get to grips with Git version 2.0

Git in on (again)

(Almost) time to get to grips with Git version 2.0

Git 2.0 unleashed with a twist to semantics, default settings adjustments, and general code cleanups and bug fixes.

The biggest challenges facing DevOps

Harmonising

The biggest challenges facing DevOps

JAXenter talks to Jeff Sussna about the evolution of DevOps, “vast and deep” lean practices, and what companies could be doing to up their continuous delivery game.

What’s new with Java concurrency framework Disruptor

1...2...3…smash!

What’s new with Java concurrency framework Disruptor

Version 3.2.1 of LMAX Disruptor now ready for download on Maven Central, complete with build and IDE updates.

Agility was never supposed to come with a price tag

Bang bang bang kerching and take your money

Agility was never supposed to come with a price tag

Co-writer of Manifesto for Agile Software Development argues “Agile” has been stripped of any of its original meaning.

Can this Kickstarter fill the craters in Eclipse?

Simplicity

Can this Kickstarter fill the craters in Eclipse?

Pascal Rapicault - the man behind the EasyEclipse proposal - tells us why he believes in a commercial IDE, and what’s behind Eclipse community dissatisfaction.

Clustrix CEO on the NoSQL hype: “a return to sanity is emerging”

SQL can be cool

Clustrix CEO on the NoSQL hype: “a return to sanity is emerging”

Confused about the best big data solution for you? Robin Purohit explains why you shouldn’t feel like a dork for picking SQL solutions, and weighs up the pros and cons of…

Oracle Nashorn: A next-generation JavaScript engine for the JVM

Tying things together

Oracle Nashorn: A next-generation JavaScript engine for the JVM

Julien Ponge outlines scenarios for using Oracle Nashorn as a command-line tool and as an embedded interpreter in Java applications.

VMware launches service to enable easy desktop delivery in the cloud

New vistas

VMware launches service to enable easy desktop delivery in the cloud

VMware go live with ‘Horizon DaaS’ as trend for cloudy companies to drift towards higher-functioning offerings picks up pace.

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