What's the relevance of the Java desktop in a world that's tilting towards mobile?

Freshly ground

What's the relevance of the Java desktop in a world that's tilting towards mobile?

Geertjan Wielenga quizzes the authors of "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" about why they want to add to the Java desktop conversation at this stage in the game.

 Kickstarter campaign aims to improve the Eclipse IDE for Java

Easy money

Kickstarter campaign aims to improve the Eclipse IDE for Java

‘EasyEclipse for Java’ effort looks to offer a streamlined Java IDE and funding model for the Eclipse open-source ecosystem.

Red Hat drops "unique" business process management suite

Even more like a boss

Red Hat drops "unique" business process management suite

JBoss BPM Suite 6 aims to “empower” enterprise and IT users to better respond to demands of mission critical applications.

Majority of devs poised to adopt Java 8, survey reveals

Great expectations

Majority of devs poised to adopt Java 8, survey reveals

65% of Java users questioned by Typesafe are planning to upgrade to new release in next two years, and 73% are excited to get on board with Project Lambda.

Insights from the enterprise: a 'meaningful' reshaping of the database landscape

Organising organisation

Insights from the enterprise: a 'meaningful' reshaping of the database landscape

Embarcadero’s Mark Barringer discusses why ‘unstructured’ Big Data models aren’t as disorganised as you might think, and ways to reduce downtime in production systems.…

Typesafe CTO: the Reactive future on the JVM is very bright

Critical thinking

Typesafe CTO: the Reactive future on the JVM is very bright

Typesafe's Jonas Bonér explains why the Reactive Manifesto is key for the for the future of high quality development - and why it’s good news for Java devs.

Behaviour Driven Development for JavaScript: Part One

Clean code, fuzzy bunnies, and rainbows

Behaviour Driven Development for JavaScript: Part One

Marco Emrich was ‘test infected’ when he first started learning about TDD - the hardest part is just getting it right. In the first of a two part series, he shows you how…

Just like that

Building an Eclipse based tool in 20 minutes

Eclipse promises to ease the development of modelling tools. However, there's quite a high initial ramp-up to develop your first running version of a tool, especially for…

Version 8.0 of NetBeans IDE nears completion

Jellybeans for Easter?

Version 8.0 of NetBeans IDE nears completion

With release candidate stage reached, it’s looking like NetBeans is on track to drop the latest incarnation of its popular IDE just in time for Java 8 launch.

Tokutek steps up with new solution for MongoDB blues

Not that kind of Shard

Tokutek steps up with new solution for MongoDB blues

With TokuMX version 1.4, company is offering improved sharding that resolves the bottlenecks experienced by Mongo users.

DataStax Enterprise 4.0 goes GA with shiny new in-memory database

Plugging the traffic drain

DataStax Enterprise 4.0 goes GA with shiny new in-memory database

Commercial Apache Cassandra is here with souped up search capabilities, and a new solution to help with pesky attention deficit online customers.

Oh, you think Java sucks? How refreshing

He said, she said

Oh, you think Java sucks? How refreshing

Current virality of five year old article defending Java demonstrates that hate for the language is still in style - but why do users continue to care?

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