Lambdas and improved APIs in Java 8 will make writing concurrent code that little bit easier. Let's take a closer look.
Voices of the peeps
With final community survey results all in, Java EE 8 blueprint is slowly coming together.
Alive and kicking
"Bootstrapping" tool allows devs to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring-based applications that run right out of the box.
LOOK WHO'S BACK!!!
From a subversive Git to Comic Sans at CERN, a roundup of our favourite tech pranks from around the web.
Seal learns new trick
MariaDB 10 is now GA, complete with “Connect engine” for easy data wrangling from both traditional SQL databases and sharding functionalities.
AdaCore’s Jamie Ayre talks Ada development, embedded, and the perils of the Internet of Things.
Watch that API now
JOOQ's Lukas Eder outlines how Optional works in Java 8, why it's still a very useful addition, and why it might be a good idea to just ditch primitive types altogether.
Giving it some welly
As part of the Eclipse Tool project, Oomph could provide a welcome boost to Eclipse IDE user experience.
Hendrik Ebbers on what‘s new with JavaFX. How does it rate next to Swing, and can we expect a desktop renaissance?
Building an IoT Babel
Not for profit corporate group joins Eclipse and M2M Alliance in fight to accelerate development of a safe and organized Internet of Things.
First post-platform update release for the framework built with OpenJDK 8 GA includes the latest ASM 5.0.1.
Sincerest form of flattery
Not quite. Oracle’s new platform drop may have muscled in on Scala’s lambda territory, but it’s no pretender to the functional programming throne.