Under the hood of Zulu Enterprise: a shiny new commercial version of OpenJDK

Choices are nice

Under the hood of Zulu Enterprise: a shiny new commercial version of OpenJDK

Azul Systems CEO Scott Sellers explains why they think their new tool is a worthy match for Oracle offerings.

Freshly sprung

Oliver Gierke: Spring Framework 4 - A Guided Tour

Spring Framework 4 builds the foundation for the next major generation of the Java application framework. The talk gives a practical overview about fundamental infrastructure…

Clojure makes RedMonk Programming Index top 20 debut

This JVM language is on fire

Clojure makes RedMonk Programming Index top 20 debut

Java may have slipped off its number one perch, but growing success of Javasphere language affirms strength of the platform.

Why Stormpath converted to Kanban

An agile wind

Why Stormpath converted to Kanban

Burnt out by Scrum, engineers at user management startup found enlightenment in deadline-free Japanese methodology.

Graph databases see 250% spike in popularity

Tables turning?

Graph databases see 250% spike in popularity

NoSQL is becoming more widely used across the board - but growing importance of data is fuelling interest in graph based schema.

Op-Ed: Replacing legacy Java applets can’t happen overnight

We beg to differ

Op-Ed: Replacing legacy Java applets can’t happen overnight

Security columnist Roger Grimes has declared war on client-side Java, but his suggestions are far from realistic.

GitHub CEO steps sideways to explore “new growth opportunities”

$ git commit -am “add new ceo”

GitHub CEO steps sideways to explore “new growth opportunities”

As the social coding service passes 10 million repositories, co-founder Tom Preston-Werner moves to focus on R&D.

Groovy smashes records with 3 million downloads in 2013

Oh, behave!

Groovy smashes records with 3 million downloads in 2013

Is it only a matter of time before we see this alternative language crossing over into the mainstream?

Java security patch breaks Guava library

This fruit is spoilt

Java security patch breaks Guava library

Widely-used Google toolkit is affected by subtle change in JDK 7u51, but Oracle says it’s “not an issue”.

Happy tenth birthday Scala! What’s next?

Red velvet cake time

Happy tenth birthday Scala! What’s next?

With Java 8 bringing some Scala-esque features to the JVM, we ponder over the future of the type-safe language.

On the deck but still flapping: GlassFish soldiers on

Oh.My.Cod

On the deck but still flapping: GlassFish soldiers on

GlassFish development continues, with the WebSocket component getting an update this week. But is it swimming or sinking?

Greg Luck announced as new Hazelcast CTO

Lucky day

Greg Luck announced as new Hazelcast CTO

Ehcache inventor decamps from Software AG Terracotta to Hazelcast: JAXenter gets the full story on his unfinished business in the space, and hopes for the year ahead.

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