Well, it’s near one deadline
The JDK 8 preview is now out, and chief architect of the Java Platform Group Mark Reinhold has urged developers to test drive it as soon as possible.
With millions down the drain, is it really fair to blame the IT squad for the UK government’s recent agile misadventures?
A lovely look at lambdas
Lambdas have been a long-awaited feature in Java- Samir Talwar takes us through their implementation in Java 8.
Keep calm and jClarity
Following the unveiling of their flagship product, we catch up with CEO Ben Evans for the lowdown on the new release, and find out what’s next for jClarity.
The doctor will see you now
GitHub and Red Hat collaboration Asciidoctor adds more handy new macros and extension system prototype.
Everybody’s free (to feel good)
The mobile games industry offers a fascinating case study into how users feel about in-app purchases – and how much cash they can rake in.
Sumo Logic competitor gets extra $10m in bank, celebrates by unveiling new UI and analysis tools.
The little Big Data project that could
A new version of Apache Cassandra, offering features such as lightweight transactions, triggers, and CQL, announced this week.
Taking the biscuit
In a break from established procedure, Android names new system after Nestle treat - but should it have stuck with the less contentious Key Lime Pie?
In an interview with Business Insider, Iron.io CTO Travis Reeder revealed why he thinks Go could supplant Java. Here’s our two cents.
Spilling the beans
Why are exploits in Java becoming more common, even as layer permeability decreases?
Rocking your NoSQL foundations
In this interview, two of FoundationDB’s co-founders talk about what motivated them to shake up NoSQL as we know it, Death Stars, and their hopes for the future.