Lean Concurrency in Java 8

Ripe times

Lean Concurrency in Java 8

Lambdas and improved APIs in Java 8 will make writing concurrent code that little bit easier. Let's take a closer look.

JSONB and security simplification top wish list for Java EE 8

Voices of the peeps

JSONB and security simplification top wish list for Java EE 8

With final community survey results all in, Java EE 8 blueprint is slowly coming together.

Spring Boot 1.0 goes GA

Alive and kicking

Spring Boot 1.0 goes GA

"Bootstrapping" tool allows devs to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring-based applications that run right out of the box.

Did you spot these techie April Fools' gags?

LOOK WHO'S BACK!!!

Did you spot these techie April Fools' gags?

From a subversive Git to Comic Sans at CERN, a roundup of our favourite tech pranks from around the web.

No-SQL-flavored MariaDB release goes live

Seal learns new trick

No-SQL-flavored MariaDB release goes live

MariaDB 10 is now GA, complete with “Connect engine” for easy data wrangling from both traditional SQL databases and sharding functionalities.

“Security is one of the biggest problems for the IoT right now”

Inside AdaCore

“Security is one of the biggest problems for the IoT right now”

AdaCore’s Jamie Ayre talks Ada development, embedded, and the perils of the Internet of Things.

Optional will remain an option in Java

Watch that API now

Optional will remain an option in Java

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.

Installer tool ‘Oomph’ proposed as Eclipse project

Giving it some welly

Installer tool ‘Oomph’ proposed as Eclipse project

As part of the Eclipse Tool project, Oomph could provide a welcome boost to Eclipse IDE user experience.

The cutting edge of JavaFX

Special

The cutting edge of JavaFX

Hendrik Ebbers on what‘s new with JavaFX. How does it rate next to Swing, and can we expect a desktop renaissance?

Industrial Internet Consortium forms to drive forward next “revolution”

Building an IoT Babel

Industrial Internet Consortium forms to drive forward next “revolution”

Not for profit corporate group joins Eclipse and M2M Alliance in fight to accelerate development of a safe and organized Internet of Things.

Spring Framework 4.0.3 pops out of the box, ready of all your Java 8 needs

New coil

Spring Framework 4.0.3 pops out of the box, ready of all your Java 8 needs

First post-platform update release for the framework built with OpenJDK 8 GA includes the latest ASM 5.0.1.

 "Java 8 got lambdas? Great, goodbye Scala forever!"

Sincerest form of flattery

"Java 8 got lambdas? Great, goodbye Scala forever!"

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.

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