This fruit is spoilt
Widely-used Google toolkit is affected by subtle change in JDK 7u51, but Oracle says it’s “not an issue”.
Red velvet cake time
With Java 8 bringing some Scala-esque features to the JVM, we ponder over the future of the type-safe language.
GlassFish development continues, with the WebSocket component getting an update this week. But is it swimming or sinking?
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.
Hitting its targets
Improvements to version 1.1 include a Dart2JS compiler that outputs JS more performant than hand-written code.
You get what you give
Having announced its sky high targets for the year ahead, IBM puts its money where its mouth is with further $1.2 billion commitment to company offerings.
Last year, 91% of all web exploits used Java, while 99% of all mobile malware targeted Android devices.
It's really coming!
After a series of false starts, it looks like Oracle is holding fast for a March release date - just watch out for a few holes.
That’s a mouthful
‘Shenandoah’, proposed to OpenJDK, can handle heaps larger than 100GB with sub-10ms pause times.
Five by five
The Beta of NetBeans IDE 8 has now been released! Geertjan Wielenga spotlights some of the coolest bells and whistles.
With the fourth anniversary of acquisition of the platform coming up, the Father of Java has a mixed bag of views on its stewards.
Nifty - but is it performant?
Don’t worry about the file system for your precious Big Data, says Google – just keep it in our Cloud Storage.