The 10 most annoying things about Java after using Scala

Java pain points

The 10 most annoying things about Java after using Scala

It's not easy speaking two languages. Once you learn that there are other, better way to code, you're forever destined to compare the pros and cons of different languages.

Xtend – a quick look at the pros and cons of an up-and-coming JVM alternative

Xpand your horizons

Xtend – a quick look at the pros and cons of an up-and-coming JVM alternative

It’s got lambdas, it’s flawlessly interoperable with Java and it’s also a cinch to learn for Java devs. So what’s the catch?

How to deploy, debug and profile Java on the Raspberry Pi

Java Raspberries

How to deploy, debug and profile Java on the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi experts from around the world talk us through the nitty-gritty of Java on the Raspberry Pi.

Riak is taking its S3 cloud storage software even higher

Clouding up

Riak is taking its S3 cloud storage software even higher

The database pros behind Riak tell us about the latest update to their CS cloud storage solution

Introducing Erjang: Erlang for the JVM

Have we met?

Introducing Erjang: Erlang for the JVM

Where have you been all this time? Erjang takes the nifty language of Erlang to the JVM.

 Microsoft and Java: Internet Explorer’s next patch to block old Java ActiveX plugins

Pulling the plugins

Microsoft and Java: Internet Explorer’s next patch to block old Java ActiveX plugins

Microsoft’s browser says it has had it with ActiveXploitation and will begin blocking old controls from Internet Explorer 8

 Top 10 Ceylon language features Java wishes it had

Jealous Java

Top 10 Ceylon language features Java wishes it had

Java 8 did well to steal ideas from Scala, but here's a list of sweet Ceylon programming features that Java developers can still only dream about.

Simple SQL injection vulnerability to blame for biggest ever theft of passwords

Little thing...big mess

Simple SQL injection vulnerability to blame for biggest ever theft of passwords

Securing an API against SQL injection is relatively simple, and yet 420,000 websites have fallen victim to the old-school hack

Eclipse meets JavaFX: What’s new in e(fx)clipse 1.0?

First major release

Eclipse meets JavaFX: What’s new in e(fx)clipse 1.0?

Eclipse’s IDE tooling and runtime platform for JavaFX is bring out its first major release

The top 10 NetBeans features according to its users

Best of NetBeans

The top 10 NetBeans features according to its users

From Maven to the Profiler, NetBeans community members tell us their all-time top ten reasons they're glad they work with this IDE.

Java 8 update 11 is breaking dev tools

There will be bugs

Java 8 update 11 is breaking dev tools

Oracle's latest Java releases have thrown a spanner in the works for several third-party tools.

Apache Tomcat 7 cranks out another release – Tomcat 8 remains stable

What’s new pussycat?

Apache Tomcat 7 cranks out another release – Tomcat 8 remains stable

Apache Tomcat is back with more tweaks to the Java community’s favourite app server

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