Oracle Nashorn: A next-generation JavaScript engine for the JVM

Tying things together

Oracle Nashorn: A next-generation JavaScript engine for the JVM

Julien Ponge outlines scenarios for using Oracle Nashorn as a command-line tool and as an embedded interpreter in Java applications.

VMware launches service to enable easy desktop delivery in the cloud

New vistas

VMware launches service to enable easy desktop delivery in the cloud

VMware go live with ‘Horizon DaaS’ as trend for cloudy companies to drift towards higher-functioning offerings picks up pace.

Lambdas in Java 8, Part 2

Bend them to your will!

Lambdas in Java 8, Part 2

In the second instalment of a two part series, Ted Neward explains how you can use lambda expressions to your advantage.

JAX London 2014 Call for Papers: It’s on

Get pitching

JAX London 2014 Call for Papers: It’s on

JAX is returning to London for 2014 in October - and we’re looking for high calibre Java and JVM experts to step forth and share their knowledge.

Java SE 8 Date and Time: Why do we need a new date and time library?

Ticking over

Java SE 8 Date and Time: Why do we need a new date and time library?

Ben Evans and Richard Warburton outline the reasons why decent support for the date and time use cases of everyday devs is so darn important.

A new approach to XML - Part 2: Features of the XMLBeam library

Every which way

A new approach to XML - Part 2: Features of the XMLBeam library

In the second part of this special series, Sven Ewald takes you on a dynamic, external and bidirectional XML journey.

Lambdas in Java 8, Part 1

Pleased to make your acquaintance

Lambdas in Java 8, Part 1

Get to know lambda expressions ahead of Oracle's big release with Ted Neward's helpful tutorial.

CloudBees collect $11.2 million for the hive

Buzz ting

CloudBees collect $11.2 million for the hive

With new Verizon Ventures led cash injection, PaaS provider is well placed to become “go-to” guys for continuous delivery.

What's the relevance of the Java desktop in a world that's tilting towards mobile?

Freshly ground

What's the relevance of the Java desktop in a world that's tilting towards mobile?

Geertjan Wielenga quizzes the authors of "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" about why they want to add to the Java desktop conversation at this stage in the game.

 Kickstarter campaign aims to improve the Eclipse IDE for Java

Easy money

Kickstarter campaign aims to improve the Eclipse IDE for Java

‘EasyEclipse for Java’ effort looks to offer a streamlined Java IDE and funding model for the Eclipse open-source ecosystem.

Red Hat drops "unique" business process management suite

Even more like a boss

Red Hat drops "unique" business process management suite

JBoss BPM Suite 6 aims to “empower” enterprise and IT users to better respond to demands of mission critical applications.

Majority of devs poised to adopt Java 8, survey reveals

Great expectations

Majority of devs poised to adopt Java 8, survey reveals

65% of Java users questioned by Typesafe are planning to upgrade to new release in next two years, and 73% are excited to get on board with Project Lambda.

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