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JAX Magazine December – featuring DataFX, TomEE and some Scala goodness

Chris Mayer
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The final issue of the year has arrived! Consider it an early Christmas present.

It’s the end of a long year for the Java developer community,
but a prosperous one.

There were highs (the rise of JVM languages) and lows (delays of
important Java moves, albeit rightly)

Hopefully, your own developing year was a prosperous one too – no
matter which language you were coding in. We at JAX Magazine
reflect back on the year that was in our annual review of the
hottest topics that shook the core of the developer world.

With the days to Christmas counting down (or the move to Git if
you’re an Eclipse member), now is the perfect time to sit back,
relax and flick through one of our three wise tutorials for this
month:

  • Jessica Kerr brings forth Scala concepts that you can
    use in your regular Java world. Once you do, you’ll never go
    back.
  • Jonathan Gallimore gives us the gift of TomEE and how
    to get started with it.
  • Johan Vos introduces us to DataFX, the new JavaFX
    project making it easier to integrate data sources with the RIA
    technology

We also catch up with London’s Basho team to talk about their
NoSQL solution Riak and why it’s an alternative you ought to
consider.

With your interest suitably piqued, grab your early Christmas gift
now and download the latest JAX Magazine as a PDF, on
the
App Store
or on Google
Play
.

Happy Holidays!

Chris Mayer
Editor

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