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Scaling up

The future steps of Scala – What to expect from upcoming releases

The "oohs" and the "arghs" of Scala's forthcoming 2.12 and 2.13 series releases.

What’s the big idea?

Actian launches its Big Data Clear Path Program for faster analytics insights

Actian tell us about how their new analytics program is going to make big data projects easier for all of us

Overshadowed by competition

Mighty Amazon’s AWS cloud is struggling

Google and Microsoft have succeeded in slowing down the cloud giant’s revenue growth.

Most wanted

What’s the language everyone’s looking for?

Java developers continue to lord it over everyone on the pay front, but it seems there’s another group in even more demand.

No Bull!

How far wide open is Microsoft going?

Microsoft announces big policy on open source to change - to mixed reception.

Scaling out

Python squeezes out Java to be top learning language

8 out of 10 newbie devs are now getting their first taste of programming at uni with the multi-paradigm lingo.

Here we go again

Half of security pros believe Java apps are vulnerable to attacks

While Java struggles frantically to restore its image, experts still doubt the language’s security


Scala "bugfix release" now ready to download

2.11.2 now available from Maven Central, with 49 issues resolved and 70 pull requests reviewed and merged.

Needle in a haystack

Why is it so hard to find good Java developers?

Here are some of the most common arguments why recruiting a good Java developer is damn near impossible

Putting 'fun' into the future

Java 8: More functional relational transformation

Lukas Eder reiterates why ORM is out, and why it's time to ditch the dogma and embrace a new functional programming approach.

Tech giant romance

Apple <3 IBM: The enterprise mobility alliance

Two age-old rivals are teaming up to collaborate on a new kind of enterprise mobility. But what does it mean for developers?

Swirl swirl swirl

Docker-JVM mix is new magic blend in the Java-ecosystem

The Linux container engine that could is proving its worth in a multitude of ways.

First Loki

Brian Goetz introduces new OpenJDK project 'Valhalla'

Goetz proposes heroic effort to tackle language extensions for the Java language and JVM.

It’s not square to be hip

Talking abou HipChat: the real-time, unified collaboration platform

JAXenter gets the inside story on the tool helping to up productivity in achingly cool startups around the globe.

Good wood

Java logging 2.0: Log4j undergoes major upgrade

Old developer faithful now offers next-generation Asynchronous Loggers, auto-extension detection, and support for properties.

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