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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.

All sorts of relationships

Data Modelling 101

Cory Isaacson gives us a crash-course guide to Data Modelling, in the first of a three part series.

One more can’t hurt

Oracle adds Big Data SQL to analytics buffet

San Francisco software giant throws new offering into packed market of 'transformative' data-to-gold solutions.


New release from MapDB: the Java database for Java devs

A less buggy version of the 100% Java-fied database is now ready for download, but watch out for pesky asynchronous writes.

Quarter Quell

Oracle urges users to adhere 113 patches pronto

Java overlords issue 113 critical patches for Oracle Fusion Middleware, Java SE, MySQL Server, Hyperion products and Oracle database and E-Business Suite.

Oops you did it again

10 more common mistakes Java developers make when writing SQL

Forgetting to use PreparedStatements? Messing up JOIN? NULL confusion? You're not alone. Here are ten more frequent SQL howlers committed by Java devs.


Luna Eclipse based Spring and Groovy/ Grails Tool Suite 3.6 now available

Built around the Java 8 compatible version of the IDE, the new Spring Tools are swept of bugs and fine tuned with a host of new features.

Don’t get brave

Java still lives on Windows XP

Oracle spokesman rounds on claims that Java is dead on the retro OS, emphasising that future security patches for J-7 will still be viable.

It's a love thing

JBoss-Docker shipping continues with launch of microsite

More and more groups are pledging their love to Docker, from New Relic to Google. But does anyone love it as much as the JBoss crew?

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