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Major new release for Scala world as version 2.11 goes live

Faster and more compact, this new drop promises to open the door for users who want to tap into the power of Java 8.

Every rose has its thorns

The dark side of Java 8

We've mostly focused on the sweet new additions to Java 8 - but there are two sides to every release. Lukas Eder delves into the murkier side of the update.

Staying approachable

Where do we go after the ‘Open Source Revolution’?

It‘s safe to say we are living in open development times – but the journey isn‘t over yet. James Falkner examines what the future holds for open source.

Sort it out

Processing Data with Java SE 8 Streams, Part 1

Raoul-Gabriel Urma shows you how to use steam operations to express sophisticated data processing queries.

Be nice, you must

Let a GitHub trainer knock down your barriers to collaboration

Time to douse those internal firewalls and open-source your internal projects - it’ll make things so much simpler.

It's free, it's fresh, it's ready now!

What's the latest on JavaFX? Find out in the latest issue of JAX Magazine

Download the latest issue of JAX Magazine to find out about the Kickstarter making the Internet of Things that bit sweeter, get your kids coding, and more.

Wiggle wiggle

How Java helped OpenWorm wriggle to life

Inside the open source Java project dedicated to creating a virtual organism inside a computer.

Drink to that

From smart grids to microbrews

Internet of Things innovators V2COM use Java to connect millions of intelligent devices - here's their story.

Fun stuff

Getting Started with the Play Framework

What makes Play so special? In the first of a two part series, find out how you can tap into the latest trends with this innovative framework.

Alive and kicking

Spring Boot 1.0 goes GA

"Bootstrapping" tool allows devs to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring-based applications that run right out of the box.


Did you spot these techie April Fools' gags?

From a subversive Git to Comic Sans at CERN, a roundup of our favourite tech pranks from around the web.

Sincerest form of flattery

"Java 8 got lambdas? Great, goodbye Scala forever!"

Not quite. Oracle’s new platform drop may have muscled in on Scala’s lambda territory, but it’s no pretender to the functional programming throne.

View from the top

Georges Saab on Java 8 and the goal of “creating a scalable and modular platform”

JAXenter gets an insider account of the development of what’s been billed as “the most significant release of Java in the past 10 years” from the Oracle VP of Software…

The importance of being embedded

Java as a “global language” for embedded solutions

Régis Latawiec gives us an expert overview of the evolving embedded market, and explains why Java is his number one choice for bringing the world of interconnected objects to…

Not a hitch in sight

A new approach to XML - Part 3: Seamless usage of namespaces and easy projector setup

All you need to know for handling name spaces, configuring the data projector, and separating XPath expressions from the Java code.

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