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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.

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.

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.

Purified?

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.

Booted

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.

Second helpings

Raspberry Pi reaches final ‘evolution’ with B+

Microcomputer team announce the launch of Raspberry Pi Model B+, with more USB hubs, sensors, and enhanced connectivity.

Hanging on the telephone

Inside RoboVM

Some said it couldn't be done. Others said it shouldn't. But this developer is actively scaling out a future for Java in the iOS. Here‘s his story.

Mission to Mars

Eclipse looks ahead with focus on stability and performance enhancements

Paul Webster chats with JAX about the latest developments on the platform and the next big goals for the community.

Start at the corners

Puzzling out Java’s modular future: Project Jigsaw in phase two

Mark Reinhold announces gear shift from explorative stages to creation of production-quality design and implementation for Jigsaw in Java 9.

Getting diverted

10 subtle mistakes when using the Streams API

What can go wrong with your app when you're working with Java 8? Well, when using the Streams API, quite a bit actually.

Making assumptions

Most internal DSLs are outdated

Java 8 will bring a lot of new traction into last decade’s DSL debate. Lukas Eder wades in to the fray.

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