Are there alternatives?
Reza Rahman confirms the announcement made earlier in the week by Anatole Tresch of Credit Suisse and encourages a search for other options.
Java has to settle for second best in the GitHut and Tiobe lists of the most popular programming languages.
A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish referendum could have some interesting results for programmers – or absolutely none at all.
[Cue singing choir of angels] Gradle's latest and greatest makes it way easier to get plugins with its very own plugin portal.
Pimp your SQL
Lukas Eder takes us on a tour of Oracle SYNONYMs.
JAX speaker interviews
JAXLondon presenter Trisha Gee speaks to JAXenter before her session in London next month. Trish is a key member of the London Java Community and is currently working for…
Getting some REST
Standardisation, automated tasks and “content negotiation” – there are plenty of reasons to use REST for exposing data. Geertjan Wielenga shows us how to get started…
The realm of JVM-alternatives remains an exciting one. Version 2.7 of the JVM alternative brings a number of nice new features and performance updates.
The missing LINQ
Many people have tried to bring LINQ to Java. But can't the Java community get along just fine without it?
It's no secret that programmers like to curse. But who curses most? Java-heads? C++ developers? PHP programmers?