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The in-tools: ten technologies you should know about

RebelLabs has created a list of the modern tech world's most popular new programs and languages – how many do you know?

In the gang

Rebranded CDI 2.0 joins the JCP

Next major iteration of standard for dependency injection in Java makes its arrival to the Java Community Process.

Rebel, rebel

JRebel 5.6.1 release arrives with updates aplenty

Zeroturnaround’s latest update to its redeployment-avoiding flagship tool brings plenty of fun for Java devs

Cop to it

Testing times for Oracle's in-memory database option

Software giant under fire for buggy software and stealthy default charges.

Plank manouvers

Yet another 10 common mistakes Java developers make when writing SQL (You won’t BELIEVE the last …

Java devs, Lukas Eder is on a SQL mission - and while you keep bungling, he'll keep calling you out!

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

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.


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.


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.

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