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
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.
In the concluding part of this series, learn how to create a document using templates, enrich projections, and extend the build in type converter.
Up and away
Hang on to your hats and stand by for launch into the Clouds - how to get your first OpenShift based application deployed in minutes!
For the past couple of decades, Java programmers have been building vast numbers of web apps generating petabytes of log data.
Iterating all the time
Martin Lippert talks about the latest Java release and the ups, downs, and aspirations of Eclipse IDE development.
Let it flow
Puzzling out streams in Java 8? This tutorial will get you off on the right foot.
WildFly project lead Jason Greene outlines the best reasons for switching to the server, what he likes about Java 8, and the road ahead for the server.
Timothy Beneke takes you from embedded to cloud possibilities in Java 8 thanks to "the most significant expansion" to date.
Sort it out
Raoul-Gabriel Urma shows you how to use steam operations to express sophisticated data processing queries.
It's free, it's fresh, it's ready now!
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.
Learn how to use Java SE 8 to communicate with a near field communication (NFC) card reader, show a status message on a screen, or send information to a back-end system.
A la node
Why do traditional cache semantics sometimes struggles to scale, and what can we do about it?
An overview of the platform poised to help lift the Internet of Things revolution into orbit.
Put a note on it
Josh Juneau presents the case for type annotations, illustrated with some examples of where they come to the fore.