Now that we know about the Java 9 shipment schedule, Alex Zhitnitsky goes through the features that are considered top notch in the upcoming release. Prepare for jshell, microbenchmarks and the G1 garbage collector.
It’s that time again – the next version of the Eclipse platform will be released this week. On June 24, Eclipse “Mars” will ship, combining 79 projects that have coordinated their updates for Platform 4.5. What can we expect?
Although cloud-based operations were once described as ‘gibberish’, Oracle head-honcho Larry Ellison has now presented Oracle’s ‘complete’ Cloud PaaS package, marking their place in the growing Cloud ecosystem.
A lot of Java 9 talk features in this edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly, along with some Microservices advice, a bunch of interesting recordings and the week’s hottest updates from the Java world.
There’s more to software quality than a few unit tests and system tests. All levels of your software should be covered, writes Sebastian Bergmann.
When you’re looking at the prospect of a total rewrite, its important to review all the options. That’s exactly what Facebook’s Parse team did when choosing Google’s Go as their next step, and their hard work was worth the effort.
As news recently broke of the G1 Garbage Collector being named the default for Java 9, we got in touch with well-known Java mechanic and tuning specialist Kirk Pepperdine to hear his thoughts on the new standard.
Open source IT projects and large sums of cash are not the most obvious bedfellows. But Stanislavs Beguns and MinoHubs are making the case for a change of perspective when it comes to developer prospects.
Microsoft has officially started classifying older versions of the Java update’s infamous Ask Toolbar as malware, and has now begun blocking installation attempts. The latest version of the world’s most hated add-on is still working fine, but there’s hope that its end is nigh.
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