Major cosmos breakthrough: Einstein's gravitational waves detected
The final phase of the JAXenter survey has kicked off

These are the trendiest programming languages of 2016

What technologies do you want to use this year? This question occupies a central spot in our hefty JAXenter survey. For the past three weeks, our readers from portals and have been diligently answering some questions we have prepared for them. Now that the final sprint has begun, it is time to feast your eyes with the interim results.

How beautiful a Java UI can be

20 JavaFX real-world applications

In November 2015 Dirk Lemmermann (Freelancer) and I (Alexander Casall) had a JavaOne session about JavaFX Real World Applications. We showed a bunch of apps that we made for our customers or where we had contributions in development. This article summarizes the talk by showing the applications that we’ve talked about. In addition, I asked some other JavaFX developers if they want to contribute their apps to this blog post.

Part II: User Experience... User Experience Everywhere

Sneak peek into the future of banking: “What’s the magic about unicorns? UX!”

We continue our talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the FinTech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach, but also about the importance of User Experience and how banks can put this trend to good use. In the remaining parts of the interview, Eric will share insight into the growing role of technology in the financial sector and explain the role and value of ‘ robo-advisors’.

Test different!

Introduction to Functional Testing with SWTBot

In this article we will give an introduction to functional testing with SWTBot and we will also show how to integrate such tests in a Continuous Integration system. The article assumes that you are already familiar with Eclipse plug-in development, SWT concepts and JUnit tests.

JAX Finance at full throttle

Sneak peek into the future of banking from the founding member of two high-profile companies: Part 1

We talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the Fintech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach. In the coming parts of the interview, Eric will share insights into unicorns’ obsession for UX, the crowdfunding movement and its growing momentum and countless other exciting, groundbreaking concepts.


How to develop connected Products for Manufacture

In his keynote from the Internet of Things Conference, Josh Valman will run through the process of developing connected products, from concept to production and logistics, and how, as an important part of this process, steps and components can be removed from a product rather than added. It will highlight key disasters he has had (many!) so you don’t have to make them again.

OpenJDK Project under the gun

Java 9 steals the spotlight, OpenJDK Project takes it back

OpenJDK Project was under the gun during this year’s FOSDEM event for its misfire regarding the JIRA Bug-Tracker while Java 9 remained at the centre of developers’ attention as open discussions tipped the balance in its favor. The audience also had a chance to witness a conflict between Committers from SAP working on the Hotspot VM and Oracle.