Java 9 is upon us but users won’t have to wait another few years to try out the next version. As it turns out, the historical feature-driven release model is about to become history. Oracle has proposed to increase the release cadence of Java SE to every six months. Is Java finally going open source? We invited Uwe Schindler to comment on Oracle’s proposal.
You’ve surely heard of blockchain by now but that doesn’t mean you actually understand what it is. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The technology is complex, no doubt about it, which might be the reason why not many developers are interested (yet!) in cultivating this skill. Let’s make this technology more digestible, shall we?
Swift 4 is now available! What’s new in this programming language for iOS? This latest release promises more stability and compatibility. Let’s take a closer look!
The Stack Overflow Salary Calculator crunches the numbers to find out what salaries are typical for their field and location. Surprise! It turns out that your location matters a lot.
IBM has just open sourced their own JVM (it’s called Eclipse OpenJ9 now) but that’s already old news. Open Liberty is the latest IBM effort to show their support for Java developers, who now have a full set of open source tools to build, test, run and connect Java apps and services.
Machine Learning is the next big thing. Are you ready? The ML Conference 2017 program is now live! Here’s a sneak peek of some of the awesome sessions, workshops, and keynotes that are already scheduled. Book your tickets now and save up to €180!
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Michelle Glauser, Founder & CEO at Techtonica.
Built to reduce the learning curve for developers and DBAs working in next-gen database environments, Toad Edge is a flexible toolset for developing and managing open source databases. We talked to Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software, about the growth of open source technologies and why Toad Edge helps bridge the gap between DevOps and database development.
Let’s go on a treasure hunt! In our Pirates of the JVM infographic, you’ll discover the finest jewels (a.k.a. programming languages) of the Java platform. Come and see for yourself!
Energy efficient isn’t just a hardware problem. Your programming language choices can have serious effects on the efficiency of your energy consumption. We dive deep into what makes a programming language energy efficient.