The newest version of Groovy is here and with it, a mini makeover under their new custodians. The Apache Software Foundation is now looking after “Apache Groovy” with version 2.4.4 offering some critical bugfixes and maintenance.
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Esoteric programming languages are often born out of entertaining side-projects and can be described in many ways: fun, fabulous and freaky. ArnoldC warrants only one description: Get your ass to Mars.
The alpha version for jQuery 3.0 has landed and with it a focus on updates to closer match the HTML5 dataset specification. Build, core and CSS changes take up the majority of the release, while jQuery Promises also receives some attention.
A Java “zero-day” attack has been reported by security firm Trend Micro, which turns out to be a vulnerability in the Java applet. Java developers have vented their frustrations that they are once again forced to defend their ecosystem.
What’s the secret to hiring a good developer? What are the best interviewing techniques? Before you start rating your recruitment prowess, take a look at how the hiring process differs outside the interviewing medium.
Everyone’s favourite Q&A site has been slowly losing dedicated members thanks to its toxic moderator behaviour, over-embellished points system and systematic hatred for newbies. John Slegers lays it down.
One million new lines of code have graced the Linux kernel, with 4.2-rc1 shipping as the biggest release candidate ever. While a quarter of a million lines were removed, 4.2-rc1 is still massive in size.
Amazon have introduced their own TLS implementation that claims to be faster, smaller and simpler than the already recognised standard. As the roll out happens in the coming months, their s2n offering promises greater simplicity.
Have you ever wondered what Duke the Java Mascot is? Is it a mockup of the Star Fleet communicator badge? Perhaps it’s an anthropomorphic dinosaur tooth? Whatever it is, it’s time we found out!
The API battle between Oracle and Google might be partially over, but it’s not the outcome that the software industry wants. The US Supreme Court has officially opted not to review a 2014 ruling on Google infringing Oracle’s copyright via the Android platform.
Google will no longer support Eclipse plugins for Android development after shifting to a greater focus on Android Studio. Punters wishing to stick with Eclipse will need to seek out open-source alternatives before support dries up at the end of 2015.
It’s been ten years since the first post on Reddit (which was of course immediately downvoted). As Reddit devotees, we wanted to show our love for the self-proclaimed “Front page of the Internet” by listing our favourite Reddit programming threads.
A generation behind the current Java release, OpenJDK 7 will now be presided over by Red Hat, which also assumed responsibility for OpenJDK 6 back in the day. The open source contingent of Java will keep on truckin’.