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Taking a closer look at JavaFX

JavaFX is now part of the Java SE 8 SDK. In this article, Java Champion Johan Vos gives us a quick overview of this essential framework and explains why you should use JavaFX instead of Swing.

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Top 10 Java stories of May

Things are heating up as May gives way to June. What were we reading this month? Well, in addition to diving deep into the archives, readers were really interested in Angular 4, Java’s slight decline on the TIOBE Index, and especially the fallout from the controversial vote against JSR 376 and Project Jigsaw.

July is just around the corner — And you know what happens then

Keeping up with Java EE 8

Things are starting to move fast in the Java EE 8 universe. We checked in to see what happened in the past month, just to make sure you didn’t miss anything important. The big news is the final release version for JSF 2.3 but that’s not all that happened in March!

Java LOLs

The top Java viral jokes

Do you know how other developers react when Java developers talk? Or how Oracle does math? Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between coding academic Java and enterprise Java? Share a laugh with us as we reveal the most-shared gifs, code and jokes about Java programmers.

New release

Apache Lucene and Solr 5.4 get joint update

For all search-engine geeks out there, the Apache Lucene Team has a very special gift for the holidays: Version 5.4.0 of Apache Lucene and Apache Solr has been released! 

An unfortunate delay

Java 9 to be postponed for six months

Oracle cannot meet expectations for the planned release of Java 9 in September 2016. In a message broadcast to the community via mailing list, chief architect Mark Reinhold has revealed that the modularisation work in Project Jigsaw needs more time.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 49/15: Wildfly Swarm, MVC and JUnit Lambda

Thorben Janssen returns for this week’s Java news which looks at Lambdas and Streams in Java 8, OSR and a small serving of Java EE via WildFly Swarm microservice development. All this and more with the hottest Java links for the week.