At the SAP TechEd in Barcelona, SAP brought its new technology down to developer level, showcasing the latest in SAP Hana, such as the Hana Cloud Platform’s usage of Cloud Foundry, while calling on IT to innovate and build a ‘digital core’, rather than just integrate.
Lukas Eder loves functional programming, but he also wants you to function with care. Here he takes a look at higher order functions and how their equivalent methods in Java can lead to a lot of debugging through memory leaks and other alarming issues.
Alex Zhitnitsky looks at the creation of meaningful benchmarks with the Java Microbenchmarking Harness – a powerful component of the OpenJDK code tools project that has been used extensively during Java 9 development.
Java has cracked another popularity milestone on the TIOBE Index, racking up ratings of over 20 per cent. Thanks to the recent JavaOne conference, Java’s domination of the sometimes controversial ranking is a force to be reckoned with.
Have you created NetBeans plugins? Have you migrated them to the new version yet? Geertjan Wielenga has all the details you need to take you through the updating process.
What feels good for programmers in the short term, often feels bad in the long-term. But when a work environment invites programmers to deliver short-term results, then they tend to put the company in technical debt. And technical debt is SO no unicorn, says Marco Troisi.
It’s been 10 years since Big Data made the rounds for the first time as a mainstream concept and many questions are still unanswered. Emmanuel Letouzé, in his W-JAX Keynote, looks at the relationship between data, ethics, politics and human rights.
Another dose of Thorben Janssen’s Java news presents some Java 9 code tools, implementing a retry mechanism with Java EE and a handful of reasons to migrate from Java EE 5 to 7. All this and more with the hottest Java links for the week.
Google has released Flutter, their open source, high-fidelity, cross-platform mobile framework. Being exclusively mobile, Google have been able to focus on delivering a single codebase that runs on both Android and iOS in the project’s early stages.
Web obesity is becoming an epidemic. Websites have increased about 25 percent from a year ago, with today’s site averaging 2,162 KB. In the past five years, websites have grown 208 percent. If the web obesity epidemic continues, there is no telling what will happen.
Do you enforce an architectural blueprint over the lifetime of your applications? Apparently, its rarely done according to Alexander von Zitzewitz. Here he explains why more love for your architecture can result in better quality projects that are easier to maintain.
The sacking of Oracle’s Java evangelists, Simon Ritter in particular, marks a great loss for the Java community, says Heinz Kabutz, who speaks to us about the complexity of the lambda, and if it really feels like Java is being neglected.
Today’s list of programming languages is about a mile long – each associated with a myriad of tools and platforms with various levels of adoption. The languages landscape has changed significantly, which is a blessing and a curse.
The NetBeans team is happy and proud to announce the release of NetBeans IDE 8.1. As always, it is free and open source. For the first time, Node.js tools, including a debugger, have been integrated.