We’ve mostly focused on the sweet new additions to Java 8 – but there are two sides to every release. Lukas Eder delves into the murkier side of the update.
Java EE 7 arrives today. We spoke to Oracle VP of Software Development Anil Gaur to discuss the major enterprise release in more detail
Oracle Java EE Expert Arun Gupta provides glimpses into Java EE 7.
New modernising features for the enterprise framework arrive in Milestone 1.
Embracing the multicore age is key for Java and Groovy developers. GPars’ first full version will guide you along the way
Embrace the dark side. As a developer you’ll often be advised that writing concurrent code should be the purview of the genius coders alone.
Václav Pech introduces us to his project GPars, an open source library designed for high-level concurrency in Groovy and Java
Developed at LMAX to help build the world’s fastest financial exchange, the Disruptor is new open-source concurrency framework, designed as a high performance mechanism for inter-thread messaging. Using the Disruptor as an example, this talk will explain of some of the more detailed and less understood areas of concurrency, such as memory barriers and cache coherency. These concepts are often regarded as scary complex magic only accessible by wizards like Doug Lea and Cliff Click. The talk will try and demystify them and show that concurrency can be understood by us mere mortal programmers
This talk from Martijn Verburg and Ben Evans provides a unique perspective on the Java concurrency landscape as it exists today (both “classic” and java.util.concurrent), and some pointers towards the future of concurrency across the platform. May contain otters.
The jconch (formerly Java CONCurrency Handler) team have announced version 1.2 of their implementations for common tasks in mulithreaded Java […]