Watch Sebastian Daschner's JAX 2018 session

7 principles that will boost your developer productivity

In the rapidly changing and evolving tech ecosystem, it is vital that you can add value, increase your development speed, and cut out as many of the cumbersome, boring and repetitive tasks as possible. In this session, Sebastian Daschner shows 7 basic principles that can boost your productivity.

What happens *after* Oracle relinquishes their leadership

Now’s the time to get involved with JDK 8u

“OpenJDK is the future of Java,” Rich Sharples told us earlier this week. So if this is the case (and we think it is!), you should get involved with OpenJDK as soon as possible. And if you’re interested in the continuation of JDK 8 after Oracle relinquishes their leadership, now’s the time to have a say in the development of JDK 8u.

Save money by getting rid of wasted space

How much memory is my application wasting?

Back in the old days of floppy disks and dial up, we had to be very conscious of our memory usage. In these days of cloud storage and terabyte storage, not so much. However, Ram Lakshmanan explains how you can trim the wasted space from your applications and ensure that your apps are efficient as possible

Innovative language features for Java - Part 2

Manifold: The reinvention of code generators

This is the second part in a series of articles covering Manifold, a unique, open source technology you can use in any Java project to enable cutting-edge language features such as type-safe metaprogramming, extension methods, templating, and structural typing. In this segment, Scott McKinney discusses Extension Classes, an innovative feature that enables you to supplement a class with your own methods, interfaces, and other features.

Time for some enhancements

JDK 12 patrol: Microbenchmark Suite targeted to JDK 12

The tech world is moving fast and we’re in for the ride! The JDK 12 development repositories are open and we thought it’s time to start a new thread in order to keep track of everything that’s going live. Today we have only but a small updated with Microbenchmark Suite becoming targeted to JDK 12.

Interview with Rich Sharples, Senior Director of Product Management for Middleware at Red Hat

Recent changes and what’s next for Java: “OpenJDK is the future of Java”

The confusion over the rights to use Oracle JDK vs Oracle’s OpenJDK builds vs OpenJDK builds from other providers has been hovering over us for quite some time but now that the confusion has been untangled, it’s time to focus on the things that drive Java’s future; one such example is OpenJDK. We talked to Red Hat’s Rich Sharples about Java’s future and the company’s role in all this.

Kill bugs with this helpful trick

Remote debugging for Java applications

Remote testing is often necessary to fix problems in production. In this article, Ram Lakshmanan explains how developers can do remote debugging to production servers without much trouble at all.