July might be gone, but summer is not over yet! And the weather forecast says that it’s going to get really hot! But I warn you, it’s about to get hot in here as well! The most clicked stories for July have arrived. Old but gold tutorials and walk-throughs, hot top lists, informative interviews and much more!
The community survey is done and the data has been tallied. An overwhelming majority of Apache NetBeans developers are happy with the 9.0 release. We take a look at what they’re really thinking about its Java integration.
The Akka documentation discourages the use of Java serialization but performance is just one reason to not use Java serialization – there are stronger reasons to not engage with it, especially in the context of Akka. What to do instead? In this article, Manuel Bernhardt gives some alternatives.
Since summer is well upon us, how about taking a quick trip to exotic Madagascar to meet some sweet asity birds? Or, we can just build universally reusable web fragments on the JVM with Asity, a lightweight abstraction layer for various web frameworks on the Java Virtual Machine that makes the long-lived “Write Once, Run Anywhere” concept a fascinating reality!
What solutions can ManagedBlocker provide for the Fork/Join framework? How can you reduce wasted CPU cycles? Dr. Heinz Kabutz gives us answers to these questions and more.
“Write once, run anywhere” has been the Java motto since forever! And what better way to achieve that if not with the use of containers? But we all know that containerizing Java applications is anything but simple. Jib is an open-source Java containerizer from Google that aspires to make a difference!
Kotlin is only seven years old but it is already playing in the big leagues. Its massive success can be traced back to the moment when Google announced Kotlin support in Android last year but that was just the tip of the iceberg. According to Pusher’s State of Kotlin 2018 research report, great things are coming Kotlin’s way.
IBM has released a new version of WebSphere Liberty. What improvements have been made? We take a look at IBM’s largest open source project and how developers can create cloud-native apps and microservices.
“Database first” or “Java first”? Which is the best design for your project? Which is easier and which leads to only more confusion? Find out how to go database first, and avoid a headache tomorrow.
JDK 11’s Rampdown Phase One is here. So, what does this mean for the next Java version? The lineup is set – JDK 11 is locked in with 17 new JEPs for developers to tool around and explore. JDK 11 is on track for a general release in September.
We cried, we mourned, we got depressed but we finally came to terms with Oracle’s announcement to end of the public updates for Java 8 business users after January 2019. But that was not meant to be. Last week, Oracle announced that the commercial support program for Java SE 8 is moving to a subscription model. Whether that’s good news or bad, depends on how you see things!
What is and isn’t part of Java? The question has a more in-depth answer than you may suspect. In this article, Simon Ritter discusses the differences in definitions between terms such as Oracle JDK and OpenJDK.