The countdown to the Java 9 release has begun — in just 100 days, we’ll be able to take it for a spin. However, some of the members of the Java Platform Module System expert group claim that we shouldn’t pop the champagne just yet. Is Jigsaw really that flawed or is it a worthy opponent to JBoss Modules and OSGi?
How does Java 9’s modularity compare to the OSGI module system? Is it good to set goals for code coverage? The latest Thorben Janssen brings us the latest news and essential reading from the Java world.
Following last summer’s announcement that the JDK’s source code would be modularized by Project Jigsaw, Chief Architect Mark Reinhold has now given an insight to the latest developments in the modularization of Java.
Mark Reinhold announces gear shift from explorative stages to creation of production-quality design and implementation for Jigsaw in Java 9.
Following slow progress, Project Jigsaw devs ditch four years
The second half of the year was as eventful as the first: heres the most important and interesting events from July through to December.
IBM’s Holly Cummins and ‘Diabolical Developer’ Martijn Verburg discuss ways of overcoming complexity in software development. Recorded at JAX London 2012.
In 2015, is Java just going to be 20 years old, or is it going to be new and vital? asked IBM’s Poole in his JAX London keynote.
With JAX London just around the corner, we caught up with the Keynoters. Our second chat is with Java performance masters Kirk Pepperdine and the Diabolic Developer, Martijn Verburg.
The fallout from the proposed Project Jigsaw deferral continues. After Mark Reinhold discounted OSGi, the OSGi Alliance have their say.
A round-up of the first day of QCon London – loads of Java with a bit of Cloud thrown in
As proposals flood in for JDK 8, an old problem is finally addressed.
They may have lost inspirational director and evangelist Peter Kriens, but receive huge boost for JavaSE 8 modularity
Thomas Kurian gives community an insight into the future of OpenJDK, Java SE, GlassFish and NetBeans.