Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we explored the new JAX Mag, Project Helidon 1.0, and Linkerd 2.2. Also, we explored the how Clojure and Kotlin are a great fit for the JVM, Jib 1.0 is ready for production, and more!
A new day, a new potential feature. How do you feel about extending the space of JVM type descriptors to include type operators? If everything goes well, this might soon become reality. Let’s have a look at the draft submitted by John Rose, JVM Architect at Oracle.
Project Loom was introduced last year and now the initial prototype is publicly available. The goal of this project is to add a new concurrency tool to the Java toolkit: fibers. Let’s have a closer look at this project.
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!
Looking for a language suitable for solving complex software programming problems? Avail boasts a statically typed programming language meant to elucidate difficult problems in clear expressions.
Cheat sheets are a godsend when you don’t know something – and that will happen no matter how well-prepared you are, which is why these cheat sheets might come in handy. And since we’re here to learn more about programming languages, why not dive deeper into the JVM universe? It will be fun, I promise.
We’re sailing along in the Pirates of the JVM series with fair winds and a following sea. Today’s stop in the Functional Ocean: Lux! We talked with the creator of the Lux programming language, Eduardo Julian, about its advantages and disadvantages, its core principles, and more.
We’re making an unexpected stop today while sailing the Functional Sea. All haul ashore for some liberty on Eta Island! We talked to Rahul Muttineni, CTO at TypeLead and the creator of the Eta programming language about its advantages and disadvantages, its core principles, and more.
We’re still sailing the Dynamic Sea — you’ve already met Gosu and Golo so now it’s time to meet Jython, the island where Java sailors get seduced by Python. We talked to Frank Wierzbicki, Jython Project Lead about its advantages and disadvantages, its core principles and more.
There’s a new language in town; Lux (currently in development) is a functional language belonging to the Lisp family which can be used to write a variety of programs that can run on the JVM.
In his keynote at JAX 2016, Rod Johnson, the CEO of Atomist and the creator of Spring, talked about Java’s supremacy and the rise of microservices and went through everything that happened in technology since 2008 —the last time he attended the JAX conference.
As the go-between for Java byte code and a hardware platform, a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is a critical link in computer processing. But despite its name, JVM is not just for Java.
Assembling a time-critical response to errors is important in the context of keeping your application in check. Distributed logging and testing in production all form part of the solution for Alex Zhitnitsky. We must address vulnerabilities quicker.
To celebrate 20 years of Java, you are cordially invited to the Java Museum – a community sourced collection of curious artefacts, vintage links and fond memories from 20 years of Java.