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.
Reactive Streams 1.0.0 has reached its objective of defining a common standard for asynchronous streaming processes on the JVM, for flexible and reactive data processing.
The JVM language Kotlin is celebrating its 11th release with over 220 bug fixes and a surprise for Android developers.
Avatar’s days are numbered. After months of tumbleweed tumbling through the Avatar project, Oracle has performed a sharp u-turn and cancelled its plans for an Avatar 2.0 release.
In this new series of articles on testing, Daniel Witkowski identifies common mistakes made during performance testing and demonstrates how to use widely available free open source tools to find response time problems before they reach production.
Oracle has begun removing JAR files from the Java runtime system as it searches for the final piece of the Java modularization puzzle.
Alex Zhitnitsky takes us behind the scenes of Java 9 and shows us how new features come to life.