JAR hell is an endearing term referring to the problems that arise from the characteristics of Java’s class loading mechanism. Nicolai Parlog is on hand to go through the different problems you might come across whilst exploring these Java anomalies.
Licensing software under two separate licenses can be quite a challenge.
Build your own bespoke music recommendations engine with the help of this smashing Kiji tutorial.
Java steward announces a raft of updates to middleware and developer products in next-generation charge.
Eclipses annual report shows the open source foundation has plenty of work ahead of Kepler.
Ideas surrounding Springs Scala move surface – question is, can it help turn things round?
Mark Reinholds forthright explanation of Project Jigsaws delay has failed to quell dissent – but we agree that its probably the right call.
With Scala as a language getting several new intricacies, you need a tool capable of testing them. Look no further…
More than a year on from the last big release, the JBoss community’s set of Eclipse plugins gets a well-needed update in 3.3. Their no-fuss distribution, Developer Studio 5.0 gets a final release too
With a final release set for the end of June, a sneak peek at JBoss Tools and Developer Studio is now available through a release candidate
That time of year has come round again – time for another Eclipse Community Survey, with some very interesting findings
Ronald Steininger, Arne Limburg, and Mark Struberg delve into the world of portable CDI extensions
Its our opinion that Testing is Development; were not doing our job as programmers if we cannot ensure that our code is working as advertised. To that end, CDI has been a tremendous step forward for Java EE as a simplified POJO-based component model. Of course, CDI beans become such only within the context of a CDI Container, and that infers both starting a server and deploying into it. Until now, that work has been the responsibility of the developer; with the introduction of the Arquillian testing framework, these concerns can safely be put aside.
The latest beta for JBoss’s Eclipse distro arrives, accommodating a number of enhancements to vital plugins