It’s been a pretty quiet period for stagemonitor, the application performance monitoring (APM) tool for Java servlet applications. However, version 0.89 has just been released – an update with some dependency upgrades as well as new features. Let’s take a closer look.
Localization comes with a host of translation issues, since grammar is rarely natural sounding with one-to-one translation. Mozilla’s project Fluent focuses on creating more natural sounding localization for software UI. Fluent 1.0 is here. Learn the syntax and test out the playground.
Improvements to version 1.1 include a Dart2JS compiler that outputs JS more performant than hand-written code.
Some analysts are predicting a market breakthrough for JavaFX this year. Our expert Java pundits weigh in with their opinions.
Wil Moore III explores the best options for packaging and sharing reusable web components.
Patrick Brisbin on the benefits of using a pure functional language for creating real-world web sites.
Join Seth Ladd, developer advocate at Google, for a holistic overview of the Dart language. If you’re looking to get familiar with the entire Dart landscape, including an overview of what Dart is, where and how it best performs, as well as what sorts of problems it can solve, check out this presentation from JAXConf! Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
Developing scalable, responsive, non-blocking web applications has never been easier with the Play Framework 2.0, a modern framework for modern web applications. In this talk Oscar Renalias (Accenture) takes a look at how Play can help us build the kind of dynamic and engaging web applications that user have come to expect, including pitfalls and challenges when developing them.
“We’ve found that the Play Framework is one of the few frameworks that is able to maintain the delicate balance of performance, reliability, and developer productivity. In the Java and Scala world, nothing even comes close.” That’s what Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, the lead developer bringing the Play Framework to LinkedIn, says in his description of the talk he gave at JAXConf 2013. Check out the video of that presentation, and find out how LinkedIn is using the Play Framework to build front-end and back-end services at massive scale. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
In his keynote from JaxConf 2013, Yehuda Katz will talk about how the standards bodies are evolving the web to make it easier for web developers to evolve. Instead of trying to solve platform problems centrally, the web platform is increasingly giving us the power to decide what the next version will look like. What can we do with this power, and what should we do? Filming courtesy of Marakana – marakana.com
Wednesdays opening keynote took Java developers out of their comfort zone but to focus on the future of the web platform.
Independent browser vendor adopts WebKit engine to focus on innovation to make a better browser.