The realm of JVM-alternatives remains an exciting one. Version 2.7 of the JVM alternative brings a number of nice new features and performance updates.
Its got lambdas, its flawlessly interoperable with Java and its also a cinch to learn for Java devs. So whats the catch?
Xtend is the successor to the Xpand template language, which was a great choice for developing code generators. Although Xtend is not just a template language for code generation it is extremely well suited to the task. In this session, you will learn about the advantages and cool features that make Xtend a great language for building a continuously running, extensible and maintainable code generator. Filmed at JAX 2013.
Java EE 7 support and Orion improvements are on the menu for the open sources latest release train
Eclipses statically-typed JVM language has just received a bumper update. We talk to co-creator Sven Efftinge about the newest features.
Jan Köhnlein on how using Xtend with JavaFX can result in astonishingly short yet powerful code.
We speak to Sven Efftinge and Sebastian Zarnekow about their new JVM-based programming language that compiles into readable Java code.
With June’s release imminent of Xtend, Sven Efftinge reveals just some of what’s new for the JVM statically typed language
The first day of EclipseCon has been celebrating innovation within the Eclipse ecosystem, with awards handed out to projects and individuals. Read on to find the big winners…
Eclipse announce first beta of their statically-typed Java embracing venture
We speak to the Eclipse enthusiast about the first stable release of the IDE, based on Eclipse.
PLUS, ASM 4 gets full Java 7 support.