Category Archives: Java

The 25 greatest Java apps ever written

From space exploration to genomics, from reverse compilers to robotic controllers, Java is at the heart of today’s world. Java Magazine offers a few of the countless Java apps that stand out from the crowd. Link

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Moving decisioning logic from run-time to build-time

Today’s post by Edoardo Vacchi stresses an important trend in the programming landscape: cloud-based applications (microservices) should be small, super-efficient, and quick to start, that brings us back to code generation. “Moving processing out of your run-time and into build-time, … Continue reading

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How is Java Doing?

“Java has always been the favorite – enterprises talked and still talk Java. Look no further than the Fortune 500 list of companies reliance on it. Yes, Blue Chips love it. The reasons are plenty. The one that enterprises value … Continue reading

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Java 13 delivers long-awaited multiline strings

Java 13 is making it easier for you to work with multiline string literals. For example, Old String                                              … Continue reading

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From “Monolithic” to “Microservices”

Traditionally web applications wrapped up business logic, data retrieval, validation, persistence, security and UI in a single bundle deployed on a web server such as Tomcat. This approach continues to work well but nowadays it’s called “monolithic” and many web … Continue reading

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Grammarly for Developers?

AI tools for code review and bug patching are getting better and better. A Zurich-based company DeepCode claims that they developed a “Grammarly for developers”, a tool that looks a lot like familiar code vetting apps in use today, and … Continue reading

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Running Java-based Decision Services in the New World

Java was introduced over twenty years ago and to this day, it still remains very popular among developers. A new Java framework “Quarkus” provides an effective solution for running Java in the new world of serverless, microservices, containers, Kubernetes, FaaS, … Continue reading

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Why it’s still worth it to learn Java

Python and Go may get all of the hype, but Java is still potentially the smartest language for developers seeking a new job to learn right now. Despite being more than 20 years old, Java remains an enterprise mainstay: The programming language currently tops … Continue reading

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Java 2019 Licensing Explained

If you try to download the latest Java, you may be scared by the following warning: The question: is Java not free anymore?

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