A view from OpenStack perspective
Great post and interesting discussion by all. Eric Schmidt used to say in reference to Java: "in software we often solve problems by creating a new layer of abstraction which then allows for innovation both above and below the line."
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
How to start the Internet of Things adventure with Java
Looking for new challenges? Want to get back to the roots of Computer Science? How about starting to explore Internet of Things? No doubt it is one of the fastest growing area of IT and an excellent opportunity to explode the innovation and creativeness.
The Code Project
Create XML and Extend its Nodes
This tip is all about writing an XML file and extending its nodes further, so that it can be extended well, upto an extent.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Coverity finds open source software quality better than proprietary code
Coverity, a company specializing in software quality and security testing solutions, finds that open source programs tend to have fewer errors than proprietary programs.
Red Hat: 2014:0408-01: java-1.6.0-openjdk: Important Advisory
Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix various security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...] ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk ... (more)
Oracle rolls out massive critical patch update
PanARMENIAN.Net - Oracle has released a swathe of security updates culminating in a massive 104 new security fixes for products including Java, Fusion Middleware and MySQL, according to ZDNet.
Nashorn, pronounced "nass-horn," is German for "rhinoceros," and it's one of the animal names for a German tank destroyer used in World War II.
Create an Apache Hadoop MapReduce Job Using Spring
Spring is a widely used framework in enterprise applications development and includes different components such as Spring ORM, Spring JDBC and more, to support various features.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Suna s JavaFX Helps Bridge Digital Divide, McNealy Says
Sun Microsystems expects that technologies like its JavaFX Script scripting language, and JavaFX Mobile software for mobile devices, will help bridge the digital divide.
DukeScript Framework for Dummies
Geertjan Wielenga is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam.
Coverity Scan Report Finds Open Source Software Quality Outpaces Proprietary Code for the First Time
The report details the analysis of 750 million lines of open source software code through the Coverity Scan service and commercial usage of the CoverityA Development Testing Platform, the largest sample size that the report has studied to date.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
David Heffelfinger's Java EE/GlassFish Adoption Story
David Heffelfinger is the Chief Technology Officer of Ensode Technology and an ardent US based Java EE/GlassFish advocate.
Migrating a Java EE App from GlassFish to WebLogic
WebLogic is Oracle's strategic application server for the Java EE Platform . Since Oracle decided to focus on it for commercial support, and decided to leave GlassFish free of any ties with commercial decisions , I decided to bring this type of content to help GlassFish customers as well users to experiment, try, and evaluate Oracle WebLogic 12c .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Model checking programs
Automated Software Engineering, 2000. Proceedings ASE 2000. The Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on In Automated Software Engineering, 2000.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Monadic Abstract Interpreters
Proceedings of Programming Language Design and Implementation 2013 , pp. 399-410, doi:10.1145/2499370.2491979 Recent developments in the systematic construction of abstract interpreters hinted at the possibility of a broad unification of concepts in static analysis.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Zettaset, Simba Partner to Streamline Big Data Connectivity to Analytics Applications
Technologies, the recognized leader in standards-based data access and analytics solutions for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources.
Azul Extends Zulu Runtime for Java to Java 8
Azul Systems has announced the Zulu 8.0 commercialized build of OpenJDK that is compatible and compliant with the Java SE 8 standard.
Eclipse In The News
Updated: Eclipse Foundation Announces Java 8 Support
April 11, 2014 - The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of Eclipse Kepler packages with the Java 8 support.
Non-blocking I/Os in Servlet 3.1
With the advent of platforms and frameworks such as Node.js, Vert.x, ... and more generally the rise of the Event-driven programming paradigm, asynchronous non-blocking I/Os are becoming more and more important in today's web applications.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
XWiki is a WikiWiki clone written in Java that supports many popular features of other Wikis like the Wiki syntax, version control, attachments, security, and searching, but also many advanced features like templates, database and dynamic development using scripting languages , an extension system and skinability, J2EE scalability, an XML/RPC ... (more)