It’s precious when Java developers start complaining about how complicated the type system is in Scala. After all, it wasn’t until Java 5 came out that developers working with a JVM were given the opportunity to stop pulling lazy Objects out of the collections API and subsequently casting them into their respective types. What’s worse, given the outrageous number of organizations living on Java...
VMware SQLFire experts provide a concise summary and list of 10 cool, Java-related features within vFabric SQLFire. For example, you can run Hadoop-style map-reduce jobs using Java on virtual infrastructure.
The GMaps4JSF team is pleased to announce the release of GMaps4JSF 3.0.0. GMaps4JSF aims at integrating Google maps with JSF. Using GMaps4JSF, JSF developers will be also able to construct rich Streetview Panoramas and Google Maps with just few lines of code (JSF tags).
Unit testing has been documented and reviewed nearly to the point of overkill, yet why aren't more Java teams testing the modules of their applications in order to ensure a quicker application development lifecycle with higher quality code?
Is there something fundamentally wrong with java.util.ArrayList and java.util.HashMap? For most of the source code out there the answer is – no; those implementations are perfectly OK. But as always, the devil is in the details. And there exist situations when either the feature set built into the Collections API is not sufficient enough or you find the overhead provided by the standard...
Spring Data MongoDB is the project within Spring Data project which provides an extension to the Spring programming model for writing applications that uses MongoDB as database. In this post we are going to see how to write tests for applications that use it.
Imagine you needed to connect to only one JVM from JConsole in order to obtain a stack dump of all threads across an entire distributed set of JVMs in an instant? No need. It is here.
There are many technical challenges to overcome in achieving optimal load balancing, such as being able to predict not just future workload patterns but the actual completion times of work already distributed, as well as the the availability of additional capacity subsequent to work completion. Ideally a load balancer would like to estimate when capacity is likely to be sufficiently freed up on...
VMware has announced its vFabric product line will continue to support Java 6 past the formal end of life (EOL) of Java 6 coming up in February of 2013. This also includes a la carte support only contracts for Apache Tomcat and Apache HTTPD. Future versions of vFabric products will continue to be validated on Java 6 as well.
When you are running long term applications like web applications, it is good to know some statistics about them, like number of requests served, request durations, or the number active requests. All this kind of instrumentalization can be achieved by using native JMX or using a modular project like Metrics.
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- Oracle announces delays in the JDK 8 release schedule (19 Apr 2013) After patching Web browser security issues, the Java Platform Group at Oracle has announced delays...
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