Java Development Tools
Java development tools are supported by many platforms and numerous plugins exist to extend the capabilities. In this section, get the latest news on development tools, find advice on how to optimize your use of Java, and follow tutorials to improve your skills when using Java development tools. Learn about valuable tools including the integrated development platform (IDE), and discover tools and plugins you can use to create programs in Java.
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Goodbye, sysadmins; hello, software developers
02 Dec 2013
Conference News - As organizations are moving towards cloud computing, sysadmins are losing their relevance in software development.
Building Internet of Things applications with Java ME
26 Nov 2013
News - JavaOne 2013 speaker Artyom Astafurov discusses his session on building Internet of Things applications.
Java development and application lifecycle management collide at JavaOne
23 Sep 2013
Conference News - There is an intersection between Java development and application lifecycle management, but at JavaOne this year, the ebb has flowed away from ALM, as the conference focuses largely on the technical side of things.
Reference & Learning:1 - 3 of 19
Improving software quality by optimizing through automation
28 Oct 2013
Feature - At STPCon 2013, HP's Kelly Emo talks about how organizations are using new software tools to improve software quality through the use of automation.
Google Web Designer (GWD) plays key role in global advertising strategy
08 Sep 2013
Feature - Here is how the soon to be released Google Web Designer (GWD), an HTML5 and CSS3 development tool, fills in the gaps in Google's global marketing and advertising strategy.
JSR-286 development tutorial: Understanding the PortletSession
11 Aug 2013
Tutorial - The key to state management in web based applications is the session object. Here we explore the Portlet 2.0 API's PortletSession, how it is used, and how it relates to the HttpSession of the Servlet and JSP specification.
Expert Technical Advice:1 - 3 of 6
Effective Agile testing means leveraging the JMS dead message queue
16 Jun 2013
Tip - JMS messaging is a great way to architect a solution, but smart Agile testing means leveraging the data on the dead message queue.
JavaOne 2012: Improving ALM workflow with automation in Oracle PaaS
05 Oct 2012
Video - Application lifecycle management changes the way developers work when teamed with platform as a service, according to one ALM expert at JavaOne 2012.
Java 7 and the intricacies of safe and unsafe casting
26 Jan 2012
Tip - One of the problems with casting is that it does have the potential to cause a loss of precision, especially if the number that gets cast does indeed fall outside of the range of the target type. Here we will explain why this happens.