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.
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.
11 Aug 2013
Will cloud computing ever change the Java development process?
28 Jul 2013
Feature - Much has been said about cloud computing, and cloud technologies have certainly impacted the in house data center, but do cloud based technologies really impact the Java development process?
28 Jul 2013
Three things you didn't know about big data and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
15 Jun 2013
Feature - From learning about big data, to taking advantage of free big data technologies, here are three things you didn't know about Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Enterprise Java Development with Windows 8 Phone and Desktop
21 Feb 2013
Feature - Enterprise Java developers typically shy away from the Windows platform, but Sal Pece decided to buck the trend and bring his Eclipse based development environment, along with his WebSphere Portal test server, to Windows 8. This article chronicles his...
What type of software development professional do you need?
08 Aug 2012
Feature - Be it an agile team or a company using a waterfall type of development process, your application development team needs an assortment of different skills and skillsets. Here we look at the various types professionals that make up the typical application...
Forget Android and iOS: Developers are going mobile with Maemo
25 Jul 2012
Feature - While everyone is talking about iOS and Android, the last Java survey conducted by TheServerSide indicated that Maemo remained one of the most popular development platforms for mobile applications.