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.
JShell: The new Java 9 REPL
26 Aug 2015
Tip - Don't miss an opportunity to take JShell, the new Java 9 REPL, for a test drive. An expert shares his experience.
How elegant code can hurt HTML5 performance
29 Apr 2015
Tip - Elegant code can lead to cleaner, precise steps. But it can also lead to application performance bottlenecks, argues Mozilla's Andreas Gal.
Java platform: Invigorating robustness and simplicity
16 Feb 2015
Tip - Java platform architects reminisce about the design of Java and how the platform is being pushed forward.
The 10 most common and avoidable HTML5 mistakes
09 Jan 2015
Tip - Learn about the 10 most common and most avoidable HTML5 mistakes and how best to avoid them.
Improvements in HTML5 features push migration
08 Sep 2014
Tip - Organizations that don't make a bee line to HTML5 won't have access to a dynamic range of audio and video features.
HTML5 tools and semantic elements analyzed and explained
14 Aug 2014
Tip - HTML5 is still a bit of a mystery for some developers. In this tip, developers can learn about the latest in HTML technology, then find a tool or tool criteria that will help them utilize HTML5.
Software architecture: Five things every developer should know
18 Apr 2014
Tip - Learn five things every developer should know about software architecture for present-day technologies.
Problem space, community and specifics for software project success, Part II of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Problem spaces, project specifics and community concerns help define successful software projects.
Making software projects successful, Part I of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Get a better understanding of the ideal steps for creating successful software projects.
Getting Java programmers up to speed on Java EE 7 need not be a 'Pilgrimage'
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Here we take a look at the top five features of Java EE 7 that traditional J2EE and standard edition Java developers will want to familiarize themselves. There are some cool features in Java EE 7, but they're evolutionary, not revolutionary, so a little...