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.
An introduction to template building with Facelets, CSS, HTML and JSF 2.2
19 Jul 2014
Freezer: Putting object relational mapping (ORM) tools to the test
03 Jul 2014
Feature - Freezer is a code generator that constructs the persistence layer of a Java application: DAOs, DTOs, database tables and database documentation. This article compares the use of the DAOs generated by Freezer, with the use of an ORM tool, like for example...
When did Gradle get so hot? A look at what is trending on the Java tools landscape
05 Jun 2014
Feature - Who knew that so many Java developers were looking at adopting Gradle as their build tool. Goodbye Maven. Goodbye ANT. It looks like Gradle is the Groovy new Java tool, or at least, that's what the latest trends survey would suggest.
O'Reilly Fluent 2014 conference coverage
20 Mar 2014
Conference coverage - Get the latest on Web platform technology from Fluent 2014.
People and process trump tools when it comes to improving software quality
11 Jan 2014
Feature - There are a variety of new tools emerging on the market, but if your organization is working to improve the quality of their product, improving the process and dealing with the culture is more important than the tools of the trade.
Better software testing and improved quality starts with the culture
03 Jan 2014
Feature - Software testing is more than just a stage in the development process. Testing is a philosophy that should embrace the entire application management lifecycle (ALM). Here's how to make software testing and improving application quality part of the...
From mobile tools to cloud based delivery: How the Java IDE will evolve in 2014
01 Jan 2014
Feature - As the IT landscape changes, so must the tools that help accelerate the development of applications. How will the IDE evolve in 2014? TheServerSide sad down with IntelliJ's Dmitry Jemerov to find out.
Embracing Lambda and Java 8? How the Java landscape will change in 2014
01 Jan 2014
Feature - What will 2014 bring for the enterprise Java community? How developers adapt to new technologies like Lambda is key. Also, how cloud computing deals with the increased desire to virtualize is key as well. Here we look at the key challenges developers...
Become a software testing craftsman: How to build quality applications
01 Jan 2014
Feature - As more and more focus is paid to the steps that are required to build high quality applications, testing software is now being seen as more of a craft or a vocation.
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.