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September 18, 2017
If JavaOne 2017 is your first time attending the conference, it will serve you well to follow some advice and insights from a veteran attendee of the JavaOne and OpenWorld conferences. The first ...
June 29, 2017
IBM and Lightbend join forces to help bring microservices to IBM's WebSphere platform, with new Scala- and Java-based tools for cognitive application development.
April 19, 2017
They are finally pruning away deprecated methods out of Java 9. The deprecated value will now have deprecated meaning.
September 21, 2016
Java has always been derided as being too verbose, especially when compared with languages like Groovy or Scala. But, according to Brian Goetz, that's all about to change after Java 9.
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