Java EE development and enterprise Java platforms
Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) is a platform for developing server applications in the Java programming language. Java EE development is considered the de facto standard. In this section you will discover Java EE development utilities, find out what it means to be Java EE compliant, and learn about enterprise Java strategies for application developers and architects.
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Java 9 promises modularity and new value types
18 Mar 2015
News - Modularity and new value types could come with Java 9. This could mean improved startup performance and easier programming of arrays.
Enterprise scale AngularJS: Embracing Agile development in a brand new way
20 Nov 2014
News - Reporting from Devoxx 2014 in Antwerp, Geertjan Wielenga tells of some of the lessons learned on day four of the conference. News to many is the fact that banking development may be cool again, especially if those banks are embracing Agile development in...
Devoxx officially kicks off with Spring, Java EE 8, lambdas and value types
13 Nov 2014
News - As Devoxx 2014 officially kicks off, Geertjan Wielenga is there to tell us exactly what's hot at this year's conference. As one might expect, the Java EE versus Spring debate never goes away, but this year is about so many more things, from Scala to...
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Install the Java Development Kit (JDK): Setting JAVA_HOME
16 Feb 2012
Video Tutorial - The Java Development Kit (JDK) is a necessity for every Java developer. This video tutorial will guide developers through the process of installing JDK version 6.
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Cloud computing and AWS form perfect test beds for the risk averse
25 Mar 2015
Feature - Risk aversion is a cornerstone of the enterprise computing community. Do no harm is philosophy that goes beyond medicine's Hippocratic oath. But the risk averse can now safely try new technologies by using cloud computing options and AWS.
Will ObjectLayout's StructuredArrays finally solve the Java performance problem?
18 Mar 2015
Feature - Java performance has greatly improved over the years, but getting true, linear scalability has always been a problem, largely due to the way data collections are handled in memory. However, new approaches to memory management are being developed, and...
Can a pattern become an anti-pattern? How to avoid the loose coupling mistake
15 Jan 2015
Feature - Nobody is debating the benefits of loose-coupling, but far too many SOA architects take the practice too far. Make sure you know when loose-coupling makes sense, and more importantly, when it doesn't.
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Improving software quality in every application lifecycle management (ALM) stage
23 Mar 2015
Tip - Development lifecycles have become tremendously compressed, which means many stages of the application lifecycle management process are iterated over time and time again. Here are some lessons SFactory's Sorin Zaporojan learned throughout the ALM process.
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.
How to ensure continuous integration leads to continuous improvement
18 Dec 2014
Tip - Many organizations employ continuous integration strategies, but beyond simplifying DevOps, CI systems should contribute to continuous improvement of software quality as well. Here are some tips on how to ensure that happens.