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.
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.
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.
Java 8, Project Lambda brew up scalability, automation
09 Dec 2014
Tip - The programming language’s new release gets help from nimble Project Lambda for easier and speedier development.
25 Apr 2014
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...
How to get the Hibernate Session from the JPA 2.0 EntityManager
30 Jun 2013
Tip - This tip shows you how to get the Hibernate Session from the JPA EntityManager so you can perform functions only available from the JBoss Hibernate project.
Ten things project managers learn from off-the-shelf deployment tools
16 Nov 2012
Tip - Off-the-shelf deployment tools have disadvantages, but even without buying in, project managers can learn a lot from the pros who build the tools.