JSRs and APIs
In this section on the Java programming language, get news, advice, and tutorials on using Java in enterprise application development. Learn why Java is so widely used in programming today, and discover tricks to use and pitfalls to avoid. It's important to stay informed about the latest Java Specification Requests (JSRs) and application programming interfaces (APIs). We bring you news about JSRs and APIs, popular Java platforms, classes, objects, IDEs, and SDKs that exist for programming in Java.
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Performance upgrades and feature enhancements typify incremental Java releases
28 Oct 2015
News - There may not have been a major Java release since last year, but at JavaOne2015, there are still plenty of performance upgrades and feature enhancements for platform architects to boast about.
Celebrating 20 years of Java technology at JavaOne 2015
26 Oct 2015
News - Twenty years is a pretty significant milestone, especially if you're a programming language. At JavaOne 2015, everyone is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Java programming language, and looking ahead at the challenges another 20 years will bring.
Google's Project Soli replaces the keyboard and mouse with radar and logic
01 Jun 2015
News - Very little has been done to truly replace the utility of the keyboard and mouse, but Project Soli is working to change that. The new Google project looks to combine machine intelligence with radar and similar technology to read hand signals and control...
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What we can expect from Hibernate OGM and data persistence in 2015
09 Mar 2015
Podcast - Emmanuel Bernard discusses the Hibernate OGM project and how it has progressed since it was initially envisioned back in 2011.
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Troubleshooting the most common compile-time errors in Java code
24 Aug 2012
Tutorial - In this second tutorial in a series on Java programming, we look at how to troubleshoot and fix the most commonly encountered compiler errors.
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.
Is Java EE7's cloud focus too narrow?
11 Oct 2011
Video - The upcoming Java EE7 release is focused on cloud computing, but at JavaOne 2011 some Java experts wondered if that's a good thing.
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Java APIs to bridge the gap between today and future development efforts
09 Nov 2015
Feature - At JavaOne 2015, a big topic of conversation was APIs and API development. In the IBM keynote, the promise was that an evolutionary approach to API development will help modern day developers pass the torch to those doing development in the future.
Valhalla and value types to change the way developers code in Java
01 Nov 2015
Feature - In 2014, just as Java 8 was released, JavaOne was looking towards the future and talking about what was coming with Java 9. In 2015, Java 9 is still in the future, but that hasn't stopped the architects at Oracle from prognosticating about what might get...
Docker containers are growing up and embracing open standards
06 Jul 2015
Feature - In this new world where containers are challenging virtualized environments, Docker has had to grow up fast, and not only is it growing up, but it's opening up to new standards as well.
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Learn what the new Java EE security API means for developers
04 Nov 2015
Tip - The new Java EE security API is a proposal for baking better security into Java EE, and could ease many security implementation headaches.
Bridging the gap between WebRTC, VoIP and phones
22 Apr 2015
Tip - The WebRTC protocol has shown great promise for integrating telephony capabilities into modern enterprise applications. But challenges remain.
Improving Java performance by minimizing Virtual Machine (JVM) latency
01 May 2014
Tip - Users demand that their applications run fast, but working with Java bytecode presents optimization problems that other architectures do not encounter. Here we look at how to improve the performance of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by minimizing the...