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.
Java's lambda syntax rigidity exposes spoiled programmer's frailties
06 Jun 2016
Feature - Consternation over Java's lambda syntax is the perfect example of how Java's evolution and incremental improvements have created a community of spoiled programmers.
Why Java is the most popular programming language
23 May 2016
Feature - Roger Smith examines why 20 years after its release, Java tops the TIOBE index as the most popular programming language.
Deep machine learning can help clean the mess of big data
28 Apr 2016
Feature - Turning a wave of information into something meaningful can be challenging. But that's where deep machine learning can help. Here, expert George Lawton explains how.
Using BackOps to improve software development processes
20 Apr 2016
Feature - Learn how BackOps understands different personality types and can improve the software development lifecycle and scale the enterprise.
How to install JDK 8 and write the Java Hello World application
29 Feb 2016
Tutorial - In this tutorial, we look at how to set up a basic Java SE development environment by installing JDK 8, after which we write, compile and run the Java Hello World application.
The next big challenge in IoT evolution: Getting the protocols right
08 Jan 2016
Feature - In this article you will learn about some of the considerations that need to be taken into account for leveraging different protocols while writing applications for the Internet of Things (IoT)
Java APIs to bridge the gap between today and future development efforts
04 Jan 2016
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.
How to build an application integration framework for flexibility
02 Dec 2015
Feature - Learn how MOBI Wireless created a back end infrastructure that makes it easy to implement different business workflows across service providers.
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.