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.
Creating pages based on a JSF template: Using the Facelets ui:define tag
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - What do you do once you've set up a handsome page template using the Facelets functions that come with JSF 2.x? Well, you start creating new pages, meshing those ui:define tags in with ui:composition and ui:insert. It's easier than it sounds, trust me.
Making MBean work
27 Jun 2014
Tutorial - In part four, learn how to ensure that MBean interface has been accurately implemented.
Configuring VisualVM to connect to the app server
27 Jun 2014
Tutorial - Learn how to configure VisualVM in part three of this tutorial.
Winning the hearts and minds of functional programmers: Five tips for the Scala community
08 May 2014
Feature - It's an uphill battle keeping the user base of any programming language happy. Scala, which competes on the JVM against a number of languages is no exception. Here are five tips on how the Scala overlords can keep on track and continue to win the hearts...
Lambdas in Java 8: A revolutionary change or an evolutionary error?
11 Jan 2014
Feature - There is a great deal of enthusiasm for Project Lambda and Java 8, but some in the programming community still wonder if Lambda will be a revolutionary change, or an evolutionary error.
How can you do DevOps right if you don't even know what DevOps means?
05 Jan 2014
Feature - DevOps has become a fun term for IT professionals to throw around, but what does the term DevOps really mean? And with so much confusion over the term, how do you know you're doing DevOps right if management and staff doesn't even know what the term...
Why API delivery will trump application delivery in importance in 2014
05 Jan 2014
Feature - Delivering software is important, but in this age of social media and networked infrastructure, allowing various pieces of software to integrate seamlessly is of heightened importance. This makes the development of externally facing client APIs more...
From WebSockets to HTML5: What's new and what's next for Java EE 7
01 Jan 2014
Feature - What's new with Java EE 7? In this article we talk with Peter Pilgrim, the author of the Java EE 7 Developer Handbook, about the key new elements of Java EE 7 that developers need to learn in order to stay current with modern development trends.
Scala? Groovy? Why Java is the right programming language for 2014 and beyond
01 Jan 2014
Feature - New programming languages offer a variety of benefits, from the way they handle big data, to the brevity of their syntax. But despite their benefits, Java remains the right choice for the vast majority of enterprise development customers.
Which EJB to use? Stateful, stateless and singleton session beans compared
03 Jul 2013
Tutorial - When developing a service layer, Java architects are often challenged with which of the three session beans, stateful, stateless or singleton, should be used.