Open source Java
Open source development tools offer a more affordable and more customizable means to develop Java software. Although problems and costs can arise from lack of documentation and support, many enterprise developers make open source development a large part of their Java dev strategies. In this section on open source strategies, learn the capabilities of different tools, discover new open source Java tools, and get tips and advice on integrating and contributing to open source projects.
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Apache Spark streaming analytics engine key to integrating big data
17 Jun 2016
News - Learn how a variety of improvements to the open source Apache Spark streaming analytics engine promises to improve the development of big data applications.
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.
Red Hat announces support for the Open Container Project
23 Jun 2015
News - Red Hat joins other vendors to support the Open Container Project, not a surprise.
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Redis creator signs with vendor amid community support
27 Aug 2015
Podcast - How did the Redis community feel when the creator of their coveted NoSQL database signed on with a commercial vendor? TheServerSide talks to Salvatore Sanfilippo to find out.
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Apache Camel news from JavaOne 2011
12 Oct 2011
Video - Apache Camel, the open source integration framework, is enjoying an upward swing in popularity as the community prepares for the upcoming release of Camel 3.
Does Open Source Mean Superior Software Quality?
10 May 2011
Video - James Strachan, the man who believes he invented Groovy, presented a lightninground session at TheServerSide Java Symposium to speak about FuseSource and Open Source Software. In that discussion, he asserts that there are reasons why open source projects...
James Strachan on Apache Camel and Fuse IDE
18 Mar 2011
Video - James Strachan, who works on Apache Camel as well as other Apache projects, talks about apache Camel and the capabilities of the Fuse IDE.
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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.
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.
Choosing the right DevOps tool to tame your polyglot programming
03 Feb 2016
Feature - When programs are built using a polyglot of different languages, organizations need good DevOps tools to manage that integration.
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Enterprise architects consider using cloud-based IDEs
31 Mar 2015
Tip - For many reasons, enterprise architects are now considering cloud-based IDEs as an alternative to a desktop development environment.
Successfully managing software quality with growing, globally distributed teams
26 Mar 2015
Tip - Successfully managing a software project is always a challenge, but when a project grows into a globally distributed development effort, application lifecycle management (ALM) becomes a real challenge. So how does Liferay, an open source, enterprise...
Software project success: Addressing the project, Part III of III
28 Mar 2014
Tip - Software project success is dependent on many factors, not least of which includes the project itself.