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.
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.
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...
Open source initiatives saving grace for many companies
21 May 2015
News - Companies are realizing that IT can't write all the code needed. They are learning to write less code and do more with open source initiatives.
Guiding design tenets behind OpenStack software
20 May 2015
News - The importance of OpenStack design tenets is not lost on developers. Following these tenets drives the development and evolution of OpenStack software.
DevOps software development promise aided by OpenStack
20 May 2015
News - The promise of DevOps software development is being helped along by OpenStack, which is creating more opportunities for automation of operations.
Reflecting on lambdas, open source software and startup strategies at Devoxx 2014
12 Nov 2014
News - Reporting from Devoxx 2014, Geertjan Wielenga gives us all the latest news from Day Two of the iconic conference, including insights on how to support open source software, what might be included in the future Java 9 release, and even some startup...
The highlights of Java EE 8
30 Sep 2014
News - At JavaOne 2014, the latest features and upgrades of Java EE 8 were highlighted.
Open source support gives older software a fighting chance
27 Jun 2014
Video - The Eclipse Foundation's Wayne Beaton discusses open source support for established software.