Software programming languages
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Is Lambda affecting your Java performance?
07 Nov 2013
Conference News - Java champion Adam Bien discusses how Project Lambda is impacting Java performance.
The most exciting new parts of Java EE 7 and Java 8
06 Nov 2013
Conference News - Java author Adam Bien discusses business logic and software development in Java 7 and Java 8.
Software developers need not fear Lambda and the move to Java 8
05 Nov 2013
Conference News - Java champion Adam Bien discusses Lambda and the reasons not to fear the move to Java 8.
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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.
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The Scala debate demystified: Balancing the rants with the raves
01 Mar 2014
Feature - It's been over ten years since Scala appeared on the enterprise computing landscape. Some developers love it, while other developers loath it. Here's a look at what makes some developers rant, while other developers rave.
Top four reasons why you should use Scala on your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - Is it time for your organizations to unshackle itself from its legacy of Java development, and adopt a new programming language like Scala for the next big project? Here are four reasons why your organization might want to think about switching to Scala.
Top five reasons why Scala might not be the right choice for your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - There is a time and a place for everything, but is it the right time to use Scala in your next project? Sometimes sober second thought is a good thing, so if you're thinking about moving to Scala, here are a few warnings you might want to heed.
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Are your days as a SysAdmin numbered? Learn to program automated systems.
04 Jan 2014
Tip - Automation is taking the industry by storm, and that means a large number of SysAdmins are going to be out of work. What should a SysAdmin do? Learning how to program their automated systems is a good start.
Software requirements and expectation management key to project success
14 Apr 2013
Tip - Many shun the task of properly documenting a system, but successful projects know that effective requirements docs lead to better expectation management and a greater degree of success.
Moving from imperative programming to object orientation
06 Apr 2013
Tip - All simple problems break down to the basics of imperative programming, but great software relies on object orientation.