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August 29, 2018
A recent RedMonk report finds more developers use programming languages that run on the Java Virtual Machine to build mobile and enterprise apps.
June 13, 2018
Java object serialization is a feature of the JDK that is far too often overlooked. When a developer puts together a prototype or cooks up a proof of concept, simply saving a serialized Java object ...
March 22, 2018
Was it just me, or did the Java 10 release just creep up on everyone? Given, a March release for Java 10 was planned a long time ago, but given Oracle's spotty history in terms of pushing out ...
September 18, 2017
If JavaOne 2017 is your first time attending the conference, it will serve you well to follow some advice and insights from a veteran attendee of the JavaOne and OpenWorld conferences. The first ...
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Big modifications are part of the plan for Project Lambda. Caroline de Lacvivier answers questions to help developers make the leap to Java 8. Continue Reading