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June 25, 2019
Let us settle the Hibernate vs JPA debate for you. Here we explain the difference between JPA and Hibernate so that you'll never have to choose between the two database APIs.
May 01, 2019
Do you need an example of how to use Java's UnaryOperator in a functional Lambda expression? This tutorial shows you where when and how to use the UnaryOperator interface in a function.
February 27, 2019
There are only half a dozen classes you really need to master to become competent in the world of functional programming. The java.util.function package contains well over 40 different components, ...
February 04, 2019
Here's a quick look at the Java var keyword and what it looks like when you use inferred types in your code.
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Don't overthink it. Hibernate and JDBC aren't the same thing. But how do these database APIs differ? Here's a brief history lesson and explainer to find out. Continue Reading
There are more similarities between ODBC and JDBC than there are differences. But, the differences are significant. Here we highlight them. Continue Reading
JPA is the Java standard for data persistence, especially for relational systems. Here, we explore how Hibernate and JPA work together to make database processes easier. Continue Reading
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As apps get moved to the cloud and software has no fixed address, tracing and troubleshooting are challenges. However, a new distributed tracing API promises to simplify things. Continue Reading
Oracle did a great job getting Java SE 9 released earlier this year, but modularity and various smaller updates may not be enough to get users to quickly migrate to JDK 9. Continue Reading
Struggling with the rendering of PDF files? The iText PDF tool suite might provide the simplicity you need. Continue Reading
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Soon, any code that uses Java internal APIs will not compile, and shortly after that, code that uses classes in sun.misc will not even run. Continue Reading
The WebRTC protocol has shown great promise for integrating telephony capabilities into modern enterprise applications. But challenges remain. Continue Reading