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December 29, 2020
The boxing and unboxing of Java primitive types has severe performance implications. Uncover the truth about autoboxing Java primitive types in this JDK Mission Control and JVM Flight Recorder example.
June 01, 2020
Need to add multiple values to a key in a Java HashMap but can't figure out how to do it? Here are three examples of how to solve the multiple values per key problem in Java.
February 07, 2020
They say there are only two difficult challenges in the world of computer programming: Synchronizing the invalidation of a distributed tertiary and quaternary cache; and What to name things. Given ...
December 15, 2019
The rebranding of JavaOne to Oracle Code One and move from San Francisco to Las Vegas is one that I will welcome with open arms, and you should too.
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Curly braces play a big role in code structure within popular programming languages such as Java, C++ and more. Here's how to properly line up code with curly brackets. Continue Reading
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What Oracle called the Java EE API is now called Jakarta EE API under the Eclipse Foundation. Here's what developers can expect in the Jakarta EE 9 release. Continue Reading
An uptick in COBOL interest stems from its presence in entrenched, legacy government apps, such as unemployment or apps for emergency loans. A rush to use these apps at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic reminded us all that COBOL remains a force in... Continue Reading
Development teams should avoid non-long-term support releases at all costs. Pay attention to the Java release cycle to make sure your updates are supported. Continue Reading
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Don't let a Java emoji slow down development. Follow these three tips to get rid of pesky emojis in Java code and create clean, concise text. Continue Reading
API and web application vulnerabilities may share some common traits, but it's where they differ that hackers will target. Continue Reading
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