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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.
January 01, 2019
The functional consumer interface is a key part of the Java Streams API. Here is a simple Consumer interface example to show you how to use this Java component.
March 29, 2018
A final appeal in the Oracle vs. Google Android lawsuit has come down against Alphabet Inc., asserting its use of Java APIs did not constitute fair use.
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If you have internal Java API calls in your code, it will soon stop working. Here's a way to identify those calls and replace the problematic code with options on how to fix it. Continue Reading
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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
When it comes to Java versioning, things have never been straightforward. Java 2 mapped to JDK 1.2. Java 5 mapped to JDK 1.5. But how did Java 10 end up mapping to JDK 18.3? Continue Reading
Java security best practices include validating input to prevent injection attacks and managing malicious JAR vulnerabilities. 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