Everything about Java 8

TechEmpower

The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. Preview builds of Java 8, specifically the "Project Lambda" builds, can be downloaded from java.net: Java™ Platform, Standard Edition 8 Early Access with Lambda Support. It had the best support for the Java 8 language features at the time I went looking.

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Oracle’s Java API Suit Against Google – Five Years Later

Feld Thoughts

Oracle sued Google over a series of Java-related patents they got when they acquired Sun. My favorite line from the whole thing was James Gosling’s (who was one of the authors of one of the original patents and a key creator of Java) when he wrote The s**t finally hits the fan. ” Oracle also got copyrights to the Java APIs. Remember, Java was theoretically Open Source, but like so many things in our world when lawyers get involved “it’s complicated.”

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Trending Sources

Java: Not Even Once

Code as Craft

In mid-January of this year we started an initiative to remove Java browser plugins from all employee systems at Etsy, as we feel this is a best practice to be striving towards. To that end, we wanted to discuss the challenges we encountered when removing Java browser plugins in the hope that it will help other organizations with the removal process. The first question we needed to answer before removing Java was “Who actually needs Java in their browser?”

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Java: Not Even Once

Code as Craft

In mid-January of this year we started an initiative to remove Java browser plugins from all employee systems at Etsy, as we feel this is a best practice to be striving towards. To that end, we wanted to discuss the challenges we encountered when removing Java browser plugins in the hope that it will help other organizations with the removal process. The first question we needed to answer before removing Java was “Who actually needs Java in their browser?”

Sunday Morning Brew? This Cup of Coffee Will Keep You Awake For 3 Days Straight (Seriously)

Inc Startups

You've never had java like this

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The Alien Entrepreneur: Java is not dead, but be careful.

Alien Entrepreneur

Java is not dead, but be careful. So this is the past due followup to my blog post " I guess Java is not dead, or is it? " The first and most interesting takeaway was that Java programmers want to stay being Java programmers. I guess Java is not dead, or is it?

Avoid the Backward Start-up

The Entrepreneurial Mind

That is what inspired Bob Bernstein to open Bongo Java, a neighborhood coffee shop in Nashville, that was like the ones he loved in his home town of Chicago. Opportunities Start-up Tennessean Columns Aloompa Bongo Java"I've developed this really cool product and I have applied for a patent." "I I want to show you this awesome app that I helped design." We've got a great idea for a website."

Desperately Seeking Senior Java Developers in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

If you are a senior Java developer anywhere in the US and are interested in moving to Boulder, I’d like to hear from you. Tags: Jobs Boulder java Programming There was a nice article in Bloomberg Businessweek last week about Why Boulder Is America’s Best Town for Startups.

Framework Benchmarks Round 11

TechEmpower

jawn (java). mangooio (java). Round 11 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is now available! We'll keep this blog entry short and sweet. The highlights for Round 11. Three new languages are represented in Round 11: Crystal , D , and Rust.

7 Must-Have Apps For Coffee Lovers

Inc Startups

In honor of National Coffee Day, here are the 7 most important apps for java junkies

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Investor and Entrepreneur Michael Girdley Featured on Ideas to Invoices Podcast

SiliconHills

He is also the author of several books on Java programming with a focus on […] The post Investor and Entrepreneur Michael Girdley Featured on Ideas to Invoices Podcast appeared first on SiliconHills. Michael Girdley, an entrepreneur, and investor, is one of the people actively working to establish San Antonio as a technology hub. Girdley, who earned a computer science degree with honors from Lafayette College, worked as a programmer in Silicon Valley.

Estonian Plumbr Releases A Tool To Fight Java Memory Leaks

ArcticStartup

Estonian startup Plumbr announced $1,5M saved for its customers and releases tool to fight Java memory leaks. Plumbr's publicly launched first version of must-have memory leak detection tool helps to spot and eliminate memory leaks in Java applications before they affect the end user’s experience – something that is very critical for e-shops, online self-service portals, internet banks and others.

Are You A Java Developer? Standing Cloud Wants You!

Feld Thoughts

Standing Cloud , one of the Boulder-based companies we seed funded last year, is hiring a Java Developer. Tags: Jobs java standing cloud They are a provider of software and services that facilitate deployment and management of application software, using on-demand cloud servers from providers such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Cloud, GoGrid, and others. The role is to build, maintain, and support client code that interacts with third party cloud services and virtualization APIs.

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Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Netty , Vert.x , and Java servlets are fast, but we were surprised how much faster they are than Ruby , Django , and friends. In third place is plain Java Servlets running on Cauchos Resin Servlet container. Java / JVM. Why arent you using Tomcat for the Java frameworks?"

Plumbr.eu Helps You Hunt Down Java Memory Leaks

ArcticStartup

has developed an algorithm to spot memory leaks in Java, and describe them in detail so that it becomes very easy for a programmer to solve the leak. They cite 130 000+ searched in Google each month for Java memory leak related keywords, and Plumbr.eu Estonian startup Plumbr.eu

Top 10 Most Sold Java Mobile Games In Russia For 2010

ArcticStartup

I nform-mobil ( IMMO ), Russian mobile content and service provider, has recently published a list of top 10 most sold Java mobile games in Russia.

Oracle Loses Fight With Google in 'Fair Use' Case

Inc Startups

The court deemed Android's use of the Oracle programming language Java as legal under copyright law

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Netty , Vert.x , and Java servlets are fast, but we were surprised how much faster they are than Ruby , Django , and friends. In third place is plain Java Servlets running on Caucho''s Resin Servlet container. Java / JVM. Why aren''t you using Tomcat for the Java frameworks?"

The java juggernaut of Keurig

EIN News

four home coffee makers sold in the United States was a Keurig. Lately the brand has. For several years, the founders' meetings with venture capitalists went nowhere. People really don't realize how

Building A Better Build: Our Transition From Ant To SBT

Code as Craft

This plugin allows running Checkstyle over Java sources with the checkstyle task. engineering infrastructure ant java sbt scala A build tool is fundamental to any non-trivial software project. A good build tool should be as unobtrusive as possible, letting you focus on the code instead of the mechanics of compilation. At Etsy we had been using Ant to build our big data stack.

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» Facebook Image Uploader – Java Applet – Replica Script? - By.

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Facebook Image Uploader – Java Applet – Replica Script? The java applet image uploader used on Facebook is slick — you select your pics from a file-tree and then it shrinks the files on your own computer before uploading to Facebook (which is nice when a dummy user is trying to upload 10 files that are 4mb each, and is wondering why it’s taking forever).

A Month With Scala

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

After spending a good deal of my last year entrenched in JavaScript and appreciating its functional nature, brevity and flexibility, writing Java code became a tremendous chore for me. At the same time, our developers have grown accustomed to, and appreciative of the wide array of quality frameworks and tools available for Java, so a drastic departure was out of the question. The Good Functional Simply put, this is the main reason for my departure from Java.

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Flash is the New Client-Side Java

Andrew Payne

Remember Sun’s vision for Java: client-side applets, downloaded on the fly, running in/alongside the browser? After nearly 15 years, client-side Java never really hit critical mass. Then, Adobe started adding Java-like features, notably ActionScript 3 , a fairly efficient virtual machine , and a decent set of libraries. Just like Java, except with >98% market adoption.

Sequoia Funds Snaptu to Power Apps on Java Phones

VC Cafe

Snaptu, previously known as Moblica, brings iPhone-style apps to any phone that can run a Java application (according to Snaptu, most phones do). Snaptu, previously known as Moblica, brings iPhone-style apps to any phone that can run a Java application (according to Snaptu, most phones do).

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Up and Running with Elastic Beanstalk - Part 1

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Scala web development Java AWSAmazon’s Elastic Beanstalk has been around for some timenow, but strangely there are few articles written about it. Over the course ofseveral articles I’d like to share some of my experiences to date and as well as advice on the challenges you’ll encounter along the way. Unlike most ofAmazon’s service offerings, Elastic Beanstalk isn’t a service per se.

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Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills

www.redmonk.com

» Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills Tweet As I have argued before, in IT everything is dead. So what about Java, in light of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, and the complete win of the web over everything else? So the cool kids aren’t using Java.

Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills

www.redmonk.com

» Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills Tweet As I have argued before, in IT everything is dead. So what about Java, in light of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, and the complete win of the web over everything else? So the cool kids aren’t using Java.

Frameworks Round 2

TechEmpower

Third place is held by plain Java Servlets running on Caucho''s Resin Servlet container. Java / JVM. Last week, we posted the results of benchmarking several web application development and frameworks. The response was tremendous.

Dallas TechFest, Sign Up Now!

Texas Startup Blog

Sessions include: Silverlight, HTML 5, MVVM, TDD, MonoTouch for iPhone, ASP.NET, TypeMock, Clojure, Java, Zend Framework, PHP, API, MySQL, Bradley Joyce has the scoop on the Dallas TechFest. The popular event hosts more than 400 developers here in Big D on July 30th at the University of Texas at Dallas. The event is sponsored by Microsoft.

Software eats software development

Chris Dixon

Developers have steadily marched upwards from Assembly to C to Java to, today, scripting languages like Ruby and Python. Software is eating the world, and doing so using smaller and smaller teams. WhatsApp was able to disrupt the global SMS industry with only a few dozen engineers. Small teams can have a big impact because software development (and deployment) has improved dramatically over the past decade. Some improvements include: Infrastructure.

Frameworks Round 4

TechEmpower

This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell). We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms.

Framework Benchmarks Round 10

TechEmpower

Compiled languages such as C, C++, Java, Scala, and Ur continue to dominate most tests, and Lua retains its unique position of standard-bearer for JIT languages by showing up within the top 10 on many test types. Round 10 of the Framework Benchmarks project is now available!

High On “App-titude”: Why Android Development Is Fast Becoming A Popular Career In IT

YoungUpstarts

Some of these specific technical skills are: Java: It is a requirement to be fluent in the programming languages in Java. You will need to familiarize yourself with basic Java concepts like loops & if statements.

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You’ll never believe what these guys are really selling!

Start Up Blog

Yep, some of the people getting their morning java actually enjoy the wait. The other day I was in the airport where a new startup was sampling it’s an app to jump the coffee queue. I’m always stoked to see people having a go at a new business and got them to give me their pitch.

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Hiring: 6 Secrets to Attracting Top Talent

Inc Startups

Example: "Java Engineer." Example: "Java Engineer Who Loves Developing Gaming Software." Wrong: Software Engineer with 10 years of experience in a Java-centric software development environment. Right: Walk me through your most recent Java development project.

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Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

It's way easier to get your pages setup in these languages than by choosing Java alone. Of course, I'm not sure that anyone chooses Java alone. We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup. t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup.

One million HTTP RPS without load balancing is easy

TechEmpower

Undertow is the lightweight Java web application server used in WildFly. As we and our collaborators prepare Round 9 of our Framework Benchmarks project, we had an epiphany: With high-performance software, a single modern server processes over 1 million HTTP requests per second. Five months ago, Google talked about load-balancing to achieve 1 million requests per second. We understand their excitement is about the performance of their load balancer 1.

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"Prediction: instead of Oracle coming out and admitting they were morons about their idiotic suit."

Mark Birch

“Prediction: instead of Oracle coming out and admitting they were morons about their idiotic suit against Android, they’ll come out posturing and talk about how they’ll be vindicated, and pay lawyers to take it to the next level of idiocy.” - Linus Torvalds on Oracle’s Java suit against Google. patents Java Oracle Google lawsuit Android

Never say “no,” but rarely say “yes.”

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

They had just completed a new product written in Java and it was broken on a Mac, and could I help? Java was new and known to be full of bugs, and anyway I was a C/C++ kind of guy, and I didn’t want to get involved in an academic fad language like Java. (So

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Open Source and Big Data: Two Things I Love About LinkedIn.

Diego Basch

It’s similar to BDB but written natively in Java. Project Voldemort : a Java implementation of the Amazon Dynamo paper. Today is InDay at LinkedIn. We are encouraged to spend one day each month learning, inspiring others, and sharing knowledge with the community.