Unlike Value(), BigInteger's four new ValueExact() methods will throw an ArithmeticException if the number contained in a BigInteger instance isn't specified in the method's name. While nobody likes exceptions, this post demonstrates
Over the past week, the Heartbleed bug has sent tech industry giants and startups scurrying to patch servers and change digital encryption certificates, but who's to blame for this flaw in the open-source protocol?
While Java 8's updated default methods, parallel streams, and functional interfaces bring more function and flexibility to the Java platform, some developers note that change doesn't come without a price.
Modern applications run in a wide variety of environments, which demands that they be increasingly context aware. Here, Tomas Petricek demonstrates the use of annotated types to build context awareness into an application, while also
Java 8 aims to push JavaFX to the forefront of mobile and embedded development, with upgraded UI controls, an embedded graphics stack, and 3D graphics capabilities, but many developers and analysts are less than convinced.