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What’s new in Java EE 8

Paul Krill , 08/14/17

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Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Google Cloud Spanner achieves horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and five nines availability as a service, at a price

Martin Heller

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Web services in Java SE, Part 1

This post launches a four-part series introducing you to Java SE 6's support for Web services. Later in the series we'll build SOAP-based and RESTful-based Web services and explore advanced Web services topics.

Jeff Friesen

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Full-stack software for cutting-edge science

Find out how open source Java- and Python-based tools power the UK's national synchrotron

Matthew Gerring

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Survey says Python is tops with developers

Packt survey finds Python is the most commonly used tool, while Splunk, Hadoop, and Kafka skills draw the highest pay

Paul Krill

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21 rules for faster SQL queries

Follow these tried-and-true techniques to improve the speed and scalability of your relational database

Sean McCown

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Apache Spark 2.2 gets streaming, R language boosts

The latest additions to Apache's all-in-one in-memory processing framework simplify stream processing and flesh out support for the R language

Serdar Yegulalp

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8 keys to DynamoDB success

How to ensure that Amazon’s fast and scalable key-value database works for you, not against you

Calvin French-Owen

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How to get started with Kubernetes

From Hello Minikube to Kubernetes Anywhere to example microservices apps, the options for learning Google’s container orchestration tool abound

Serdar Yegulalp

Luna brings visual development to functional programming

Developers typically start sketching components and dependencies on a whiteboard before coding, so Luna’s creators argue that it doesn’t make sense to then implement that logic only in text

Paul Krill

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Kubernetes's days may be numbered as open source changes

What if Google finds a more efficient way to drive paying customers to its cloud?

Matt Asay

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What's new in Kubernetes 1.7

The container orchestration standard adds local storage, encryption for secrets, and under-the-hood extensibility

Serdar Yegulalp

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Why serverless? Meet AWS Lambda

A first-hand, step-by-step look at the ease and simplicity of Amazon's "function as a service" platform

Pete Johnson

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Java library evolution and other puzzlers

Exploring puzzling code to figure out why it doesn't do what seems obvious is one way to improve your programming skills. Puzzle yourself today!

Jeff Friesen

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How to write event-driven IoT microservices that don’t break

Today’s IoT environments are a potential rat’s nest of asynchronous craziness just waiting to happen

James Kobielus

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Eclipse gets ready for Java 9 with Oxygen release train

The annual coordinated release covers 83 projects, including Linux Tools, PDT, Sirius, and EGit

Paul Krill

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The road to Java 9: Modular Java finally gets OK'd

IBM, Eclipse Foundation, Red Hat, and others decide to stand out of the way of the controversial technology’s deployment in Java 9

Paul Krill

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The road to Java 9: Only critical bugs getting fixed now

The upgrade is slated for an initial release candidate build today

Paul Krill

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The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

16 efficient, well-tested, and well-supported frameworks for building lean and mean web apps with Node.js

Martin Heller

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Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Still in the top 10 of RedMonk’s language rankings, Ruby faces tough competition from Go, Rust, Swift, and Kotlin

Paul Krill

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations

Paul Krill

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