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Java 9's other new enhancements, Part 4: Multi-release JAR files

A Java 9 extension to the JAR file format makes it easier for third-party libraries and frameworks to use language and API features from newer Java releases

Jeff Friesen

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Rust, React, JavaScript, Python top Stack Overflow survey

Showing the impact of code schools, more than 50 percent of respondents to the developer survey are relatively new to the field, and thriving

Paul Krill

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Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

Speeding toward the Java 9 release date, Oracle will address only the highest priority bugs before July 27

Paul Krill

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MIT-Stanford project uses LLVM to break big data bottlenecks

Written in Rust, Weld can provide orders-of-magnitude speedups to Spark and TensorFlow

Serdar Yegulalp

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Machine learning proves its worth to business

AI on the verge: Early adopters reap business benefits, as machine learning nears the mainstream

Bob Violino

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

Paul Krill

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Android switches to native Java 8 support

Hit the road, Jack -- Google is displacing the toolchain, but existing tools and plugins dependent on the Java class file format still should work

Paul Krill

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Scaled-down Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Taking advantage of the LLVM compiler platform, Scala Native expands language’s opportunities on resource-constrained devices

Paul Krill

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Nginx JavaScript is ready for prime time

The Nginx Plus R12 server can be programmed using NginScript, a JavaScript-based tool

Paul Krill

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

Fahmida Y. Rashid

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Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google has also moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release

Paul Krill

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Hackers exploit Apache Struts vulnerability to compromise corporate web servers

Attackers are widely exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Apache Struts that allows them to remotely execute malicious code on web servers.

Lucian Constantin

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Google ignites Python library for command lines

The Python Fire library, which Google has already used in its machine intelligence project, automatically converts code into a CLI

Paul Krill

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Google Go's popularity doesn't translate to the enterprise

Developers heartily recommend Go, but businesses have been slow on the uptake

Paul Krill

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Java 9's other new enhancements, Part 3: The Process API

Updates to the Process API will make it easier to obtain a process ID, get additional information about a process, and execute actions on process termination

Jeff Friesen

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JSON's Crockford envisions a post-JavaScript world

The industry luminary believes a successor language will need to be less cluttered and more secure

Paul Krill

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Java garbage collector proposal aimed at performance testing

The Epsilon project could benefit testers, but it wouldn't bring manual memory management to Java

Paul Krill

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Java 9 gets a release date: July 27

JDK 9, which features modularization and ahead-of-time compilation, will be released this summer

Paul Krill

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Type dependency in Java, Part 1

Covariance and contravariance might seem esoteric, but you'll need these concepts more than ever as the Java language evolves. Get started with type dependency in array types, generic types, and the wildcard element.

Dr. Andreas Solymosi

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard delivers a disturbingly realistic experience that will define the next era in horror entertainment. VR mode included. Amazon has discounted the game 33%, at least for now.

DealPost Team

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