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Java ME 8 and the Internet of Things

For Java developers just getting started with embedded programming and IoT, this guide will orient you in Java ME's history and the new Java ME 8 and Java Embedded platforms.

DukeScript: A safer way to 'write once, run anywhere'

Using DukeScript APIs, developers can write applications in Java and HTML5 and run them in any Android, iOS, desktop browser, or HTML5/CSS/JavaScript environment.

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Functional programming's high efficiency comes at a cost

Though tough to define, functional programming can bring real productivity boosts if you can navigate the learning curve.

Java extension mechanism loads all JARs

Although the Java extension mechanism and the classpath mechanism are both used in Java class loading, there are some important differences between them. Unpack the Java extension mechanism and get tips for working around its pitfalls....

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Responsive web design with Google Web Toolkit

Get started with using GWT-friendly CSS media queries and multi-device layout patterns to develop mobile-responsive web applications. Demonstrations are based on an open source code base that you can use as a foundation for your own...

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9 cutting-edge programming languages worth learning now

These strong alternatives to the popular languages are gaining steam -- and one of them could be the perfect fit for your next project.

Next up for Node.js: Going mobile

A key developer wants to expand the horizons of the server-side JavaScript platform and bring it to all devices.

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Devops, agile development cut through federal agency's red tape

Scrum, waterfall approaches, paired with Jenkins, Git, Chef tools as well as Java and Spring add up to higher efficiency and better tech management.

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ECMAScript 6 returns JavaScript to original intent

ECMAScript committee member Jafar Husain talks about what to expect from the specification that defines JavaScript.

Stop selling software development short

In the decade of the developer, enterprises need to revisit how they budget for and measure the value of software development.

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Stability patterns applied in a RESTful architecture

Learn how stability patterns anticipate the hot-spots of distributed network behavior, then see five patterns applied to RESTful transactions in Jersey and RESTEasy.

Google asks Supreme Court to decide Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright.

Let's smash some bugs! Five error tracking tools for Java

Takipi demos five newer error tracking tools – Takipi, Stack Hunter, Raygun, Sentry, and Airbrake – in a common Java debugging routine.

Frege joins Scala, Clojure among Java functional languages

Introduced at JavaOne, the Haskell variant joins Scala and Clojure in the roster of functional or functional-inspired languages for the JVM.

9 proposed Java 9 features devs will love

Popular updates like Project Jigsaw and the new JSON API get the hype, but Java 9 promises a goldmine of new features for developers who know where to look.

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

Oracle's emerging IoT platform features Java SE Embedded for embedded systems, and Java ME Embedded, which is optimized for small devices.

Four reasons to stick with Java, and four reasons to dump it

The enterprise mainstay has proved resilient in the face of many challenges -- but just how long can Java remain a premier programming language?

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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Released earlier this month, DukeScript 1.0 is a framework for developing cross-platform mobile, desktop, and Web applications.

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