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?
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.
Consolidated Engineering Laboratories' field employees used to collect data on triplicate forms that were sometimes hard to read and difficult to manage. After procuring iPad devices from CDW and integrating mobile apps with
The difference between abstract classes and interfaces has long vexed Java developers. Find out how Java 8's default methods introduce both new complexity and new options to that familiar programming conundrum.
Java 8 treats methods as first-class citizens, which makes Java programming both more flexible and more functional. Get a quick video introduction to programming with first-class methods and using lambdas to express behaviors from the