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Oracle hits back at modular Java critics

High-ranking Java official responds to Red Hat's comments, saying that changes need to be useful to all developers, not a select few

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Java module system may stall platform’s next release

Objections raised by IBM and Red Hat could delay the upgrade's release, planned for late July

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Red Hat and IBM raise objections to Java 9 modularization

JEC participants say modularization will have adverse effects on compatibility and could lead to two worlds of Java development

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Azul introduces LLVM compiler to Java runtime

Azul's Falcon LLVM compiler gives the Zing JVM a big speed edge over Oracle's HotSpot Java platform

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Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

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Oracle floats Java hardware acceleration proposal

Project Trinity would enhance Streams with data processing hardware features for greater efficiency

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11 technologies developers should explore now

From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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Stack Overflow: Like sleep? Don't code in C

In analyzing its traffic, Stack Overflow found that C developers keep the latest hours, while C# is the language for early risers

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The true impact of modular Java

Java 9's much anticipated modularity may have less effect on your coding practices than you think

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Devops is a secret weapon -- perhaps too secret

A new survey finds devops brings plenty of benefits, but most companies still don't know what it is

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Java 101: Regular expressions in Java, Part 1

Pattern matching is an important technique used in text processing, and Regex is here to help. Find out how to use the Pattern class and constructs like quantifiers and boundary matchers to describe patterns in your Java programs.

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App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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Java 9's other new enhancements, Part 5: Stack-Walking API

Replacing StackTraceElement, the new Stack-Walking API supports filtering and lazy access to stack trace information, and makes it easier to obtain the caller class

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Oracle’s Java-on-Java experiment picks up steam

In a recent presentation, Oracle detailed both progress and future plans for implementing Java on Java

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H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

The way things are going, well-intentioned visa reforms will exacerbate offshoring while making most development too costly for most businesses

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Trust issues: Know the limits of SSL certificates

All SSL certs are not created equal, and web browsers make matters worse by not clearly showing what security you’re actually getting

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6 terrible tech managers—and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

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