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Test like crazy for Java happiness, report says

Small, responsive and dedicated performance teams tend to be the ones that produce the highest-performing Java code, according to a study by RebelLabs.

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Java devs abhor Oracle’s plan to kill private API

Oracle's plan to eliminate access to sun.misc.Unsafe would have drastic consequences for the Java ecosystem, according to some opponents. Making the API public is a proposed alternative.

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Why streaming analytics is such a big deal

Analytics drive decisions, but some decisions shouldn't wait until batch processes complete -- which is why, eventually, we'll all analyze data as it streams in.

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How to ruin an open source project: Let us count the ways

GitHub official Brandon Keepers warns about bad practices that could kill your next open source project.

Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Oracle says new facts could strengthen its argument that Google's use of Java in Android was not lawful.

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JRuby upgrade promises better performance

JRuby 9000 features a rewritten compiler designed to improve threading, parallelism, and performance in large-scale Ruby applications.

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Build an API for microservices in 5 minutes

With tools such as AnyPresence’s JustAPIs, you can define and deploy modern, RESTful APIs in no time; here’s how.

9 ways developers can help rebuild trust on the Internet

9 ways developers can rebuild trust on the Internet

Public keys, trusted hardware, block chains -- developers should be using these tech tools to help secure the Internet for all.

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Two reasons the Rust language will succeed

Rust's developer community has created a culture of collaboration that could help propel the language's success.

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Which freaking Hadoop engine should I use?

These four truths will help you determine which Hadoop technology to use for the types of workloads you anticipate.

Roll your own API in Amazon's cloud

Amazon's API Gateway promises the ability to create APIs without needing to spin up a server, but at the cost of more Amazon lock-in.

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Are you over-testing your software?

Is it possible to reduce -- or even eliminate -- the human factor when it comes to testing software releases? In a word, yes.

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The state of Ruby and Rails: Opportunities and obstacles

Developer demand for Ruby and Rails remain high, but the specific ways both language and framework shine (or don't) are crucial to know.

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Big data, big challenges: Hadoop in the enterprise

Fresh from the front lines: Common problems encountered when putting Hadoop to work -- and the best tools to make Hadoop less burdensome.

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Why R? The pros and cons of the R language

Package ecosystem and graphics are strengths; security and memory management are weaknesses.

JSF 2.3 aims to be the default MVC framework for Java EE

Due in the third quarter of 2016, JSF 2.3 is positioned as the default MVC framework for Java EE.

Atom at 1.0: GitHub's Node-based editor is just getting started

Atom 1.0 is not just a code editor with cutting-edge add-ons, but a platform upon which other editors and IDEs can -- and are -- to be built.

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How containers change everything

When you integrate containers into the build workflow, all the pieces of our multi-cloud future begin to fall into place.

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Eclipse's latest release train carries Docker, Java technologies

The Eclipse Foundation's annual bulk release features Docker tools and Java IDE improvements, including Quick Fixes for Java 8.

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