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The year ahead in app dev

The year ahead for Java, JavaScript, Swift, and Universal Windows

Java and Swift will see significant upgrades, while JavaScript frameworks and Microsoft tooling will transform

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Oracle survey: Java EE users want REST, HTTP/2

Oauth and OpenID, eventing, and JSON-B also ranked high on developer wish lists

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Oracle cuts management, messaging specs in Java EE 8

Oracle also wants to transfer MVC spec to another organization due to shifting priorities

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After a decade, open source Java is still controversial

Ten years on, Java founder James Gosling sees upside in the open source move, while others believe Sun didn't go far enough

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Oracle takes Java copyright dispute with Google to appeals court

After being struck down in its bid for retrial, Oracle is taking the Java copyright fight to the US Court of Appeals

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

Waratek upgrades Java protection

AppSecurity for Java enables upgrading to the current version of Java without installing Java updates or touching apps running in the JVM

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Java 9 proposal could speed some apps, but slow others

A new JDK proposal would bring ahead-of-time compilation to Java with minimal impact on peak performance or user workflow

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Java 9 could be delayed until July 2017

Oracle official proposes another delay for the next major version of Java, says modularization is taking time

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The top 5 Java 8 features for developers

The release has been seen as a huge step toward making Java better, thanks to these upgrades in particular

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Java EE 8 set to slip, while Java SE could move up

Mired in controversy, Java EE won't likely make its targeted ship date of first-half 2017

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Microservices, Java-on-Java top Oracle’s JVM design goals

Oracle's ambitious plans focus on density, scaling, and stronger language capabilities

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Businesses stick with Java, Python, and C

A recent survey found that while developers are into newer languages like Swift, Rust, and Scala, businesses prefer the stalwarts -- and Python can bridge the gap between the two

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Java EE advocates to Oracle: Give us details, not promises

Oracle says Java EE 8 will be equipped for cloud deployments, microservices, containers, and multitenancy, but Java advocates want to see the fine print

Oracel to reboot Java EE 8 for the clouds

Exclusive: Oracle to reboot Java EE for the cloud

Oracle lifts the lid on its plan to modernize enterprise Java amid criticisms of inactivity

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Java EE devotees plot to seize control from Oracle

Tired of Java EE's languishing, two groups may develop their own parts of Java -- but don't call it a 'fork'

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Unikernel power comes to Java, Node.js, Go, and Python apps

Anyone who wants to experiment with deploying apps as self-contained miniature OSes now have a UniK, a new software tool to speed the process

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Make room, Java: New languages take a slice of the pie

The usual suspects -- Java, C, Python, JavaScript, Perl -- still rule the Tiobe index, but Scala and TypeScript take a seat at the table

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