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Oracle lays out plans for the next Java generation

In celebrating Java's 20 years, former Sun CEO McNealy laments James Gosling's departure from Oracle.

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Java developers carry hopes and fears to JavaOne

Despite mixed signals from Oracle and competition from newer languages, experts agree that Java will stay strong

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9 developer trends you can bank on in 2016

From containers to NoSQL to Spark, here are the IT trends you can expect to persist next year.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda.

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Oracle considers a new effort to develop mobile Java apps

The OpenJDK community has until Oct. 12 to vote on the proposal to ease development for iOS, Android, and mobile Windows.

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Facebook gives Android a kick in the byte code

Facebook turns its attention to the Redex project for optimizing Java bytecode to improve Android optimization.

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Facebook extends React Native to Android

The JavaScript development technology lets developers create Web, iOS, and Android apps with the same core set of code.


JavaFX adds docking library for easier use, better customization

Still in the early stages of development, the DockFX library would enable developers to build customizable interfaces similar to Visual Studio, Eclipse, or GIMP.

Google spotlights, open-sources experimental Android apps

The company wants developers to submit their apps for Android devices including smartwatches

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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The programmer's guide to breaking into management

The transition from command line to line-of-command requires a new mind-set -- and a thick skin

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Google's Polymer Web library now ready for production use

Search and mobile giant looks to enable fast development of Web apps that use reusable components.


Oracle v. Google: We're not screwed yet

Superficially, the Solicitor General's advice to SCOTUS to find against Google and reject its appeal looks like bad news, but Simon Phipps says it's not over yet.


Unfinished business: Java is a 20-year-old grown-up with bright prospects ahead

What have the last 20 years taught us about Java in 2035?

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10 ways our data overlords could serve us better

Dear corporations: We've already ceded our privacy. Now implement the technology to serve us right.


Ring out Eclipse, ring in Android Studio for Android apps? Not so fast, Eclipse says

While Eclipse tooling is described as less than ideal for Android development, Eclipse forges on with backing for the popular mobile platform.

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The long, strange life, death, and rebirth of Java

As Java enters its twentieth year, it has become a mature language rather than the hot new thing. It's more like C++ than Python. And its supporters are enthusiastic about its future.

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Java regains spot as most popular language in developer index

Language's use in Android development was cited as reason for its rise back to the top spot in the Tiobe index.

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