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Sad day for developers: SCOTUS denies Google's appeal on APIs

Supreme Court's decision is bad news for developers targeting the U.S. market, who will now have to avoid any API not explicitly licensed as open

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.

How the next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Future Java updates will come with the option to make Yahoo the default search engine on Chrome and Internet Explorer.

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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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Red Hat takes the reins of OpenJDK 7

Project lead Alex Haley says the OpenJDK community needs to move the project forward, with Red Hat's backing.

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Cleaner garbage collector wanted for Java 9

Oracle says the low-pause efficiency in the G1 garbage collector should get the nod over Parallel GC

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Spark 1.4 adds support for R, Python 3, cluster management

Spark data processing framework adds languages used by many data crunchers, as well as container-based cluster management features.

A better mousetrap: A JSON data warehouse takes on Hadoop

Sure, a NoSQL or JSON data warehouse sounds faddish, but SonarW is a better solution for many.

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LinkedIn fills another SQL-on-Hadoop niche

LinkedIn's open source, home-brew OLAP project is a new way for Hadoop users (and others) to query both real-time and historical data.

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Google throws Dart language over to GitHub

The move could be Google's way of attracting more external committers to the JavaScript rival.

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Spark and Storm face new competition for real-time Hadoop processing

DataTorrent is releasing its real-time data processing engine for Hadoop and beyond as the open source Project Apex.

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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.

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AngularJS 1.4 is built for speed, animations

The JavaScript framework's upgrade also fixes bugs and makes JQuery accommodations

US sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted.

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Java's key to success is simplicity

As Java turns 20, Oracle looks to what keeps the programming language so vital.

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Reunited: io.js rejoins with Node.js

The dueling server-side JavaScript platforms have reconciled after a contentious fork.

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Looking ahead: Life after Java 9

Java's chief architect emphasized the future in his EclipseCon keynote on Tuesday, unpacking the near-term changes anticipated in Java 9 and more speculative language changes that could come later.

Mark your calendars: Java 9 lands next year

The Java 9 schedule, released by an Oracle official, allows for time to test key upgrades such as modularity.

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New Node.js coalition spotlights enterprises

PayPal and Intuit throw support behind EnterpriseJS Coalition, which will host events and produce content about JavaScript in business environments.

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