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Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

The Java Vector API aims to provide a mechanism to write complex vector algorithms in Java

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Java 101: Mastering Java exceptions, Part 2

Take your Java exceptions to the next level with stack traces, exception chaining, try-with-resources, final re-throw, and more

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Git might replace Mercurial for Java’s source-code management

Project Skara would provide prototypes for hosting Java Development Kit (JDK) 12

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Java Challengers #3: Polymorphism and inheritance

Challenge yourself, with this brain-teasing introduction to method invocation in polymorphic method calls

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Eclipse IDE Photon release train arrives with Rust but no Jakarta EE

The 2018 release offers native Eclipse IDE capabilities for the Rust and C# languages, as well as new Java support

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Java 101: Mastering Java exceptions, Part 1

Everything you need to know about throwing, trying, catching, and cleaning up after Java exceptions

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Oracle now requires a subscription to use Java SE

One-time licenses won’t be available for Java SE 8 or later, but separate support contracts also go away

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Kotlin tutorial: Get started with Kotlin

Kotlin can provide huge benefits to developers currently working on Java and Android projects--here’s how

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Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

OpenJDK proposal says maintaining Nashorn has become a challenge due to rapid changes to the ECMAScript language

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Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 5

In addition to singly linked lists, Java offers several other types of list that you can use to search and sort stored data in your Java programs.

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The future of Java: How Jakarta EE will unfold under Eclipse

The open source tools organization wants to adopt Docker, NoSQL, and Kubernetes in enterprise Java, while standardizing on Maven and Jenkins

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Java Challengers #2: String comparisons

How String methods, keywords, and operators process comparisons in the String pool

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Apache Wicket Java 8 upgrade only partially supports lambdas

The open source Java web framework continues to subclasses for extensions, due to memory and performance issues

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Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization

A “horrible mistake” from 1997, the Java object serialization capability for encoding objects has serious security issues

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What is the JVM? Introducing the Java virtual machine

The Java virtual machine manages system memory and provides a portable execution environment for Java-based applications. Developers reap the rewards in performance, stability, and predictable runtimes.

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Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

The twice-yearly Java releases will get new version numbers, but they won’t have the degree of change that whole version numbers have historically indicated

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Scala roadmap: What features to expect in Scala 3

A new compiler is the main new feature of the functional, object-oriented language—as well as binary incompatibility with Scala 2

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Oracle sets date for end of Java 8 updates

After January 2019, businesses will need a commercial license to receive updates for Oracle Java SE products

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