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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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Java Challengers #1: Method overloading in the JVM

Test your mind with the first Java Challenger in a new series. Can you outthink the Java virtual machine?

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Beyond Java: Programming languages on the JVM

By running on the JVM, these languages run anywhere Java runs, work seamlessly with Java, and open up possibilities Java doesn’t

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What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

The universal virtual machine enters production status

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15 Java frameworks that give developers a boost

Java development frameworks can help developers get an application up and running faster, offering code reuse and eliminating the task of building boilerplate code

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Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 4

Learn how to search and sort linked lists in Java! Examples in this tutorial demonstrate how to create a singly linked list, insert and delete nodes in a singly linked list, and more. Find out which algorithms are most used to sort...

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5 common pitfalls of CI/CD—and how to avoid them

What’s the secret to devops success? Start with continuous integration and continuous deployment

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Java 11 roadmap: The new features you can expect

CORBA, Java EE, and JavaFX support will be removed, while just a handful of new features are being added—so far

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JavaFX will be removed from the Java JDK

Oracle’s rich media web technology will be broken out of standard Java as of JDK 11, and will proceed at its own pace

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What’s new in the Spring Boot 2.0 builder for Java apps

The first major Spring Boot upgrade in four years supports Java 9 and Spring Framework 5

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