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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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Enterprise Java’s new name: Jakarta EE

The venerable Java EE name has been retired as part of enterprise Java’s move away from Oracle

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What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

The beta of the NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

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Java language oddities

The Java language includes various behaviors that may puzzle newcomers to the language. This post examines three such behaviors involving arrays, bytes and shorts, and private fields and methods.

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Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 3

Multidimensional arrays are useful for complex computing scenarios, and ragged arrays can help conserve memory for big data applications. Learn how to create multidimensional arrays and ragged arrays and use them in your Java programs....

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Oracle extends Java JDK 8 updates to 2019

Oddly, JDK 8 will get public updates even after updates end for the later JDK 9 and JDK 10 Java releases

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

How C won 2017's Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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2017: The year in programming languages

Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, TypeScript, and C++ all saw big changes in their capabilities

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Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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Base64 encoding and decoding in Java 8

Java 8 will be remembered mainly for introducing lambdas, streams, a new date/time model, and Nashorn--but don't miss the new Base64 API. It could be just what you need to ensure data integrity in transit.

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EE4J: Eclipse’s replacement for Java EE unveiled

Eclipse Foundation unveils nine EE4J proposals covering Java NIO, REST, web services, JSON, messaging, middleware, and WebSockets

Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms, Part 2

Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 2

Get started with one-dimensional arrays and array variables, then try out five algorithms for searching and sorting arrays in your Java programs

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ZGC large-heap Java garbage collector may go open source

Votes are due by November 8 to approve the project request, which could compete with Red Hat’s Shenandoah

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