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Computing, Software & Applications

JavaScript and Java both loved and hated

January 19, 2023

Via: Info World

JavaScript and Java both rank among developers’ most favorite and least favorite programming languages in JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem 2022 report. The just-released report is based on a survey of more than 29,000 developers. The most favorite languages cited […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Kotlin 1.8.0 adds recursive copy, delete for directories

January 12, 2023

Via: Info World

Kotlin 1.8.0, an upgrade to the JetBrains-developed, statically typed language for multiplatform mobile, web, and native development, is now available as a production release. The new version introduces experimental functions for recursively copying or deleting directory content on the JVM. […]


Computing, Software & Applications

AI for Software Development: Can Machines Write Good Code?

December 28, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

You hear the word AI everywhere you go. It has influenced all spheres of life and all domains of business. No wonder AI is now capable of writing computer code. This is indeed bad news for developers, who may lose […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Java, Python top most wanted list for employers

November 14, 2022

Via: Info World

When it comes to the programming language skills employers want most, HackerRank has found a handful of languages bunched at the top of the list, including Java, Python, and SQL. Demand for others, such as Go and TypeScript, is growing […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Java introduces compiler optimization

November 2, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, the company’s open source distribution of Java, has added an experimental feature to improve escape analysis compiler optimization results. With a patch and security update issued October 24 and dubbed the October 2022 PSU release, Microsoft […]


Computing, Software & Applications

What is the JVM? Introducing the Java virtual machine

October 28, 2022

Via: Info World

The Java virtual machine is a program whose purpose is to execute other programs. It’s a simple idea that also stands as one of our greatest examples of coding kung fu. The JVM upset the status quo for its time […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Oracle makes Java discovery service free to all

October 21, 2022

Via: Info World

Oracle is making the discovery capabilities in its cloud-hosted Java Management Service available free to all comers. Previously the capability was available only to users with an Oracle Java SE (Standard Edition) subscription or to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure users. Java […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Natural language processing with Apache OpenNLP

October 13, 2022

Via: Info World

Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the most important frontiers in software. The basic idea—how to consume and generate human language effectively—has been an ongoing effort since the dawn of digital computing. The effort continues today, with machine learning […]


Computing, Software & Applications

What is Tomcat? The original Java servlet container

August 5, 2022

Via: Info World

Apache Tomcat is a long-lived, open source Java servlet container that implements core Java enterprise (now Jakarta EE) specifications, including the Jakarta Servlet, Jakarta Server Pages, and Jakarta WebSocket specs.Tomcat was first released by the Apache Software Foundation in 1998, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Java 7 reaches end of life

July 26, 2022

Via: Info World

The end is near for Java 7, a nearly 11-year-old release of standard Java. Oracle is set to discontinue extended support for the platform at the end of July 2022. With the cessation of official Extended Support, Java 7 goes […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to use the Command pattern in Java

July 26, 2022

Via: Info World

One of our biggest challenges as software developers is organizing our code so that it is easier to extend and maintain. The Command pattern helps us do that by encapsulating all the data required to perform an action into a […]


Computing, Software & Applications

7 reasons Java is still great

July 18, 2022

Via: Info World

Among the most fascinating phenomena in software is the enduring prominence of Java. As both a language and a platform, Java has survived radical transformations in the technology landscape, and its own internal structure has altered along with it. How […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Go language revises memory model

July 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Go 1.19, an update of the Google-developed programming language due in August, introduces a revised memory model and new types that make it easier to use atomic values. Now in a preview stage, Go 1.19 can be downloaded from go.dev. […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Better Java: JDK Enhancement Proposals explained

June 2, 2022

Via: Info World

Java is widely used and heavily relied on, to put it mildly. It is a major part of our software infrastructure. Despite having a weighty obligation to stability, the Java platform has managed to remain responsive to changing circumstances. The […]


Computing, Data Management

The Internet of Things will drive Big Data

April 5, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

The Internet of Things (IoT) will account for over 20 billion devices in just a few short years. These devices are either connected to the Internet or they are transmitting data wirelessly – through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and near field communication […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Top 15 DevOps Programming Languages to Learn in 2022

February 1, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

Programming languages are one of the most important tools in the DevOps arsenal. Choosing the right programming language or languages for your application is essential for succeeding at DevOps and achieving continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD). Given that there are hundreds […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft publishes Java roadmap for Visual Studio Code

January 26, 2022

Via: Info World

Looking to bolster the appeal of Visual Studio Code to Java developers, Microsoft has published a roadmap for bringing new Java-related capabilities to the code editor. Among the goals is making it easier to migrate to VS Code from other […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How developers scrambled to secure the Log4j vulnerability

December 16, 2021

Via: Info World

Last weekend, the internet caught fire, and it is still unclear just how many developers with fire extinguishers will be needed to bring it under control. There was a set of first responders on the scene, however: largely unpaid maintainers […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Java could get virtual threads

November 17, 2021

Via: Info World

Virtual threads are being proposed for Java, in an effort to dramatically reduce the effort required to write, maintain, and observe high-throughput concurrent applications. A draft JDK Enhancement Proposal (JEP) from Oracle, filed this week, calls for a preview of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft joins Java Community Process

November 9, 2021

Via: Info World

Looking to deepen its investment in Java, Microsoft has joined the Java Community Process (JCP), which guides the development of the Java platform. Microsoft on November 4 said it has signed the Java Specification Participation agreement, or JSPA. The JCP […]