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October 26, 2010  12:23 AM

Apple deprecates Java support for Mac OS

Posted by: James Denman
Java, Mobile device development

By James Denman Last week Apple disclosed that the company would deprecate Java support as of

October 21, 2010  6:06 PM

Fsharp language: Be functional or be square

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

Languages are more the province of our sister site, but once and a while, languages do come up. One we hadn't heard of in a while is F#, which is part of the .NET platform. It came up in discussion of technology trends with Nick...

September 22, 2010  7:39 PM

At JavaOne – Java on the front end gets its time to shine

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Ajax, Java, JavaOne

It is known for its servers, but even before it purchased Java-originator Sun Microsystems, Oracle had interest in client side technology. Still, it was surprising how much time Oracle's Thomas Kurian devoted to user interface issues in his JavaOne Keynote Monday. The big push is to provide Java...

September 22, 2010  3:40 PM

Veryant isCOBOL gets a graphical interface

Posted by: James Denman
Java, SOA performance management

Veryant, a COBOL and Java technology provider, released an update to the isCOBOL Applications Performance Suite (APS). The APS is a set of tools for developing, deploying and modernizing COBOL systems. According to Veryant, isCOBOL combines benefits of both COBOL and Java to allow organizations to...

September 21, 2010  3:47 PM

Oracle World 2010: When hardware met software

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Java, JavaOne, Oracle development

If the JavaOne folks were salving their pride this week, feeling both packed tight and scattered in a bunch of hotels on the other side of San Francisco's Market Street - kicked out, if you will, of the Moscone Center that used to be the sole home for JavaOne – then how did the OracleWorld people...

August 13, 2010  9:20 PM

Oracle sues Google for Android Java use

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Java, Mobile device development

[Update] Oracle has filed a complaint against Google for patent and copyright infringement related to Google's Android smartphone operating system stack and related Java-based software. ...

July 28, 2010  7:14 PM

Google’s Rob Pike at OSCON on Go language, more

Posted by: ITKE
Add new tag, Cloud Services, Java

By Kathleen Kriz New languages, cloud computing and hands-on Android development demonstrations were all part of the fare last week at the OSCON conference in Portland, Ore. Of note,

July 6, 2010  5:14 PM

Running PHP, Groovy, Ruby on IBM JVM

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Java, web applications

One of the most vibrant trends in Java in recent years has been the growth of support for non-Java languages on the JVM. PHP, Groovy, Ruby – these and other dynamic scripting languages have obtained a place in the application development life cycle where quickly building tactical Web apps trumps...

June 29, 2010  3:57 PM

JBoss World Reporter’s Notebook: What is going on with Hibernate?

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
data architecture, Java

The Hibernate object-relational mapper has gained wide acceptance for performing the still critical task of converting objects to relational entries and relational entries to objects. For a number of years it has been stewarded, in effect, by...

March 29, 2010  7:04 PM

Eclipse and the pendulum

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Eclipse, Java, OSGi

The pendulum swing toward lighter Web frameworks – sometimes called ‘implementations’ - probably will not swing in one direction infinitely.  Within the plethora of features that made the original Web application servers ‘fat’ are elements needed by some applications. Fat has its place....

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