Open Source Insider:

Java


July 18, 2016  10:50 AM

Oracle on Java, a ‘well defined proposal’ for the future

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Oracle

Oracle is committed to Java and has a very well defined proposal for the next version of the Java EE specification. This was the official confirmation from Oracle spokesperson Mike Moeller in his role as veep for marketing communications and global PR. Moeller made his proclamation in a...

May 22, 2015  8:50 AM

Java 20 years on: Kalashnikov simplicity & power

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Oracle

This week sees the developer community celebrate 20-years of the Java programming language, platform and tools. 1 jabhsvwd.png 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 27, 2014  10:36 AM

Java 8 grasps parallelism (more tightly) with Lambda Expressions

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Open source, Oracle, Sun

Oracle's Java coding cognoscenti gathered in the Czech capital of Prague this week to analyse, present and postulate over the arrival of the Java 8 language. Now some 20-years after Sun Microsystems first envisioned and built the Java language and platform under the eye of James "father of Java"...


July 30, 2013  9:50 AM

Magnolia: a truly open Java system should provide free training

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Magnolia, Open source

Open Java CMS (content management system) company Magnolia is now offering a free online training course programme. The new modules are claimed to be able to give a Java developer a good basic grasp of the system within 48h. Previously all training was paid -- and delivered in Basel or Miami.


October 2, 2012  7:14 PM

Oracle OpenWorld & JavaOne: fun facts

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Open source, Oracle

The Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne conference and exhibition is big business. The company gets to close down a couple of streets and the area around San Francisco's Moscone centre is awash with banners, branded helper staff and every Oracle logo and graphic you can imagine. Short of an effigy of...


February 5, 2012  11:02 AM

Java’s road ahead in 2012, Oracle at the wheel

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Open source, Oracle

Oracle's ongoing stewardship of the Java platform and language is still garnering the occasional spat of criticism from time to time. Much of the disquiet rests on Oracle's plans to bring Java Standard Edition 6 to the end of its natural life. Oracle's official "EOL" end of life statement reads:...


December 14, 2011  9:20 AM

Curing Santa’s ‘hiccups’ in Java online retail apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hypervisor, Java, JRE, online, retail

Azul Systems has this week released jHiccup, an open source tool designed to measure the pauses and stalls (or "hiccups") associated with an application's underlying Java runtime platform. Given the impending "holiday season" (or "Christmas" as the less politically correct among us still say),...


November 6, 2011  2:09 PM

Does Oracle’s Larry Ellison care about open source and Java?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, JavaFX, Open source, Oracle

Oracle's indefatigable efforts to convince the world that it truly will pump effort and resources into open source continue. The newest "stewards" of the Java platform and language have used the Java OpenJDK mailing list to detail plans for the JavaFX rich Internet application (RIA) platform. In...


November 3, 2011  7:53 AM

Do open source projects get too many birthday presents?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Eclipse, IDE, Java, Open source

Do open source projects get too many birthday presents? I mean to say; proprietary vendors aren't really allowed to celebrate 10-year anniversaries are they? They have to come out with a substantial product update to make the news right? All the Eclipse community has to do is get to its tenth...


September 7, 2011  2:14 PM

Red Hat: Java now on firm path for the cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Java, Open source, Red Hat

Open source raconteur and Red Hat senior director of middleware engineering Mark Little has laid down some defining comments as to the current state of Java EE7 Enterprise Edition. Speaking to a US-based software developer web site, Little has hinted that Java EE7 is a real "milestone release" and...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: