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August 12, 2014

Working with Java's BigDecimal

I've found BigDecimal a bit harder to use than either Java's double primitive type or Double class.

July 24, 2014

Java's Floating-Point (Im)Precision

Java doesn't store, calculate, or return the exact representation of the actual floating-point value in some cases.

June 02, 2014

JavaFX 8: Combining Language Features, Part 2

In this installment, we'll add the ability to move files around via drag-and-drop (something JavaFX easily implements), and open files for viewing and editing using JavaFX controls.




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Jolt Awards 2015: Coding Tools

The best tools available for creating, testing, and debugging code.

Building Node.js Projects in Visual Studio

Developing server-side apps with the popular Node.js framework can now be done with the full support of Visual Studio IntelliSense, debugging, and project management.

C# and .NET's Sudden Ubiquity

Microsoft ports .NET to Linux and Macintosh and open-sources the entire stack.

Adding REST-based Web Services to IoT Devices

Using JavaScript and Node.js to quickly add new capabilities to IoT projects

Portable File and Directory Management in Java

The Apache Ant API, a rarely used feature of the tool, provides reliable and portable ways to perform command-line operations from within Java.

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JetBrains Upsource 1.0 Final Release

An expansive code review and repository browsing tool

Free Zulu Certified Builds of OpenJDK

Open source Java runtime from Azul Systems

Super Streamlining In JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 14

Slick functions for decompilation, debugging, (bug) detection, and refactoring

Azul Zing Java Superzapper Recharge

DataStax on Zing supports up to 1 TB of in-memory computing

ZeroTurnaround JRebel 6 With Javeleon Inside

Java development tool ends application server restarts

Pure JavaScript Meteor 1.0 Hits Earth

An open source platform for building web and mobile apps in pure JavaScript

JetBrains WebStorm Enters New Galactic Spirals

Supports Meteor, React, plus integration with Gulp

Red Hat New JBoss Developer Subs and Tech

A no-cost subscription to Red Hat's open source middleware technologies for developers

Couchbase 2.0 Multi-Language SDKs

Version 2.0 SDKs for C, Java, .NET, Node, PHP, Python, and Ruby

Azul New Release of Zing Runtime for Java

ReadyNow! technology for dynamic and reusable compiler optimizations

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015


Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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