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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.

May 14, 2014

JavaFX 8: Combining New Language Features: Part 1

Java SE 8 introduced new language features, library changes, and a whole lot more. This includes a new version of JavaFX (version 8), and you can use the new language features with JavaFX 8. Let's begin with Lambdas, working with a sample application I wrote about some time ago: the custom SizeView container.

April 04, 2014

Java 8 Adoption Poll Results

Results suggest a great interest in the new features, perhaps even a pent-up demand for them.




JVM Languages

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Writing Build Scripts With Gradle

Even simple build scripts show the power and flexibility of the emerging new build tool for JVM projects.

Why Build Your Java Projects with Gradle Rather than Ant or Maven?

The default build tool for Android (and the new star of build tools on the JVM) is designed to ease scripting of complex, multi-language builds. Should you change to it, though, if you're using Ant or Maven?

Got Google?

Google services are everywhere. But knowing which ones to include in new apps is difficult due to the company's perceived lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs.

Introduction to TypeScript

Microsoft’s alternative to JavaScript adds modularity, generics, and type information while maintaining JS source compatibility.

Developer Reading List

The best summer reads.

JVM Languages News RSS

Onsen UI 1.1 Support For jQuery

Eliminating AngularJS complexity

Powering JavaScript To ASP.NET Controls

Syncfusion introduces ASP.NET suite with Universal App Support

Do You Burn From JavaScript Churn?

JavaScript used to be a condiment technology, says ThoughtWorks

PC Personality Tool For Settings Transports

UP includes support for C, C++, Java, and C#

Summer Brings Spring IO

Pivotal's Java framework for application development on or off the cloud

Zulu Runtime For Java To Support Mac OS X

First commercialized 100% open source build of OpenJDK for Mac OS X

Codio For Free Web-Based Coding

Small sub fee to keep work private, works in browser, now out of Beta

WebConnect JAVA Media Processing

More media-rich application scenarios with Java developers

XRebel Always-On Interactive Java Profiler

ZeroTurnaround developer tool for continuous testing of code changes

Azul Teaches High-Performance Apps To Behave

Zing release extends fine-grained control of Java compilation

Events of Interest

July 28-29. Minneapolis, MN. GR8Conf US 2014

July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando

August 7-8, San Francisco, CA. Distill 2014

August 20-22. Chicago, IL. CloudOpen North America

September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe


Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

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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