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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.




JVM Languages

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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.

Jolt Awards: The Best Books

The best books of the past 12 months.

Azure DocumentDB: Working with Microsoft's NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Coding for the new NoSQL JSON database service that supports SQL queries.

The Curse of Version 6

Major programming languages often don't make it to version 6, but if they do, they arrive wounded and badly scarred. Why is that?

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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

JScrambler Now Compliant with Node.js

Adds Node.js support and does now full stack JavaScript protection

Syncfusion Essential Studio 2014 Volume 2

A new beginning of Syncfusion support for universal Windows apps

Modulus Add-on Marketplace for Node.js Developers

Any user can become an add-on provider through Add-On Provider Portal

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

Events of Interest

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

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

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

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

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

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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