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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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Introduction to TypeScript

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

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.

Developer Reading List

The best summer reads.

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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

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

Events of Interest

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

September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon

September 8-11. Dallas, TX. SpringOne 2GX

September 17-19. St. Louis, MO. Strangeloop

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

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

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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