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March 31, 2014

Java SE 8 Beyond Lambdas: The Big Picture

In addition to Lambdas, Java 8 features changes to the way annotations are handled, array processing, VM size, garbage collection, and so much more.

August 30, 2013

Defining an MPI Derived Type for Game of Life

What if you need to send data that is composed of two or more primitive types?

August 14, 2013

Life and Death in the Game of Life with MPI

In this post, I will finish up my description of how to compute each generation of cells on the grid.


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Java 8 Arrives!

One of the biggest updates ever to a major language finally ships, delivering many new and very interesting features.

Lambda Expressions in Java 8

The single most important change in Java 8 enables faster, clearer coding and opens the door to functional programming. Here's how it works.

Parallel Array Operations in Java 8

The new release of Java makes it simple to perform parallel operations on arrays — leading to substantially better performance with minimal additional code.

Lambdas and Streams in Java 8 Libraries

State of the Lambda: Libraries Edition

Dave Thomas Interview: The Corruption of Agile; Ruby and Elixir; Katas and More

The pragmatic programmer who popularized Ruby and katas and was an original signatory of the Agile Manifesto discusses what's wrong with Agile, why he thinks Elixir is the next killer language, and how to design your own programming challenges.

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Oracle Java 8 Launched with Lambda Expressions for Parallelism

The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism

TechExcel DevSuite 9.3 ALM

Manage requirements with customization based on project complexity

XebiaLabs: Why Dev Needs DevOps

New versions of XL Deploy and XL Release

Nvidia CUDA 6 Now Free To Download

A promise of an easier parallel programming model

Intel Updates Cluster and Parallel Studio XE 2013

Updates for Intel Cluster Studio XE 2013 and Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

A New Measure For Agile Team Effectiveness

Software Development Performance Index (SDPI) developed with Carnegie Mellon

IPython 1.0 Language-Agnostic Architecture

Architecture for interactive computing, includes parallel tools

Real Agile Means Everybody Is Agile

VersionOne extends Agile collaboration to all stakeholders

TotalView Debugging Support for Intel Xeon Phi

TotalView 8.12 support for Cray XC30 supercomputer series and Apple

Assassin's Creed 3 Is Agile On Perforce

Swarm is new peer review software for distributed Agile teams

Events of Interest

May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Internet of Things Developers Conference

May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Multicore Developers Conference

May 12-15. Houson, TX. TechEd

May 12-16. Atlanta, GA. OpenStack Summit

May 21-23. Menlo Park, CA. DConf 2014

May-June. Bristol, Cambridge, Manchester, Scotland. The UK Device Developers' Conference series

June 9-10. Stockholm, Sweden. Erlang User Conference

July 7-10. Berlin, Germany. UberConf Europe Java Ecosystem conference

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

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

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

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