If you haven’t been able to make it over to San Francisco for Java One this year, you can catch up with the full conference Keynote delving into the future of Java, above. Want to know what Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group, had to reveal about Java 9, Project Jigsaw and […]

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As mentioned in my article Aggressive Road Map for Java EE 8, MVC 1.0 is left out of the plans for Java EE 8. The way I see it, and also have indications from several people I have talked with during JavaOne, the possible outcomes of this are: 1. MVC is dropped completely 2. MVC continues and […]

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JavaOne is over for another year. For those of us unlucky enough to be stuck at home or work, here is a Voxxed roundup of last week’s events complete with links to session recordings.   Java EE is on the table In the JavaOne opening keynote, we were assured that Oracle is listening and that there is a very well […]

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JavaOne4Kids is focused on promoting technology to next generation of developers; kids who want to learn more about programming, robotics and engineering. Oracle Academy collaborated with Devoxx4Kids to bring kids content that includes several topics like Minecraft Modding, Java, Python, Scratch, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, NAO robot, LEGO Mindstorms, Greenfoot, Alice, and others at JavaOne 2015. The attendance […]

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If you’re anything like us, you’ll have had JavaOne marked in your calendar for some time now, primed and ready for the tsunami of  announcements that vendors have been storing up to unleash at the big event. However, with Devoxx BE and Morocco both taking place in November, this year, a trip to the states is off […]

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JPA is a powerful framework that can bite you if you don’t use it properly. This session’s speaker, a senior architect, discusses lessons learned in tuning JPA with Hibernate to support a high-volume, high-performance e-commerce site. He relates stories and examples of common JPA pitfalls that have bitten developers at Overstock.com and provides best practices […]

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Marcus and I have known each other for some years now, and I am very very pleased to see that we finally could make it happen to have him speaking at JavaLand as a Keynoter. And what could be better than having a JVM veteran talking about this year’s anniversary: Happy Birthday Java! Thank you Marcus for taking […]

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JDK 8 has introduced a new Compact Profiles feature that allows for three subsets of Java SE 8 APIs that are compliant with the JDK 8 spec. Compact Profiles will enable the creation of JDK 8 Java runtimes that will be able to support configurations that previously were possible only with a subset of JDK […]

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Java does not provide an API to directly support the expressiveness and power of SQL. All attention is given to object-relational mapping and abstractions on a higher level, such as OQL, HQL, JPQL, CriteriaQuery. jOOQ is a dual-licensed open source product that fills this gap. It implements SQL itself as a type-safe, domain-specific language in […]

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There is a lot of chatting going on about the new cool kid on the block: microservices. Although actually not so new, this service-oriented approach to system architecture promises great advantages compared to its monolithic counterparts that are often found in real-life businesses. Unfortunately, it seems that many developers get lost on the way, due […]

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