By Yakov Fain Most of the Java developers I know don’t like JavaScript. Initially. They would give you different reasons why, but the real one is simple: too much to learn to make it work. For many Java developers, creating the front end of a Web application in JavaScript is a chore to write and […]

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By Yakov Fain New York City residents often say “It’s going to be a nice city when all the construction is finished”. The same applies to Angular 2 framework, which remains in Alpha (the latest build is 42 at the time of this writing). It has a potential to become a great framework in 2016, […]

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It’s been another see-saw year for the Java programming language, with continued buoyancy of the platform throughout the year offset with the news that Oracle had trimmed its evangelism team, and this month’s decision to postpone the release of Java 9 for an additional six months. Overall however, Java will be ending 2015 – the […]

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By Yakov Fain JavaScript is the language of the Web. There is no other language that can run literally on any old or new device connected to the internet. On the other hand, there are dozens of languages that compile (a.k.a. transpile) to JavaScript. Why not just write JavaScript applications in JavaScript? Let me start […]

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The Enterprise Java Newscast, hosted by Kito D. Mann, Ian Hlavats, and Daniel Hinojosa, is a monthly podcast that covers the latest headlines in the world of Enterprise Java development. In this episode, Kito, Ian, and Daniel cover new releases from Oracle, PrimeFaces, RichFaces, Hibernate, Spring, Apache, and more. They also discuss AngularJS 2.0’s decision […]

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Today’s the fourth edition of my pod- and screencast crossover. In this instalment, Red Hatter Stan Lewis (@gashcrumb) took some time to talk about his work and about the hot web-console which is the new front-end for all things JBoss Fabric8/Fuse. He is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat and came on board with […]

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Scala Developer Advocate Kevin Webber talks about his experiences reimplementing the Walmart site with the full Typesafe platform, what brought him to the language, and how life has got easier for core Scala contributor with the launch of Java 8.

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