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How to Choose the Right Java Partner for Less Cost, Better Support

As Java turned 25 in May 2020, it was going through changes which had nothing to do with the pandemic but everything to do with Oracle. Until 2019, Oracle allowed…

Category: Java

Java 25

A Quarter of a Century of Java

February 12th, 1996.  This is a significant date for me personally since it was the day I started work at Sun Microsystems as a Solaris Systems Engineer.  It was also…

Category: Java

java support

foojay: A Place for Friends of OpenJDK

Java is a well-maintained development and deployment platform.  Through the OpenJDK project, regular updates to production releases follow a traditionally established schedule.  On a specific Tuesday in January, April, July…

Category: Java

What's New In JDK14 Latest Release? 80 New Features & APIs

What’s New In JDK 14 Latest Release? 80 New Features & APIs

Well, another six months have passed, and we have another release of Java, this one pretty packed with exciting new features.  It is, therefore, time for another blog post trying…

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Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2020

Happy New Year! As we enter the new decade, I decided it was time to write my now annual blog post giving my thoughts on what this year might hold…

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OpenJDK: More Speed, Less Haste

OpenJDK: More Speed, Less Haste

It’s now over two years since the release of JDK 9 and, with it, the switch to a time-based rather than feature-based release schedule. It seems incredible that it took…

Category: Java

Tall, Grande or Venti Support For Your JDK

Tall, Grande or Venti Support For Your JDK

It’s now been a little over two years since Oracle announced it was making some significant changes to the way the Java platform is developed, distributed and updated. This was…

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No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

I recently noticed that Applets are now, to use a Monty Python analogy, the Norwegian Blue of client-side development. If you go all the way back to when Java was…

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Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

For those of you old enough to remember the film, Marathon Man, there’s a famous scene with the quote, “Is it safe?” Azul has just ensured that the answer to…

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More Cost Effective Support for Java on the Desktop

More Cost Effective Support for Java on the Desktop

Although Java started life targeted at desktops, its popularity has really grown to dominate the server and subsequently cloud spaces. Many people would dismiss Java on the desktop, but you…

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Love it or Hate it, Java Continues to Evolve

Love it or Hate it, Java Continues to Evolve

TechRepublic recently published an article about languages that developers love and those that they hate. This produced an interesting set of results since Java was the third most loved language…

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dont fear the java

(Don’t Fear) the Java

  There was an interesting discussion on the Java Champions alias recently under the title, “Fear of Java”. The initial post was related to a University faculty that was evaluating…

Category: Java

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