Azul and Azure Keeping Java Free Stable and Secure in the Cloud

Azul and Azure: Keeping Java Free, Stable and Secure in the Cloud

The world of Java is going through something of a change at the moment; specifically in the area of how people get updates to the Java Development Kit (JDK) to…

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90 New Features (and APIs) in JDK 11

The new six-month release cadence of the JDK means before we’ve even really figured out what the new features are in JDK 10, along comes JDK 11. I posted an…

Category: Java11

Java Still In the Zone

Java: Still In the Zone

This week was the JavaZone conference in Oslo, which I was fortunate to attend again. Looking back, this is the seventh time I’ve presented at this conference. As with other…

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The Will of the JDK Using People

The Will of the [JDK Using] People

In an earlier blog, I wrote about what comes after JDK 8. This examined what factors might affect people’s decisions about which version of the JDK to move to after…

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What Comes After JDK 8?

What Comes After JDK 8?

As the Azul alternate representative on the JCP Executive Committee (EC), I get to attend all the EC meetings and take part in the various discussions. One topic that the…

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Eliminating Java Update Confusion

Eliminating Java Update Confusion

It has become clear to me, having spoken to many developers at many different events and seen recent postings on sites like Reddit, that there is still a lot of…

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Javas Magic Sauce

Java’s Magic Sauce

Or should I say, Java’s Magic Source? If we go all the way back to JDK 1.0, there were 211 classes in the public API. Out of interest, I created…

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Algos Odd Lots and Bursty Trading

Algos, Odd Lots and Bursty Trading

Corporate bond traders are following the siren song of electronic trading, according to an in-depth article in the June 15, 2018 issue of the Financial Times. Authors Robin Wigglesworth and…

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How Do We Define Java

How Do We Define Java?

Java is a massively overloaded word. For a start, it is the name of an Indonesian island as well as being a term for coffee. Then we have Java, the…

Category: Java11

JDK 10 Pitfalls for the Unwary

JDK 10: Pitfalls for the Unwary

Now that JDK 10 has been out for a few weeks, I thought it would be a good idea to write a follow up to one of my earlier posts….

Category: java10

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles- The Spanish JUG Tour

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The Spanish JUG Tour

Earlier this month I set out with our European Sales Director, Mario Iotti, to visit eight Java User Groups (JUGs) in Spain. As a developer advocate, visiting JUGs has always…

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More Java Power For Your Pi

More Java Power For Your Pi

Recently, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the most potent Raspberry Pi board yet produced while keeping the price down to an incredible $35. The Pi 3 model B+ continues the…

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