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The Font of All Knowledge About Java and Fonts

The Font of All Knowledge About Java and Fonts

Around the middle of the 15th century, Johannes Gutenberg introduced the metal movable-type printing press. I think it would be easy to argue that this was one of the most…

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Focusing on Java at Jfokus

Focusing on Java at Jfokus

Last week was the annual Jfokus conference held, as usual, at the Waterfront Conference Centre in Stockholm. Looking at the Jfokus archives, the conference started back in 2007 and attracted…

Category: Java11

Staring into my Java Crystal Ball 2019

Staring into my Java Crystal Ball 2019

Happy New Year everyone! For the last two years, I’ve started with a blog post (2017 link, 2018 link) giving my predictions for what will happen in the world of…

Category: Java

Mountains Molluscs and Java

Mountains, Molluscs and Java

I’ve been in the IT industry for quite along time now.  In fact, if you count from when I first started working as a programmer during my degree, it’s a…

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Measuring Up Java Usage

Measuring Up Java Usage

Today saw the publication of “the largest survey ever of Java developers”, run by Simon Maple of Snyk and Andrew Binstock, Editor of the Java Magazine. As the first of…

Category: Java

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

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…

Category: Java

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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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…

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