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RedMonk: Widespread correlations across programming-language rankings

On July 15, RedMonk’s Donnie Berkholz published a blog post highlighting the results of the IEEE’s 2014 language ranking study, and compared the IEEE results (which draw upon an additional 12 data sources, with his work at RedMonk. According to Berkholz: “The strongest correlation on the chart, interestingly, is the 0.92 found between Twitter conversation and Google…

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Java language architect Brian Goetz on OpenJDK 9 and possible changes in Java Generics

SD Times just ran a great article by Alex Handy that provides a summary of a recent post to Brian Goetz’s blog.  Brian’s post goes deeper into his current thinking, and provides code examples. “He [Goetz writes] that OpenJDK 9 is looking at making generic classes easier to turn into specialized classes. The idea is…

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Welcome to Azul’s new blog!

…and welcome to betterjava. We picked the title deliberately, because we are interested in showing what can be done when you deploy a better Java runtime — or when you look for Java support alternatives for your operations or development teams. We’re big fans of Java, and we look forward to working with the Java…

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