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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

Winter is Coming For Java Updates

  Four big things are happening in April 2019 that I can think of right now: On the 25th we have the release of Avengers: Endgame. For anyone who’s a…

Category: Java 8

39 New Features (and APIs) in JDK 12

I’ve written several blog posts that list out all the changes for each of the most recent releases of Java (JDK 10, JDK 11). With JDK 12 just having been…

Category: Azul Zulu

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…

Category: Java

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

Zulu 10 Has Landed

Zulu 10 Has Landed

In a previous blog post, I went into great detail about all of the 109 new features I had managed to uncover that are included in JDK 10. Given that…

Category: java10

Java: Stable, Secure and Free. Choose Two out of Three

It’s 2018, and significant changes are happening for Java. As announced last year we’re moving to a time-based release of the JDK, rather than feature-based. This is excellent news, as…

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Who Will Use JDK 9?

Who Will Use JDK 9?

Recently, I ran a webinar on “Migrating Applications to JDK 9” . To develop this, I used some of the material I had researched for an earlier blog post along with…

Category: Java

A New Day, A New JDK!

A New Day, A New JDK!

Today is the day! After a [rather long] wait, JDK 9 is finally here! JDK 9 has plenty of new features (you can find more details in my presentation, “55…

Category: Java 9

Trains, Buses and JDK Releases

Trains, Buses and JDK Releases

You wait three and a half years for a JDK release and then three come along in the space of a year (thus the reference to buses in the title…

Category: Java

The JDK of 10000 Days Starts With a Single Release Candidate

The JDK of 10000 Days Starts With a Single Release Candidate

My apologies for severely misquoting Lao Tzu in the title of this blog post but it occurred to me today that we are only 16 days (10000 in binary, hence…

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20 Years Of Java Deprecation

20 Years Of Java Deprecation

I’m really not sure how I stumbled across this link, but it was a while ago and I put a reminder in my diary so I’d remember the twentieth anniversary…

Category: Java

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