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Raspberry Pi and the Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution

Posted by editor on April 3, 2014 at 12:36 PM PDT

Measuring Software Reuse and Deleting Code

Posted by kcpeppe on April 2, 2014 at 6:26 AM PDT

This a fun story rather than a deep technical discussion of some performance issue, measure or tool.

What is a MEAP? A Video Tutorial + 38% off all MEAPs from

Posted by manning_pubs on April 2, 2014 at 3:55 AM PDT

"What is a MEAP?" - is a video tutorial from Manning Publications.

The video can be found here:

What's a MEAP?

Java's regular expression, String, and things..

Posted by hellofadude on March 31, 2014 at 10:29 AM PDT

The manipulation of strings is a quite common activity for which the programmer undertakes responsibility fairly frequently. In Java, strings are of a distinct data type, that are implemented as literal constants.

Take Magnolia to the cloud, but keep one foot on solid ground

Posted by rah003 on March 30, 2014 at 11:02 PM PDT

While parts of the cloud IT that are still being hyped are changing rapidly, the whole segment is not past the hype yet. The cloud report [1] that Gartner published 9 months ago still holds true today.

Poll Result: the Future of the View Layer in Java EE Applications

Posted by editor on March 26, 2014 at 4:43 AM PDT

The most recently completed poll, which was submitted by Walter Nyland, asked the community about which technologies represent the future of the view layer in Java EE apps. A total of 245 votes were cast in the Java 8 poll, and two comments were posted. The exact question and results were:

Java 8 is out!

Posted by mriem on March 25, 2014 at 12:02 PM PDT

Hurray Java 8 is out! See for more information at

Hello Java 8 (and how it makes GlassFish speechless...)

Posted by cayhorstmann on March 20, 2014 at 9:39 AM PDT

After all these years, Java 8 is finally available. Of course, I have used it for about a year, while writing my book Java SE 8 for the Really Impatient. But I switched JAVA_HOME and the PATH whenever I worked on the book.

Java 8 Launch: Less than a Week Away

Posted by editor on March 18, 2014 at 9:15 AM PDT