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Java 8 Resources to help you learn (thanks to Mattias Karlsson) 2 Replies

Guess you know about all the resources and video cast Oracle providedat the Java 8 Launch site:…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Michael Levin Mar 29, 2014.

Josh Bloch on Java and Programming

In this interview, Google’s Josh Bloch shares his views on the…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Dec 21, 2010.

JCertif is on! Rockin' in the Congo...

JCertif is one of the first Java related conferences in the Republic of Congo, Brazzaville. Sponsored by…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Aug 25, 2010.

Java - Where to Begin

I'm looking for suggestions on how I can get myself up to a reasonable level ofcompetence in Java. What would you…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin Nov 14, 2009.

JSR Watch: Here’s to Progress

Here's an update from the Chair of the JCP and director of the JCP Program office: Patrick Curranhttp://java.ulitzer.com/node/965152JSR Watch: Here’s…Continue

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Started by Michael Levin May 19, 2009.

Concurrent Programming

Are you doing much concurrent programming? I attended some of the concurrency talks at the NFJS conference and I'm using a mix of the old synchronized and the new(ish) java.util.concurrent classes.…Continue

Tags: Concurrency, J2SE

Started by Matt Weber Aug 31, 2008.

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Comment by Matt Weber on August 31, 2008 at 1:48pm
Are you doing much concurrent programming? I attended some of the concurrency talks at the NFJS conference and I'm using a mix of the old synchronized and the new(ish) java.util.concurrent classes. I'm interested in a discussion about the usage and decisions about when one is better than the other.
 

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InfoQ Reading List

Presentation: Becoming Agile vs Doing Agile

Rashina Hoda explains the key dimensions that need to transition during Agile transformations, highlighting what can be done to progress beyond simply doing Agile.

By Rashina Hoda

Presentation: Big Data's Ethical Drought: The Thirst for More Data Has Led to a Lapse in Ethics and Privacy

Katharine Jarmul provides examples of data (mis)use and asking how we can work with data without violating the trust and privacy of users, producing an ethical product?

By Katharine Jarmul

The Ethical Role Testers Can Have

Testers should step up outside of only doing quality level verification and be the ambassadors of ethical change, said Michal Buczko at TestCon Europe 2019. Ethics and integrity are becoming more and more important. Ensuring that employees understand appropriate ways to address daily ethical issues can have a major impact on your project outcome and your relationship with customers.

By Ben Linders

Article: A First Look at Java Inline Classes

Java currently supports only two types of value: primitives and object references. Project Valhalla extends this by introducing inline classes which are a new form of type that exhibit some behaviors of both. These new types open the door to better alignment with modern CPUs and considerable potential performance improvements for Java applications.

By Ben Evans

Presentation: Rust's Journey to Async/await

Steve Klabnik gives an overview of Rust’s history, diving into the technical details of how the design has changed, and talks about the difficulties of adding a major new feature to a programming language.

By Steve Klabnik

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