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Oracel bets Java EE future on REST
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The year ahead in app dev

The year ahead for Java, JavaScript, Swift and Universal Windows

Java and Swift will see significant upgrades, while JavaScript frameworks and Microsoft tooling will transform

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Yet another JVM language? Whiley takes fresh approach

We may not need another JVM language, but open source Whiley could wind up with other back ends

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PurpleJS unites Java and JavaScript development

The framework lets developers write apps in JavaScript that run on the JVM using Java as the runtime

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With assist from Docker, Google's Go jumps in popularity

The language has climbed to 16th place in Tiobe index and could claim Programming Language of the Year honors


Google's Closure compiler moves from Java to JavaScript

The tool has shed its Java dependency in favor of compiling Java source code to JavaScript

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

Red Hat rolled out a major new release to its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform that's designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

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Oracle’s API stance would be silly if it weren’t so dangerous

Google won the most recent battle in the war over fair use of application programming interfaces, but the fighting will go on.

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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.


Oracle v. Google, and the end of programming as we know it

The courts ruled that APIs can be copyrighted. That was bad. Now, if APIs can’t be used with fair use, that will be even worse.

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Lifetime access to 15 courses for just $29, which boasts a generous markdown from its original price of $1,080.

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Eric Schmidt plays defense at the Oracle-Google trial

Eric Schmidt took the witness stand Tuesday in Oracle’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Google, and he gave little ground during some tense exchanges with Oracle’s attorney.

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The Oracle-Google jury includes at least one person with an aversion to tech

A lawyer, an accountant and a retired CFO are among the eight women and two men selected Monday to decide Oracle’s huge copyright infringement case against Google.

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Google and Oracle CEOs meet for 6 hours, fail to settle lawsuit

The CEOs of Oracle and Google met in court for six hours on Friday but failed to reach a deal to end their massive copyright lawsuit over Google's use of Java in Android.

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Oracle wants $9.3B for Google’s use of Java in Android

Oracle is seeking as much as $9.3 billion in damages in a long-running copyright lawsuit against Google over its use of Java in Android, court filings show.

There IS such a thing as a little too much space

This team is upgrading an application server from Java 7 to 8 and converting configuration files from XML to text files. And -- surprise! -- some very-hard-to-find glitch now means the system won't start.

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Java gets micro services tools at last

Lightbend's Lagom framework helps Java developers create and manage microservices architectures

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JetBrains polishes Kotlin for JVM in advance of general release

The release candidate also features improved Java interoperability

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Oracle plans to kill an attacker's favorite: the Java browser plug-in

Next year, the Java browser plug-in, which is frequently the target of Web-based exploits, will be retired by Oracle.

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