An update of the Java Tutorial has gone live. This March 2013 edition of the tutorial contains early access information on some upcoming Java SE 8 features:
- Lambda expressions, a result of the work of Project Lambda, are a feature being added to the JDK 8 release of the Java platform. Lambda expressions support programming in a multicore environment by adding closures and related features to the Java language. An early access page on Lambda Expressions is part of this tutorial release. As part of this work, the information on Nested Classes, Anonymous Classes, and Local Classes (more...)
Attention Brazilian developers: Do you want to sharpen your Java skills and learn about programming for digital TV? The weekend of March 9-10 in Sao Paulo, GlobalCode will host the Ginga Hackathon, a free programming marathon held by Oracle of Brazil in partnership with Globalcode. You will learn to develop applications for Digital TV with Java, form teams, and compete.
The Ginga Hackathon is a whole weekend of discussion, planning and creativity applied to the development of interactive applications for Digital TV with Java with Ginga-J. After a brief presentation on development of interactive applications for Digital TV, (more...)