What's the best way to save money on JavaOne? Register early! Register before May 2 and save US$200 off the SuperSaver registration price--that's total of $600 off the regular price! Register now. Also, make your hotel reservations early for best prices and locations (there's this thing called Oracle OpenWorld that happens at the same time that gobbles up hotel rooms).
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Java EE 7 has been approved, and the final bits with be available soon. We'll have a live webcast on June 12 to kickoff Java EE 7in style. The Java EE team will provide an overview of the release, and lots of technical details from the experts.
The releases with new functionalities and non-security fixes also called Limited Update Releases will be numbered in multiples of 20. The Critical Patch Updates (CPUs) will be calculated by adding multiples of five to the prior Limited Update and when needed adding one to keep the resulting number odd.
The Expert Groups and Engineering Teams are working hard on Java SE 8. Here's the current state:
Java Evangelist Simon Ritter gets users started with tutorials describing how to get up and running with Java and the Raspberry Pi.
Oracle experts Angela Caceido and Sungmoon Cho show the ins and outs of installing, writing and running a sample Java application using Java ME Embedded on the Keil (more...)
Tune in on May 8th at 10:00am Pacific for a LIVE PartnerCast focused on Java updates, hosted by Geoff Morton, Group Vice President of Worldwide Java Sales.
The podcast agenda is:
- Oracle Java Embedded Technologies with Edward Zou, Vice President, Product Management, Oracle
- Oracle's Device to Data (more...)
Writing a Fix This code challenge is the easiest way to get published in Java Magazine. Give readers the chance to flex their brain muscles, have fun, and learn something new.
Java Magazine reaches more than 150,000 subscribers and is loaded with technical articles, community news, and success stories from (more...)
Congratulations to the newest Java Champion, Linda van der Pal!
van der Pal has been a developer since 2002, visiting many conferences to gather and share knowledge. In 2006, she founded Duchess, a network for women interested in Java. She is now a member of the board of the Duchess (more...)
A new article, now up on otn/java, by Java Champion Johan Vos, titled “JSR 356, Java API for WebSocket,” shows developers how to integrate WebSockets into their applications. JSR 356, part of the Java EE 7 platform, specifies the API that Java developers can use when they want to integrate (more...)
Orange Labs is running a contest for the next cool app powered by Java, in association with City of Warsaw and with investment partner IQ Partners.
The Grand Prize is an invitation to Oracle OpenWorld 2013 & JavaOne 2013 w San Francisco – hotel, airfare, and admission included! Three first (more...)
The OpenJDK Governing Board, which oversees the structure and operation of the OpenJDK Community, has elected two At-Large Members: Andrew Haley and Doug Lea. Both were previously serving as at At-Large members and began new one-year terms on April 1.
Andrew Haley, of Red Hat, wrote in his candidate statement (more...)
Watching the boats practicing on San Francisco Bay for the America's Cup reminds me that fast is fun! Did you know that Oracle just announced world record Java benchmarks with SPARC T5 and Solaris?
Oracle produced a world record SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark result of 57,422.17 SPECjEnterprise2010 EjOPS (more...)
A new article by Java Champion Adam Bien, titled “Java EE 7 and JAX-RS 2.0” is up on otn/java. The article demonstrates how Java EE 7 with JAX-RS 2.0 has several new useful features which further simplify development, and lead to the creation of more sophisticated Java SE/EE (more...)
Julien Ponge, who, in addition to being a Java developer and a professor, also writes technical articles for both otn/java and Java Magazine, has created Golo, a simple, dynamic, weakly-typed open source language that favors the explicit over the implicit. Developers can pick it up in a manner of (more...)
By Arun Gupta, originally published on his blog.
is a wildly popular game among elementary and middle
schoolers. The game allows players to build constructions of
textured cubes in a 3D world.
My son has been playing the game for about a year, lets say addicted to it. (more...)
Starting with Java SE 7 Update 21 in April 2013, all Java Applets and Web Start Applications should be signed with a trusted certificate.
The April 16th, 2013 Critical Patch Update for Java SE (7u21) will change the launch behavior related to running Java Applets and Web Start Applications. Users (more...)