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17 Feb 2017 Oracle preps developers for Java 9 upgrade [60740]
InfoWorld, February 17th, 2017

Oracle has released a guide to help developers move from Java 8 to Java 9

Paul writes in InfoWorld, "In preparation for the planned July release of Java 9, Oracle has released guidance for moving applications over to the forthcoming upgrade, which features big changes through modularization.

The newly released JDK (Java Development Kit) 9 Migration Guide notes that every update brings with it binary, source, and behavioral incompatibilities with previous versions. 'The modularization of the Java SE Platform brings many benefits but also many changes,' Oracle said. 'Code that uses only official Java SE Platform APIs and supported JDK-specific APIs should continue to work without change.' But code that uses certain features or JDK-internal APIs may not run or may give different results, the company cautioned..."
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30 Aug 2016 The Top 5 Java 8 Features For Developersthe Top 5 Java 8 Features For Developers [55781]
JavaWorld, August 30th, 2016

"The release has been seen as a huge step toward making Java better, thanks to these upgrades in particular...

When Java 8 was released two years ago, the community graciously accepted it, seeing it as a huge step toward making Java better. Its unique selling point is the attention paid to every aspect of the programming language, including JVM (Java Virtual Machine), the compiler, and other help-system improvements.

Java is one of the most searched programming languages according to Tiobe index for July 2016, where Java ranks number one. Its popularity is also seen on Livecoding, a social live coding platform for engineers around the world, where hundreds and thousands of Java projects are broadcasted live..."
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28 Apr 2016 Tips and Tricks for Better Applications (Video) [52132]
By Yolande Poirier

Yolande blogs, "How to take full advantage of Java EE and Java SE features in your web applications. In this presentation, David Blevins discussed the topic of extensibility with CDI, CDI Scopes and EJB. He explains how to use scopes in CDI, and add your own Bean types. He shows scope samples you can download and basic classes for making your own scopes. In the second part of his presentation, he explains the new Java 8 features and how to leverage them for your Java EE applications. Watch his presentation..."
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19 Apr 2016 New Release JDK 8u91 and JDK 8u92 [51905]
By Yolande Poirier

Yolande blogs. "JDK 8u91 and 8u92, two new Java 8 updates are now available. Oracle strongly recommends that most Java SE users upgrade to the latest Java 8u91 CPU release, which includes important security fixes. Java SE 8u92 is a patch-set update, including all of Java 8u91 plus additional features. You can download the latest JDK releases from Java SE Downloads page..."
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15 Apr 2016 2016 Is Still The Year Of Java 7 (Not For Long Though) [51640]
jaxenter, April 15th, 2016

"2016 is still the year of Java 7, according to statistics published by Plumbr. However, Java 8 could turn results around as the gap between Java 7 and Java 8 adoption becomes smaller and smaller..."
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