By Jennifer Still for Thrive Market There's nothing wrong with starting your day with a hot cup of coffee. But, if you absolutely can't get out of bed without some java, chances are you've got a caffeine addiction on your hands. While...Show More Summary
This is a footnote in Theodosius Dobzhansky’s notable 1944 paper, “On species and races of living and fossil man”: In his 1940 paper, Weidenreich denotes Java man and Peking man as Homo erectus javanensis and Homo erectus pekinensis respectively (the name Homo erectus erectus would be the correct one for the former). Show More Summary
Microsoft and Mojang don't just have a story-based Minecraft game to show at Minecon 2015 -- they're also revealing a beta version of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition. This release will ditch the less than ideal Java code of desktop versions in favor of native Windows code, and shares some roots with the Pocket Edition you typically find on phones. Show More Summary
CDI has become one of the key APIs in Java EE since it was first included in Java EE 6. Since then we have seen two minor releases of CDI - CDI 1.1 and CDI 1.2. CDI 2 by comparison promises a significantly larger set of changes and is an opportunity to really push the boundaries for standard dependency injection for Java. Show More Summary
School holiday flights to Bali are being cancelled or delayed or put at risk because a cloud of volcanic ash from Mount Raung in East Java has drifted into airspace used for the airport at Denpasar. Jetstar has been contacting hundreds of passengers before they leave for Australian airports, but all passengers on any carrier [...]
The Supreme Court decision that let stand a lower court decision that Java's application programming interface may be subject to copyright could be a developer disaster in the making.
In most cultural and political joustings, Berlin and Berliners punch above their weight, which means that for a city of just three million, the chattering and entrepreneurial classes are often way out in front of any trend—ordinarily just fifteen or twenty minutes behind London and New York. Historically, this is [...]
Java 8 is a game changer. There is no question about that. Java 7 barely made a splash but Java 8 is like Java 5 which introduced generics, annotations, and so on. I may be a little late to the party on Java 8 but in corporate america things become relevant a little slower. One of the ways Java 8
This article presents a general purpose event class called SyncEvent supporting standard thread synchronization operations like signalling and waiting, also on multiple events.
An coding exercise using Java 8 trying to do the same summation loop multiple ways.
I did streams yesterday but lets touch on a couple fun points. Again I am a little late to the party on this stuff but I doubt I am the only one.Optional Could this be the end of null pointer exceptions? This is a lot nicer way to default values and do null checks. If you follow my blog yo
Craving a little flavor with your morning cup of hot java? If your breakfast joint of choice is McDonald’s, then you likely know that just isn’t an option. Until now – but only in one select area. The Christian Science Monitor reports that McDonald’s is now offering caramel, hazelnut and French vanilla McCafé hot coffees in at least one market.… [More]
In this tutorial we go through the steps needed to build your first Android app. You will create a simple UI, add some Java code, and then run your app.
The Supreme Court has refused to hear Google's appeal in its ongoing fight with Oracle. Now the fight over Java will head to a lower court to determine if Google's infringement is characterized as fair use.
Five years ago, in August 2010, I asked the question Have We Reached The Software Patent Tipping Point? Oracle sued Google over a series of Java-related patents they got when they acquired Sun. My favorite line from the whole thing was...Show More Summary
Oracle alleges Google's Android infringes on copyrights of its Java software language
A Navigator Gas LPG tanker was badly damaged in a collision Monday with a containership in Indonesia’s Java Sea. Photos show the Indonesian-flagged LPG carrier Navigator Aries with a large hole in its port side after the vessel collided with the Panama-flagged MV Leo Perdana. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court had denied petitions for certiorari in three IP cases out of the Federal Circuit: Google v. Oracle (Federal Circuit held that the Java API naming scheme was copyrightable and not an ineligible “system or method of operation”). Google v. Vederi (Federal Circuit held that an amendment during prosecution to overcome a rejection need not […]
When Oracle got a second chance at making Google pay for using Java programming kits in Android, the folks in Mountain View raced to the Supreme Court in hopes of stopping that renewed lawsuit dead in its tracks. Unfortunately for Google, that's not going to happen -- the Supreme Court now says that it won't tackle the case. Show More Summary
The U.S Supreme Court has declined to hear Google’s appeal in the case versus Oracle. When Google built Android it was modeled on the Java programming language, which was built by a company called Sun Microsystems. That allowed developers to build their own Android apps in familiar ways, using the Java they already knew. Show More Summary