Everything about Java 8

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The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. Preview builds of Java 8, specifically the "Project Lambda" builds, can be downloaded from java.net: JavaPlatform, Standard Edition 8 Early Access with Lambda Support. It had the best support for the Java 8 language features at the time I went looking.

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Stickam Adds Mobile Java Support

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Los Angeles-based Stickam , a provider of live streaming services and a related online community, announced Monday that the firm is now providing support for streaming live video to Java-enabled mobile devices. The company explained that phones supported by the new software include the T-Mobile G1, BlackBerry, and other platforms. Tags: stickam live streaming java mobile phone

Framework Benchmarks

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Authors Note: Were using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. Netty , Vert.x , and Java servlets are fast, but we were surprised how much faster they are than Ruby , Django , and friends. Java / JVM.

Qualcomm, Sun Port Java To Snapdragon

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San Diego-based Qualcomm and Sun Microsystems announced today that the two are in an effort to port the popular Java programming language to Qualcomm's Snapdragon ARM processor. According to the two firms, Sun has ported its Java Platform Standard Edition 6( Java SE 6) to machines running on Qualcomm's processor.

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Frameworks Round 2

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Repeating its performance from last week, the Netty platform holds a commanding lead for JSON serialization on EC2. Third place is held by plain Java Servlets running on Caucho''s Resin Servlet container. Java / JVM.

Choosing Internet Platforms

SoCal CTO

The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? However, these platforms could be interesting for prototype and pilot solutions. The other conclusion was that you need to have a migration path from the platform. Finally we get to: Peter Coffee , Director of Platform Research, Salesforce.com His premise is that we should be beyond having to buy servers, software, or any other infrastructure. VRM - his company - goal is to provide a Level 4 platform.

Framework Benchmarks Round 16

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Yes, that means that there are several frameworks and platforms that—when allowed to use HTTP pipelining—can completely saturate ten gigabit per second with ~140-byte response payloads using relatively cheap commodity servers.

Frameworks Round 1

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Authors'' Note: We''re using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. Netty , Vert.x , and Java servlets are fast, but we were surprised how much faster they are than Ruby , Django , and friends. Java / JVM.

Frameworks Round 3

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We''ve previously posted two rounds of results of benchmarking many web application platforms and frameworks. The community contributed numerous framework tests giving us coverage of several platforms we were missing in previous rounds.

Framework Benchmarks Round 10

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Much of the effort in the past year has been focused on improving the toolset, allowing contributors to create their own test and development environment with less effort and to optionally focus on just the frameworks or platforms of interest to them.

UBTECH Rolls Out New Programmable Robot

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education market--includes an artificial intelligence interface, a programmable Raspberry Pi card, as well as sensors and other functionality which makes it the "ultimate open-source platform" for educators, students, and robot enthusiasts. UBTECH said the new robot has interface that can be programmed in such languages as C, C++, Python, Java and Blockly.

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Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. Demand Media said that Pluck now includes new tools for software developers, to provide native experiences and creation of community features on mobile phones, including support for Objective-C on the Apple iOS, as well as Java for Google Android applications.

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Webalo Scores $3M For Mobile Enterprise Apps

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Webalo's platform is specifically designed for enterprise applications and making enterprise data available via smartphones. The firm said its tools work on Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Symbian, Windows Mobile, or Java-enabled smartphone.

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Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

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Closely Aligned Functional Needs The most common reason that a language and platform is chosen is because there's an existing set of (often open source) functionality that you can tap into that aligns closely with your functional needs. For example, you might choose Sencha if you are building apps that run natively on several platforms (e.g., It's way easier to get your pages setup in these languages than by choosing Java alone.

Corent Adds Advisor

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Corent develops a softare platform which makes it easier for companies to modernize their enterprise IT architecture, helping them to extend legacy software into software-as-a-service. The firm''s software helps turn any Java, PHP, or.Net application to SaaS.

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Build Native Mobile Apps Using Your Web Skills

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Appcelerators Titanium platform translates your hard won web skills into native mobile applications that perform and look just like they were written in Objective-C [iPhone] or Java [Android]  but using your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS skills. Thursday, April 22, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents: Build Native Mobile Apps Using Your Web Skills.

VMIX Taps Sun For Marketing VP

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Curci joins the firm from Sun Microsystems, where he was focused on product marketing of Java. VMIX develops a platform which is used by brands to manage their online videos. San Diego-based VMIX Media , which is devleoping software for managing online video and other digital media, said Thursday that it has hired on Bill Curci as the firm's new Vice President of Marketing. Curci has also served at Microsoft.

Java 100

How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

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The way we are doing that, is by building a search platform, which allows recruiters to find professionals where they are engaging online. What if searching for people to recruit to your company was as easy as running a search in Google?

Interview: Clark Benson of Founder & CEO of Ranker.com - Dicusses Playing Nice With Google

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Value Prop Twitter Style : “Ranker is a social site/platform for ranking anything, powered by semantic technology that aggregates opinions into ‘wisdom of crowds’ rankings”. I am looking for Java developers and database experts.

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Peering Into The Mobile Games Future With Josh Hartwell of Mobile Deluxe

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I think we were able to effectively transition, because our technology platform. At the time, our platform allowed us to build our games, and have one game which we could send to multiple devices. Speaking of iOS and Android, what's the future of platforms?

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Jetpack Gives a Boost to Mobile and Rich Media Advertising

Tech Zulu Event

But that’s changing with a new crop of rich media platforms disrupting the ecosystem with new mobile and non-standard rich media ad formats, one of which – Jetpack – is located right here in Santa Monica.

JS Saturday | Javascript Beginner to Advanced in One Day!

Tech Zulu Event

Since then he has written code in C++, C#, Objective-C, Java, JavaScript and Python. Hattan is responsible for developing applications on a variety of platforms including web and mobile devices. Have you ever wanted to learn Javascript?

Interview with Clark Benson, Ranker

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It's a very flexible, open platform, and is pretty open ended. We're not yet marketing or selling direct to advertisers, because we're really focused on growing and honing our platform.

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AT&T Mobile App Hackathon | Superheroes & Geeks, Only in Hollywood!

Tech Zulu Event

Developers were allowed to code in any language they were most comfortable with including Objective C, Java, Javascript, HTML, C #, Dot Net, and XNA. They created a platform for communication between family members who has a loved one admitted in the hospital.

Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?

Tech Zulu Event

Network engineers and programmers are essential in designing platforms and up-keeping them. They should also know how to read and create coding of HTML, Java and so forth. They are required to design for multiple platforms and devices.

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Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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Mimiboard Replacing Noticeboards in Africa | Interview with Johan Nel Founder

Tech Zulu Event

People can now add notes to the board – using Twitter, SMS, Rich web, WAP, Android and Java supported devices. Mimiboard, virtual, 3.0 version notice boards are disrupting publishing and news content aggregation in Africa, influencing even how media houses on the continent relay news.

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Interview with Navid Nobakht, Recmnd.Me

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With my background as CTO of Buy.com, if I wanted to hire a Java or.NET developer, I could do a search on those titles with a keyword, and create a list, constrained to Southern Orange County or Southern California.

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Interview with Derrick Oien, Intercasting

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Derrick Oien: We have a platform we develop, called ANTHEM. We support 700 different handsets across our platform, whereas some folks are just building a Java application which is supported by an expensive, N95, $700 smart phone--which no one has. From a distribution footprint perspective, we'll be doing more deals like that, and adding more sites on our platform. For example, things that will make Java look a lot like Flash on a phone.

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Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

Tech Zulu Event

He is the co-author of several books including The Black Art of Java Game Programming(Waite Group Press, 1996). Twiistup is just 2 weeks away and there have been a whole slew of announcements within these past few days.