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Hello Cassandra

A colleague recently told me about several benefits of Cassandra and I decided to try it out. Apache Cassandra is described in A Quick Introduction to Apache Cassandra as “one ...
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Handy New Map Default Methods in JDK 8

The Map interface provides some handy new methods in JDK 8. Because the Map methods I cover in this post are implemented as default methods, all existing implementations of the Map ...
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Programmatic Access to Sizes of Java Primitive Types

One of the first things many developers new to Java learn about is Java’s basic primitive data types, their fixed (platform independent) sizes (measured in bits or bytes in terms ...
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New BigInteger Methods in Java 8

Attention to new features in JDK 8 has rightfully been largely focused on new language features and syntax. However, there are some nice additions to the libraries and APIs and in this ...
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Dubious Aspects of Features of JDK 8

Most of us who develop with Java are generally enthusiastic for the features and improvements that come with JDK 8. However, there have been several recent posts that have pointed out ...
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Constructor/Method Parameters Metadata Available Via Reflection in JDK 8

One of the lesser advertised new features of JDK 8 is the optional ability to include parameter metadata in compiled Java classes [JDK Enhancement Proposal (JEP) 118]. This feature ...
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Compiling and Running Java Without an IDE

A recent Java subreddit thread called “Compiling Java Packages without IDE” posed the question, “is [there] a command that compiles a group of java files that are ...
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Contributions of Individual Programming Languages to Software Development

I’ve grown weary of the blog posts and forum rants stating why one programming language is better than another. I don’t mind when languages are compared to help see how ...
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How to Begin Learning and Applying LaTeX

I recently started working with LaTeX based on a colleague‘s recommendation. To be honest, it was a little steeper learning curve installing it and initially learning it than ...
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Abstract Class Versus Interface in the JDK 8 Era

In The new Java 8 Date and Time API: An interview with Stephen Colebourne, Stephen Colebourne tells Hartmut Schlosser, “I think the most important language change isn’t ...
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