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JavaSE: How to SET/GET your own Files and Directory Attributes

In the previous article “Determining Views Supported by a Particular File System” and see how to ask the file system store, and see supportability of a particular file attribute ...
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8 new features for Java 8

NOTE: Make sure to also check our detailed tutorial Java 8 Features – The ULTIMATE Guide. Jdk 1.8 aka, Java 8 is launched today meaning that the General Availability release of it ...
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The Optional Type API

Java 8 introduces the Optional class. In a nutshell, instead of returning null, and then checking for null, you return an Optional instance, which can either have or not have a value ...
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5 Features In Java 8 That WILL Change How You Code

Java 8 is packed full of some really exciting features at both the JVM and language level. While some of the features initially envisioned for this release got scoped out or pushed ...
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Happy 8th Birthday Java!

It’s been another longer journey but yesterday, exactly two years, seven months, and eighteen days after the release of Java 7 we now have production-ready builds of Java 8 available ...
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Joy of Coding… and mutation testing in Java

For many years now it has been good practice to write unit tests for your source-code. And also to use test coverage reporting to see how much of your code is covered by tests. Although ...
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JavaSE 7,8: Determining Views Supported by a Particular File System

If you have questions about a file or a directory, such as whether it is hidden, whether it is a directory, what its size is, and who owns it, you can get answers to those questions ...
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Why use Underscore in Numbers from Java SE 7 – Underscore in Numeric Literals

JDK 1.7 release had introduced several useful features, despite most of them being syntactic sugar, there use can greatly improve readability and code quality. One of such feature is ...
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Java Facts to Blow your Mind! (infographic)

With the release of Java 8 scheduled for the coming days, we were on the lookout for some Java facts that would really capture the effect of this programming language to the world. So, ...
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How to install Oracle’s Java on Ubuntu the easy way

Developers on Ubuntu are accustomed to seeing at least two flavors of Java. OpenJDK is an open-source build of the Java runtime and compiler.  The Oracle JDK is built upon this, but ...
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