List/Grid Tag Archives: Java 7

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Moving Java Forward? A definition. A year in review.

This post is among many other “year end” blog-posts and reviews. But it was intended not to be like this. I’m trying to summarize what I have learned about Oracle ...
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Java 7 Feature Overview

We discussed previously everything that didn’t make it into Java 7 and then reviewed the useful Fork/Join Framework that did make it in. Today’s post will take us through each of ...
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Java SE 7, 8, 9 – Moving Java Forward

Today (NOTE: October 4, 2011) was keynote day. JavaOne Keynote was happening this early morning from 8:30 to 10:30 am and one more time my press pass got me into it quite early. So ...
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Oracle WebLogic Java Cloud Service – Behind the scenes.

More on the Open World side of happenings one big and probably unexpected announcement was that Oracle is finally supporting the cloud movement and offering their own public cloud service. ...
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The OpenJDK as the default Java on Linux

Hi All, Recently I’ve received a bunch of private correspondence from people confused/worried over the change in the default Java packaging for Linux. For many Linux distributions, ...
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Manipulating Files in Java 7

The following is a modified snippet from a draft of The Well-Grounded Java Developer. It gives you a quick taster of how much easier it is to manipulate files in Java 7 than in previous ...
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GC with Automatic Resource Management in Java 7

This post provides a brief overview of a new feature introduced in Java 7 called Automatic Resource Management or ARM. The post delves how ARM tries to reduce the code that a developer ...
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Java 7: try-with-resources explained

This article examines the use of the try-with-resources statement. This is a try statement that declares one or more resources. A resource is as an object that must be closed after ...
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A glimpse at Java 7 MethodHandle and its usage

Due to Java’s Reflection API we have been able to inspect and alter program execution at runtime. In particular, we can observe interfaces/classes/methods and fields at runtime without ...
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