Interesting blog posts from JavaBeat:
- Exploring the enhancements to the java.nio package as part of Java 7 we wrote about watching a directory for changes and also looked at few methods in the Files class.
- Writing agents in Java to instrument the class files/byte code.
- Using Fork-Join framework introduced as part of Java 7.
- Getting started with Scala.
News and updates:
- The JFXtras project has been enhanced to support JavaFX 2.0 and they have released an application named JFXTras Ensemble. Do check out the project to start using components which are not provided out of the box by JavaFX.
- Griffon 1.0 is out. Griffon is a framework for building Desktop applications which run on JVM using Groovy language. Think it of as Grails for desktop.
- Gradle 1.0 is released. Gradle is build automation tool which can automate the building, testing, publishing, deployment and more of software packages. Think of it as Ant and Maven on steroids.
- Scala 2.10.0 Milestone 4 is now available.
- Free Tomcat application hosting now supported by OpenShift, read here to know how.
- New OpenShift release and the features have been documented here.
- JVM Language Summit July 30–August 1, 2012 at Oracle Corporation: Santa Clara campus.
- Dustin writes about the availability of JavaOne 2012 content catalog.
- Google IO 2012- June 27-29, 2012 Moscone Center, San Francisco.
- Java Spotlight Episode 86: Tony Printezis on Garbage Collection First
- Java Spotlight Episode 85: Migrating from Spring to JavaEE 6
- Java Posse #387 – Roundup ’12 – NoSQL
- Java Posse #386 – Newscast for May 31st 2012- Interesting discussion on handling of Nulls in various languages with special focus on Scala. Discussion about Play framework as well.