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9 proposed Java 9 features devs will love

Modularity, JSON, smart compilation -- Java's future offers compelling features to look forward to

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

From small devices to servers, Java is the top developer tool, says Oracle

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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Framework lets developers build HTML5 and JavaScript applications while leveraging Java

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4 reasons to stick with Java -- and 4 reasons to dump it

The enterprise mainstay has proved resilient in the face of many challenges -- but just how long can it remain a premier programming language?

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Preprocessor for C/C++ gives full code details

CPIP preprocessor, implemented in Python, aims to provide developers with a wealth of information about their code

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Twitter's Hadoop project gets Apache's blessing

Twitter's open source, real-time computation framework picks up the Apache Foundation's full backing and support

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Oracle looks to the future -- but remains stuck in the past

Oracle OpenWorld seems focused on making existing customers happier -- but how Oracle will attract new developers remains a mystery

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Oracle's Graal project empowers language creation on the JVM

Oracle's newly released Graal lets programmers create runtimes and compilers for new or existing languages in Java

Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's picks of the year among languages, frameworks, libraries, and all the other tools that programmers use

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Java developers get IoT helping hand

Eclipse offers a stack of frameworks and services for building connected device apps

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Bossies 2014: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

Discover the best: 130 open source projects in six categories, chosen by InfoWorld editors and contributors

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Oracle exec: Java shortcomings will be addressed by Project Jigsaw

Oracle's Mark Reinhold talks about Java modularity and the upcoming enterprise edition

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OpenJDK project opens up Java 9 to collaboration, experimentation

'Sandbox forest' gives developers a way to work on ongoing enhancements before finalizing and contributing them

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Excel gets Python programming power, thanks to Xlwings library

A new Python library allows Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Python applications to share data and code

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C++ popularity, Lisp simplicity unite in Clasp compiler

The new implementation allows Lisp programmers to interoperate with C++ libraries and code

Lazy like a fox: 8 ways great programmers save time and energy

The best developers share an important trait: laziness, which translates to a constant quest to find the most efficient ways to get the job done

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John McAfee advises Larry Ellison on his retirement

Now that Larry Ellison has stepped down as Oracle CEO, what should he do? InfoWorld's Andrew Oliver asked the legendary John McAfee and got a surprisingly serious answer

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Pedal to the metal: PyPy 2.4 powers up Python

JIT-powered Python engine PyPy was already fast, but version 2.4 charges further ahead, thanks to multithreaded optimizations

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