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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

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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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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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Run anywhere again: Java hooks up with Docker

Zulu JVM is the first Docker offering to be officially certified as Java-compliant

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3 make-or-break interview questions for developers

It's developer season at my company. Unlike with deer season, we’re hiring rather than shooting, though not all survive the interview process

Java, C++ slip in popularity as domain-specific languages spread

Mixed signs for the two programming languages, but expert sees good signs for at least one veteran

JHipster links Java and JavaScript for Web development

The application generator works with Angular.js and a multitude of tools

Scala founder: Language due for 'fundamental rethink'

The Scala road map has three upgrades planned, with a simpler, more modular language set as the end goal

Programmers could get REPL in official Java

Java could add read-evaluation-print-loop tool as part of Project Kulla, but analysts wonder if it's a good fit

The star of JavaOne is ... JavaScript?

Fearing developers could defect, Oracle makes accommodations for JavaScript at its upcoming Java conference

Why developers should get excited about Java 9

The next generation of the enterprise development platform will feature major improvements, including modularity and API updates

How to solve Java's security problem

Bringing application security natively into the JVM can provide stronger, faster, more accurate protection against dangerous vulnerabilities

Get real: Oracle is strengthening -- not killing -- Java

While the company has done its share of bungling, it has put Java on a progressive track

IE plays security catch-up, will block outdated Java plug-ins

Next week's update to IE8 through IE11 will introduce a new warning when users try to run an outmoded Java ActiveX control

Oracle hasn't killed Java -- but there's still time

Java core has stagnated, Java EE is dead, and Spring is over, but the JVM marches on. C'mon Oracle, where are the big ideas?

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