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MacOS targeted for new Java graphics pipeline

The Lanai Project would use Apple’s Metal graphics APIs instead of the deprecated OpenGL

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A plan to bring Java to iOS

OpenJDK Mobile would use ahead-of-time compilation to create Apple-approved executables that run without the JVM

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Oracle Java updates have become easier to ignore

If the five new features in the new JDK don’t excite you, just remember the next JDK is only six months away

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The best programming language to learn

Python is clearly the best choice, unless a better choice is Java or JavaScript. Let’s compare

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Google App Engine adds Java 11 runtime

Beta release gives developers access to the latest long-term support version of Java on the Google PaaS

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Why the C programming language still rules

The C language has been a software development staple for five decades. Here’s how it stacks up against C++, Java, C#, Go, Rust, and Python in 2019

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How to send Slack messages with R

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon shows you how to send Slack messages using R. It may not seem helpful at first, but there's plenty of uses. You can even use it to notify yourself or others when a lengthy R script finishes...

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The surprising Java support in Azure

Bringing Java code to Azure is a lot easier than you might think

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JDK 13: The new features coming to Java 13

Official development targets for Java 13 include improvements to garbage collection, application class-data sharing, and text blocks

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Scala 2.13 overhauls collections, improves the standard library

The functional and object-oriented language with JVM and JavaScript runtimes gains performance, safety, and simplicity improvements

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Pivotal answers Oracle with supported Java distribution

Pivotal Spring Runtime includes ongoing updates and support for Pivotal’s OpenJDK distribution, Spring Java projects, and Apache Tomcat

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Dubbo Java RPC project graduates to Apache top level status

High-performance, lightweight RPC framework offers fault tolerance, load balancing, runtime routing, and automatic service registration and discovery

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How to boost R Markdown interactivity with runtime Shiny

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon demonstrates how to turbocharge R Markdown interactions with runtime shiny

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Oracle steers GraalVM to the enterprise

GraalVM Enterprise brings performance and security extras to the shared runtime supporting JVM languages, JavaScript, and native code

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Google: Use Kotlin for new Android apps

At the Google I/O conference, Google announced that Android development will become increasingly ‘Kotlin-first’

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Java proposal addresses scarcity of keywords for new features

JDK enhancement proposal embraces hyphenated keywords for the sake of compatibility and readability

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Oracle: Eclipse can’t use Java EE trademarks

But Oracle ‘remains committed’ to working with the Jakarta EE working group and Jakarta EE specification process

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JDK proposal takes aim at verbose Java syntax

Records and sealed types would provide more compact syntax for declaring classes and a way to restrict subclasses, respectively

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