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Ruby vs. Java

Let’s find out the difference between Ruby vs Java, the most popular programming languages for developing successful enterprise applications in 2021.

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The Vector API: SIMD Programming in Java

The Vector API enables developers to write platform-agnostic, data-parallel programs where single instructions operate on multiple data (SIMD). Get an introduction to Vector API, learn how it was implemented, and view examples of data-parallel programs. H…

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Go vs. Java: we chose Go, and you should too

We all know that blissful feeling at the start of a greenfield project. Every decision has been left up to you, and the possibilities seem endless. As you think about how to get started, one question you will probably ask yourself is which programming lan…

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FOMO: Java Module Edition

tl;dr version: Skip the FOMO on the Java module system. If Oracle makes a push to enhance it or otherwise invest in the system, it might make sense to revisit. Until then, enjoy the tiny JVMs produced by jlink and don’t worry about the rest.

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Using Java for Scripting, with Jbang

Want to use Java for scripting? Meet – j’bang! A new tool in the wild that makes it easy to use your java code as a script. I have used a custom bash script for writing a cloudflare DDNS update. In this post, we will explore if we can use a java class to …

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Microsoft Visual J++ Java Fail

Visual J++ (pronounced “Jay Plus Plus”) is Microsoft’s discontinued implementation of Java. Syntax, keywords, and grammatical conventions were the same as Java’s. It was introduced in 1996[1] and discontinued in January 2004,[2] replacing it to a certain …

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