So why did they decide to call it Java?

We all know the story: Give away an elegant, open programming environment and the world will beat a path to your door. No sweat, no matter what you decide to call it. The people charged with establishing a brand identity for Sun’s lingua franca for next-g…

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Java Enums to Be Enhanced with Sharper Type Support

Java enums will be enhanced with generics support and with the ability to add methods to individual items, new JEP shows. Both features can be delivered with one single change, reason for which they're bundled together. The change only affects the Java co...

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Reanalyzing the State of Java EE

I was recently pointed to Gartner’s Market Guide to Application Platforms report, written by Anne Thomas and Aasish Gupta. The report takes a very negative view of Java EE to the point that I thoug…...

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