The Apache Lucene project has reported that the Java SE 7 release "contains hotspot compiler optimizations" that "miscompile some loops," which can cause the JVMs in some Apache projects to crash and result in i bugs in some applications.
David Ramel follows up his "Highest Paid Programmers" article with a look inside the world of high-frequency trading (HTF), where coders earn top dollars and even nanoseconds count.
Oracle on Thursday announced the availability of the Java Platform Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7).
JetBrains has introduced a new JVM-targeted programming language, code-named "Kotlin."
ZeroTurnaround and Genuitec have collaborated to create JRebel for MyEclipse.
Potix Corporation has just made its ZK Studio integrated development environment (IDE) available as an Eclipse plug-in.
Genuitec and Skyway Software today released a new IDE -- MyEclipse Bling -- aimed at IBM shops adopting Spring in their WebSphere-deployable applications.
Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company CloudBees wants to give Java jocks a more integrated process for developing, building and deploying their cloud applications.
Oracle this week unveiled the first and probably only release candidate of the Java Development Kit 7 (JDK 7), the next major release of the Java SE platform, and the first new version of Java to make it out of the open source community in five years.
This year's synchronized simultaneous launch of multiple Eclipse projects is the biggest yet, involving the work of 408 developers and 49 organizations contributing to 62 projects.
There are clouds on the horizon for Java -- or there better be, says Rod Johnson, founder of the Spring framework and senior vice president of the Application Platform Division at VMware.
The new CloudBees Ecosystem is designed to bring cloud-based services from the company's partners directly to developers within the CloudBees platform.
Oracle released a security update this week that addresses 17 critical Java vulnerabilities affecting the Java Development Kit (JDK) and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
Oracle released a major upgrade of its venerable JDeveloper Java IDE this week, along with an update of the Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF).
How much can a programmer get paid? Our reporter went on a quest to document the high-end salary range for programmers, including the highest verifiable salary. Here's what he found out.
Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge is jumping deep into the cloud with a major update of its flagship toolset.
Oracle has filed the first of two new Java Specification Requests (JSRs) meant to "update and revitalize" the Java Community Process (JCP).
Java clustering infrastructure provider Terracotta announced this morning that it's being acquired by German business process management (BPM) vendor Software AG.
Microsoft on Monday launched a new Team Foundation Server (TFS) software development kit (SDK) for Java.
Google announced the release of App Engine 1.5.0 at its annual I/O conference, underway this week in San Francisco.