This blog entry shows using a newly language named pseudo that enable gradual typing,
the effect of a typing and the overhead of dynamic calls on a Fibonacci's function performance
using the infrastructure provided by JSR 292.
Since beta 72 of jdk7, Escape Analysis is enable by default in the VM.
Expect performance improvement for your program...
How do you seek to arbitrary positions in a file that's 2^64 bytes long?
Joe Darcy reveal on coin-dev list seven small languages changes that will be included in JDK7.
The first of the small language changes of Java 7 has made his way into the jdk7 repository forrest.
The diamond syntax let the compiler infers the type arguments of a generic constructor call.
This entry show how to implement an Expression Tree like the one that comes with the DLR in Java on top of JSR 292 API.
First release of JSR292 backport.
You can now test invokedynamic with your old :) JDK (1.5 or 1.6).
Here is the text of the message I recently sent to the JSR 255
Expert Group, in my capacity as Specification Lead.
ASM 3.2 is released with the support of the new bytecode invokedynamic.
The Java One 2009 has finished that Friday. Below are the slides for the BOF-4743 .
I'm drawing on several threads of thinking in several presentations and conversations this week at JavaOne, and am thinking the Java Community Process (JCP) no longer serves the needs of the Java ecosystem. I'm not the first to say this, not the last, but here's a few thoughts anyway.
Sun (soon Oracle) is the owner and for the process to work out well the owner has to be enlightened enough to...
The JavaOne opening keynote is still a fancy rock & roll show with fancy stage and the like. It's always exciting to see what they have to say, and they do a good job of spinning a story that Java is Everywhere.
The overall message is to convince developers that the Java platform is compelling, that Sun is providing this compelling ecosystem for developing applications, and that the...
Just a reminder to those of you a) attending JavaOne, b) interested in porting OpenJDK to other platforms, we have a BOF on thursday night. Please attend. The agenda is to simply bring the right people into the room and chat. Please attend.
I am attending JavaOne and will be posting a series of blog's about each session I attend.
You update your JDK frequently to get the latest and greatest...but did you know about VisualVM. It may be one of the best kept secrets in the JDK. But now you know too!
Portable GUI back-end (codename "Caciocavallo" ) first tried with TCK.
Java upgrades its handling of the UTF-8 encoding.
A roadmap of JDK7 is available since one month.
So, hmm, Oracle+Sun. Interesting twist from the IBM+Sun matchup earlier. There has been numerous rumors over the years about SUN+xyzzy mergers such as Fujitsu, IBM, SGI, Apple, etc. And it's finally come to Oracle. It seems there's a lot of scratching of heads over what this will mean for the open source software projects run by Sun, and of course the back of my mind has been pondering the...
First patches from the Da Vinci Machine project hit the hotspot repository.