Java

JavaOne 2008 presentations are online

For those who missed JavaOne this year, Sun has published the conference slides here a month later. I find these very useful especially for Java geeks as it provides an opportunity to learn some of the technical advancements around the Java platform and the momentum around the technology is healthy. Read more…

By Arul, ago
Design Patterns

Effective Java v2 finally ships

Effective Java second edition finally started shipping this week. I dreamed of this day in one of my earlier blog post 🙂 As predicted, it finally made it this year during JavaOne. Even this year, Joshua had a session on “More ‘Effective Java'” – third in a row since 2006. Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

Effective Java and Java in 2008

Effective Java Second Edition slips to ship in 2007, though Ted originally predicted in his 2006 Tech predictions. Finally, it is likely to be released around the time frame of Java One 2008 in May. I hope that Joshua does not change his original 2007 title “Effective Java: This Time Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

Android SDK is out. Its Java, not J2ME:)

Today, Google released the Android platform SDK to the developer community. It comes with tools and APIs to develop applications on the open mobile platform using the Java programming language. It comes with an emulator and Eclipse plugin for development. The SDK is already available on Windows, Mac OS X Read more…

By Arul, ago
Java

Effective Java – Reloaded

Joshua Bloch’s JavaOne’06 presentation on Effective Java Reloaded previewed his second edition of the most famous Java best practice guide in the Java developer community. Finally, the book is hitting the market on Nov 9, 2007 and it is available for Pre-Order from Amazon.com. But, you can start using some Read more…

By Arul, ago