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Java Deprecated on Mac OS X – Apple Goes for OpenJDK

So I for one, being a Java programmer working on a Mac for, well a respectable amount of time, was kind of disheartened when Apple announced they were deprecating Java from Mac OS X: “As of the release of Java for Max OS X 10.6 Update 3, the version of Java that is ported by […]

Making Web Frameworks Obsolete: Java EE 6

“Frameworks like Spring are really just a bridge between the mistakes of the J2EE past and the success of the Java EE 6 future. Frameworks are out, and extensions to the Java EE 6 platform are in. Now is the time to start looking past Spring, and looking forward to Seam and Weld and CDI […]

A New Earth In Our Backyard?

From MSN: Experts say that the new planet they have discovered outside of our solar system is about three times the mass of Earth and slightly larger in width. It is so close to its version of the sun that it orbits every 37 days. It does not rotate much, so one side is almost […]

Java Concurrency

Amdahl’s Law: If P is the part of a program that can be run in parallel on N processors, and (1 − P) is the part that cannot be parallelized and must run sequentially, then the maximum speedup that can be achieved by using N processors is Using Threads to tasks in parallel, causes 2 issues we must […]