Planet JDKNews and views from the Java SE Development-Kit CommunityVariousMarcus Hirt: JMC TutorialMarcus Hirthttp://hirt.se/blog/?p=6112014-10-23T15:20:09Z2014-10-23T15:20:09Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">I know. JavaOne has already come and gone, and I promised, after my JavaOne submission snafu, to publish a Tutorial here by the end of JavaOne. Well, life happened, and here we are, a few weeks after JavaOne. That said, here it is finally, the first draft of the JMC tutorial: http://hirt.se/downloads/oracle/jmc_tutorial.zip The tutorial instructions […]</div> Marcus2014-10-23T15:20:09ZMario Torre: FreeJava DevRoom &#8211; Call for Paper 2015Mario Torrehttp://neugens.wordpress.com/?p=1702014-10-22T17:11:13Z2014-10-22T17:11:13Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">We are pleased to announce the Call for Participation in the FOSDEM 2015 Free Java DevRoom! This marks the 12th year that the Free Java DevRoom has been a part of FOSDEM, and also marks 20 years of Java! This year FOSDEM Free Java DevRoom will be 31 January &amp; 1 February 2015 in Brussels, […]</div> neugens2014-10-22T17:11:13ZHenrik Ståhl: Moving on to Java 8Henrik Ståhlhttps://blogs.oracle.com/henrik/entry/moving_on_to_java_82014-10-21T06:23:10Z2014-10-21T06:23:10Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>Last month, I <a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/henrik/entry/java_8_not_just_for">wrote</a> about our efforts to make the transition to Java SE 8 smooth for end users. The <a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/henrik/entry/java_se_8_adoption_the">incredible pace of adoption</a> of Java SE 8 by the Java community surpassed our expectations, with open source projects and commercial products like Oracle WebLogic Server alike <a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/WebLogicServer/entry/weblogic_server_12_1_3">announcing</a> their readiness for the new platform release.</p></div> Henrik Stahl 2014-10-21T06:23:10ZMario Torre: Java Champion!Mario Torrehttp://neugens.wordpress.com/?p=1642014-10-20T15:37:40Z2014-10-20T15:37:40Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">This week I received a very welcomed news, I have just been accepted as Java Champion! Java Champions are a group of passionate Java technology and community leaders who are dedicated to the Java platform and the Community surrounding it, it’s not a big group in terms of people being part of it (although it’s growing […]</div> neugens2014-10-20T15:37:40ZDalibor Topić: Next Gig: EclipseCon EuropeDalibor Topićurn:lj:livejournal.com:atom1:robilad:1424752014-10-17T18:18:50Z2014-10-17T18:18:50Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">I'll be back again at EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg, Germany on October 28th to <a shape="rect" href="https://www.eclipsecon.org/europe2014/session/jvm-universe-java-and-iot-big-bang">speak</a> Tuesday afternoon at 3 PM, and <a shape="rect" href="https://www.eclipsecon.org/europe2014/session/lambdas-and-streams-functional-coding-java-se-8">enjoy</a> Simon Ritter's Lambda tutorial on Tuesday morning at 9 AM.As usual, if there is something around OpenJDK you'd like to chat about, let me know on Twitter (or send me an e-mail), and we'll find some space and time.See you ...</div> 2014-10-17T18:18:50ZDalibor Topić: OpenJDK In The News: JavaOne 2014 EditionDalibor Topićurn:lj:livejournal.com:atom1:robilad:1421892014-10-17T18:06:20Z2014-10-17T18:06:20Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">This year's JavaOne featured a new press release from Oracle mentioning OpenJDK. Here are the relevant excerpts:Taken from the Oracle press release titled <a shape="rect" href="http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/2313881">Oracle Highlights Continued Java SE Momentum and Innovation at JavaOne 2014</a>.</div> 2014-10-17T18:06:20ZAndrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea 2.5.3 for OpenJDK 7 Released!Andrew Hugheshttp://blog.fuseyism.com/?p=7772014-10-15T05:46:38Z2014-10-15T05:46:38Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 7 support in the 2.5.x series […]</div> gnu_andrew2014-10-15T05:46:38ZAndrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea 1.13.5 for OpenJDK 6 Released!Andrew Hugheshttp://blog.fuseyism.com/?p=7712014-10-15T02:06:24Z2014-10-15T02:06:24Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as a PulseAudio sound driver, the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 6 support […]</div> gnu_andrew2014-10-15T02:06:24ZChristine Flood: Just putting my JavaOne/Strange Loop slides out there.Christine Floodhttp://christineflood.wordpress.com/?p=772014-10-10T21:47:18Z2014-10-10T21:47:18Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Slides from Java One</div> christineflood2014-10-10T21:47:18ZDavid Dice: Synchronization horror story of the dayDavid Dicehttps://blogs.oracle.com/dave/entry/synchronization_horror_story_of_the2014-10-09T16:55:43Z2014-10-09T16:55:43Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>While evaluating some new lock algorithms (exposed via LD_PRELOAD interposition on the pthread_lock and condvar interfaces), I noticed that C++ catch and throw on Solaris/SPARC compiled with GCC 4.9.0 will take runtime paths that take locks and impede scaling. Specifically, if you have a set of threads that simply execute "try { throw 20; } catch (int e) {;}", they won't scale as expected because of runtime ...</p></div> Dave 2014-10-09T16:55:43ZSean Mullan: Slides for my JavaOne 2014 session on "Understanding the New JDK 8 Security Features"Sean Mullanhttps://blogs.oracle.com/mullan/entry/slides_for_my_javaone_20142014-10-02T16:24:09Z2014-10-02T16:24:09Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p> Here are the slides for my JavaOne 2014 session on <a shape="rect" href="https://blogs.oracle.com/mullan/resource/J1-2014-CON5778.pdf">Understanding the New JDK 8 Security Features</a>.</p></div> smullan 2014-10-02T16:24:09ZStuart Marks: JavaOne 2014 ScheduleStuart Markshttp://stuartmarks.wordpress.com/?p=5982014-09-30T06:15:33Z2014-09-30T06:15:33Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">I have a jam-packed schedule for JavaOne 2014. My sessions are as follows: TUT3371 Jump-Starting Lambda (Tue 30 Sep 0830 Hilton Yosemite B/C) This is my gentle introduction to lambda tutorial. Download presentation (PDF). CON3374 Lambda Q&amp;A Panel (Tue 30 Sep 1230 Hilton Yosemite B/C) This panel session will explore the impact of Java 8 […]</div> stuartmarks2014-09-30T06:15:33ZHenrik Ståhl: Java SE 8 Adoption - The Big GunsHenrik Ståhlhttps://blogs.oracle.com/henrik/entry/java_se_8_adoption_the2014-09-28T19:27:21Z2014-09-28T19:27:21Z <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>With JavaOne underway, and lots of coverage around Java SE 8, a subject that will be on many attendees' minds is their own readiness to migrate to Java SE 8. More broadly, the Java community's adoption of the latest major release of the Java SE platform among ISVs and open source projects alike.</p></div> Henrik Stahl 2014-09-28T19:27:21Z