Planet JDKNews and views from the Java SE Development-Kit CommunityVariousJim Laskey: Nashorn Architecture and Performance Improvements in the Upcoming JDK 8u40 ReleaseJim Laskey <div xmlns=""><div>Hello everyone!</div><span> ...</span></div> lagergren 2014-12-12T13:10:19ZMark Reinhold: Project Jigsaw: Modular run-time imagesMark Reinhold <div xmlns="">No pain, no gain</div> Mark Reinhold2014-12-08T17:41:18ZStephen Colebourne: What might a Beans v2.0 spec contain?Stephen, <div xmlns=""><p> What features should be in scope and out of scope for a Beans specification v2.0? </p><style> .post-outer h4 { text-decoration: underline; padding-before: 4px; } </style><span> ...</span></div> Stephen Colebourne2014-12-08T08:00:00ZMarcus Hirt: My Favourite JMC QuotesMarcus Hirt <div xmlns="">So, recently I came across some lovely JMC related quotes and articles. The first one is regarding the allocation profiling in JFR and how it does not affect scalarization (stack local allocation of objects):;utm_medium=social&amp;;utm_campaign=buffer “Java Mission Control is my current favourite profiler for the Oracle JVM.” This tweet was heart warming too: Not to […]</div> Marcus2014-12-05T15:33:37ZDavid Dice: No blocking parkingDavid Dice <div xmlns=""><p>Taken at lovely Gillette Stadium; possibly amusing to synchronization practitioners. "Easy exit" sounds interesting as well. </p></div> Dave 2014-12-02T22:34:20ZJeroen Frijters: IKVM.NET 8.0 Release Candidate 0Jeroen Frijters <div xmlns=""><p> The first release candidate is available. It can be downloaded here or from <a shape="rect" href="">NuGet</a>. </p></div> Jeroen2014-12-02T13:52:48ZJeroen Frijters: Running Minecraft on IKVM.NETJeroen Frijters <div xmlns=""><p> With the fixes I did in the snapshot released on <a shape="rect" href="">October 29</a>, it is now possible to run Minecraft on IKVM.NET (on Windows). To be clear, I'm talking about the Minecraft client, not the server that has been running on IKVM.NET for a long time. </p></div> Jeroen2014-12-01T13:42:28ZStephen Colebourne: The JavaBeans specificationStephen, <div xmlns=""><p> Have you ever read the JavaBean (TM) specification? It really is from another era! </p></div> Stephen Colebourne2014-11-28T09:39:00Z