All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Java’

Yahoo Tries Another Aggressive Tactic To Get People To Change Default Search

Yahoo Tries Another Aggressive Tactic To Get People To Change Default Search

Yahoo is pretty serious about trying to get users to choose its search engine as their default experience. Since last fall, we’ve seen the company try a variety of strategies. Now, they’re even trying to get people to switch to Yahoo when they…install Java updates. That’s the word form The Wall Street Journal, which reports that the company announced a …

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Java 8 Has Seen Rapid Adoption Ahead Of 9 Release

Java 8 Has Seen Rapid Adoption Ahead Of 9 Release

There are a reported nine million developers using Java with the programming language powering a reported 7 billion devices. It’s the most popular programming language, according to TIOBE Software’s monthly index, having switched places with C from a year ago. Java 8 was introduced early last year, and with Java 9 on the horizon (it comes out in September), developers …

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Google Open Sources Cloud Dataflow SDK For Java

Google announced the open sourcing of its Cloud Dataflow SDK for Java in a move it says will make it easier for developers to integrate its managed service while forming the basis for porting Cloud Dataflow to other languages and execution environments. Google first unveiled Cloud Dataflow back in June. “We created Cloud Dataflow, which is now currently an alpha …

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Microsoft Postpones IE Java-Blocking Feature

Microsoft recently posted to its Internet Explorer blog that it would begin blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls as part of its “ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser”. It then updated the blog to announce that it had postponed it until September 9th. According to a recent Microsoft Security Intelligence report, Java exploits represented 84.6% to 98.5% of exploit kit-related …

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Here’s What’s In ColdFusion 11 & ColdFusion Builder 3

Adobe recently announced new versions of ColdFusion Server and ColdFusion builder – ColdFusion 11 and ColdFusion Builder 3. “ColdFusion 11 along with ColdFusion Builder 3 gives you a unique end-to-end workflow for mobile application development addressing the challenges associated with building, testing, debugging and deploying enterprise class mobile applications – both web based as well as installed mobile apps,” said …

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Indonesia Volcano Erupts: 66,000 People Evacuated

Java Island is the main island in Indonesia as well as the most densely populated, and it is home to the stratovolcano, Mount Kelud. Mount Kelud has been giving signs of its coming eruption for the past 10 days. Kelud erupted today, sending plumes of smoke and ash high into the air, causing the government to raise the eruption alert …

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Java 8 Still Set to Ship in March

As Oracle continues to improve the Java Development Kit, the company has stated that it will not be pushing back the release of Java SE 8. The update is still on schedule for its March 18 release date. The final Java 8 release candidate should be available starting on January 23. Despite Oracle crunching to get Java 8 in shape …

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Java, Objective-C Still Popular Thanks To Mobile Development

Every month, TIOBE Software releases an index of the most popular programming languages based upon a variety of factors. Most months, the popularity of these languages don’t change much thanks to developers sticking to what they know. As we head into 2014, that still remains to be the case. The first TIOBE Index report of 2014 has gone live and …

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Oracle Ends Commercial Support For GlassFish

As part of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems, the company also acquired the GlassFish application server project. Since its launch, GlassFish users have enjoyed commercial support for the latest releases of Java Enterprise Edition, but that’s no longer the case. Earlier this month, Oracle announced that it would be ending commercial support for GlassFish and Java EE. In other words, …

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Here’s A Lesson On The Google Wallet Objects API Java Quick Start

Google has put out a new Google Developers Live video on YouTube discussing the Wallet Objects API and how to get started with their Java quick start sample. This is designed to help developers get started with their integration quickly. It showcases authorizing access, inserting a new Wallet Objects class, using the Saved Wallet API and using the web service …

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Oracle Releases Major Patch Update With 127 Fixes

Oracle has issued a big collection of critical patches for its various offerings. The company says that due to a threat posed by a successful attack, it strongly recommends that customers apply the fixes as soon as possible. The update contains a127 new fixes. 51 of them are for Java. Others are for Database, Fusion Middleware, Enterprise Manager, E-Business Suite, …

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Oracle Says It’s Making Progress On Java Security

Java became somewhat of a punching bag in the security researcher community earlier this year after numerous vulnerabilities were found in the software. After what must have been an embarrassing few months, Oracle announced in June that it would make Java security a priority going forward. So, how’s that working out for them? InfoWorld reports that Oracle officials spoke on …

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