Interesting Java-related links. September 16 – September 29 2013

  1. http://www.adam-bien.com/roller/abien/entry/the_hidden_javaee_7_gem – sweet stuff. Lambdas in JDK7. Still pretty much unusable because of the lack of static type validation during compilation. I’d rather move to Groovy for something like this.
  2. http://www.javapractices.com/home/HomeAction.do – collection of established practices for Java with code snippets and explanations on why these are good.
  3. http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/se/8/java-se-8-edr-spec.02.html – the latest early draft spec for Java SE 8.
  4. http://www.infoq.com/articles/tuning-tips-G1-GC – article on tuning G1 garbage collector
  5. http://mrhaki.blogspot.com/2013/09/grails-goodness-render-binary-output.html – a small tip for Groovy 2.x users
  6. http://habrahabr.ru/post/190876/ (Russian) – how to make your SQLite instructions much faster on Android? Just move to the NDK level.
  7. http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2013/08/50-servlet-interview-questions-and-answers.html – sometimes it’s useful to recheck your basic knowledge with the questionnaire like this
  8. http://www.infoq.com/articles/tuning-tips-G1-GC –  useful reading on the ways to tune G1 garbage collection
  9. http://dmitrynikol.blogspot.com/2013/09/testing-restful-web-services.html – a useful article o how to test REST methods
  10. http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-08-2013/130822-6-programming-technologies-to-learn.html – a list of interesting technologies to put hands on. Interestingly all of this are in my list for this year.
  11. http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-multitenant-java/index.html?ca=drs- – an introduction into multi tenancy feature of Java