Tag Archives: java8

What’s up with Java EE 8 ? (part 2)

Work on Java EE 8 is still in the initial phases and expected to catch pace in the upcoming year wherein we would see completion of Expert Group formation, more discussions around use cases/features, lots of JIRAs, and draft versions … Continue reading

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Optional and Objects: Null Pointer Saviours!

No one loves Null Pointer Exceptions ! Is there a way we can get rid of them ? Maybe . . .  Couple of techniques have been discussed in this post Optional type (new in Java 8) Objects class (old Java 7 … Continue reading

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Gearing up for JavaOne 2014 !

Hold that thought ! Yeah.. I wish I was presenting at Java One 2014 – but I am only worthy of doing that in my dreams right now 😉 But nothing is stopping me from following Java One and tracking … Continue reading

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Try GFish 4.0.1 nightly builds for JDK8+lambdas support

Just a head up: Lambdas are not working OOTB with Glass Fish 4.0 Code Snippet   You will see an error similar to below SEVERE: Exception while visiting WEB-INF/classes/com/abhirockzz/websocketapi/SimpleWSEndpoint.class of size 4732 java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: 52264 at org.objectweb.asm.ClassReader.readClass(ClassReader.java:2015) at org.objectweb.asm.ClassReader.accept(ClassReader.java:469) at org.objectweb.asm.ClassReader.accept(ClassReader.java:425) at … Continue reading

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Java SE 8 is knocking… Are You There?

We are hours  away from the official Java SE 8 launch …. March 18, 2014 being the GA (General Availability) date. Not that my opinion matters, but, I personally feel that all the Java technologies including Java SE 8, Java EE 7, … Continue reading

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