Java is a general-purpose, concurrent, class-based, object-oriented computer programming language that is specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
Developers can “write once, run anywhere” (WORA), meaning that code that runs on one platform does not need to be recompiled to run on another. Java applications are typically compiled to bytecode (class file) that can run on any Java virtual machine (JVM) regardless of computer architecture.

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Is the new Java release cycle an improvement?

In the past, Java had a release cycle where a new version would come out about once every 2 or 3 years. This did...
Bethan Palmer
2 min read

Duke joins the IDRsolutions Java team

At the recent CodeOne conference in San Francisco, NetBeans was awarded the Duke Choice award. This was a Community award and the trophy will be...
Mark Stephens
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Workaround for JRE crash when rendering round capped dash…

Since Java 6 there has been a problem with rendering using a dashed stroke with round caps. Under given circumstances attempts to render a...
Kieran France
1 min read

5 things we learned about var in Java at…

Since local variable type inference was introduced in Java 10, there has been a lot of debate, and a lot of people don’t like...
Bethan Palmer
2 min read

How to read GIF files in Java

In this blog post I will demonstrate how to read GIF files in Java using either ImageIO or JDeli, our Java image library. Both...
Patrick Sheppard
1 min read