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.


OpenJDK projects you should know about in 2019

There are several OpenJDK projects being worked on at the moment. These are collaborative efforts, contributed by groups of participants. Each project is aimed...
Bethan Palmer
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OpenJDK Projects you should know about: Amber

This month we are focusing on OpenJDK projects you should know about. So far we have already covered Valhalla, Panama, Loom, and Skara. This time...
Bethan Palmer
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JavaFX Articles Index: Understanding the world of JavaFX

As developers we’ve been working with Java for many years, especially in our Java PDF Library (our PDF Viewer uses both Swing and JavaFX). Over...
Bethan Palmer
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What is Skara (and why does it matter)?

This month we are focusing on OpenJDK projects you should know about. In this post, we will be covering Project Skara. In other posts we...
Mark Stephens
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Java 10 Series Index

Here at IDRsolutions we always like to research and test the key new features in each Java release, as well as some of the hidden things...
Bethan Palmer
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