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Jim Laskey

Senior Development Manager

Jim has been a compiler/runtime developer for over 40 years, including stints at Symantec, Apple, Azul, Sun and Oracle.

Recent Posts by Jim Laskey

Flexible JSON with Nashorn Parser API (JDK9)

[Posted by Sundar]  I recently came across Hjson - "the Human JSON - A configuration file format that caters to humans and helps reduce the errorsthey make". See...

JavaScript Stored Procedures and Node.js Applications with Oracle Database 12c

This is a reposting of an article written by Kuassi Mensah JavaScript Stored Procedures and Node.js Applications with Oracle Database 12c Introduction Node.js...

Porting from the Browser to Nashorn/JavaFX (Part I)

During the JavaOne Nashorn: JavaScript for the JVM session, I showed a couple examples of converting JavaScript browser examples to use Nashorn and JavaFX. The...

Popularity of Nashorn

I know it's unseemly to toot one's own horn, but after the release I did a Topsy to see how we were faring. I did some deeper analysis of the tweets and...

Documents and Articles on Nashorn

I've decided to move this entry to the main Nashorn wiki site to allow for "living document" additions.  Nashorn: Articles, Documents, Slides and Videos

Latest news from the Nashorn team

Things have been busy on the Nashorn front, getting ready for the JDK 8 rollout and all.  March 18 is the magic day (EclipseCon.)  I see that JetBrains has added...

setInterval and setTimeout JavaScript Functions

With people porting HTML to Nashorn + JavaFX more frequently, I often get asked the question "how do you port functions like setInterval and setTimeout" (setInte...

Nashorn + FX 350fps vs. Chrome 120fps

I was reading an article written by Felix Bembrick where he took a Chrome canvas example and ported it to Nashorn with JavaFX.  I ran the two tests myself and...

JavaOne: JavaScript Sessions

These are the sessions I found related to JavaScript.  There are likely others.  If you spot others, send a comment and I'll update this entry.  The session on...