Tuesday Sep 24, 2013

Pointers to Related Information for the Thursday 9/26 JavaOne Enterprise Talks and BOFs

Here are some links that provide background information for the JavaOne sessions and BOFs in the Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies track on Thursday, September 26.

Pointers to Related Information for the Wednesday 9/25 JavaOne Enterprise Talks and BOFs

Here are some links that provide background information for the JavaOne sessions and BOFs in the Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies track on Wednesday, September 25.

JavaOne 2013: Productive UI Design with JavaFX Scene Builder

Today at JavaOne 2013, JavaFX Scene Builder UI Designer, Mo Chicharro, will hold a session, Productive UI Design with JavaFX Scene Builder [CON4260], to show how quickly you can prototype a UI layout using the JavaFX Scene Builder tool. He will also share good practices to help you design with FXML and CSS.

To learn more about JavaFX Scene Builder, see the Scene Builder documentation set which was recently updated for the recently released JavaFX Scene Builder 1.1. This set includes the new document, Using JavaFX Scene Builders with Java IDEs.

JavaOne 2013: JavaFX 3D - The Third Dimension

At JavaOne 2013 on Monday, September 23,  Chien Yang and Kevin Rushforth (both Members of Technical Staff at Oracle) held a session entitled  JavaFX 3D: The Third Dimension [CON7810] . They talked about the new JavaFX 8 3-D features, such as meshes, lights, materials, the coordinate system, the movable camera, and the depth buffer. They also talked about how to mix 2-D and 3-D objects in a single scene graph.

The JavaFX 8 Developer Preview document, Getting Started with JavaFX 3D Graphics, was released especially for JavaOne to introduce the 3D features included in the JavaFX 8 Developer Preview release. It also steps you through the creation of a 3D sample application that uses some of the 3D features.

JavaOne 2013: Lambda: A Peek Under the Hood

Today, Java Language Architect Brian Goetz will give a presentation entitled "Lambda: A Peek Under the Hood." Lambda expressions (closures) and default methods are major additions to JDK 8, enabling new expressive opportunities for applications and libraries. This advanced session looks "under the hood" to explore how lambda expressions are implemented in JDK 8. See Lambda Expressions in the Java Tutorial for an introduction to these new language features.

Pointers to Related Information for the Tuesday 9/24 JavaOne Enterprise Talks and BOFs

Here are some links that provide background information for the JavaOne sessions and BOFs in the Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies track on Tuesday, September 24.

JavaOne 2013: Nashorn – JavaScript on the JVM

On Monday, September 23, James Laskey (Oracle) gave his first presentation at JavaOne 2013 entitled Nashorn: JavaScript on the JVM. He talked about Nashorn, a JavaScript engine implemented fully in Java on the JVM. It is based on the Da Vinci Machine (JSR 292) and will be available with JDK 8.

On the same day, Viktor Gamov (Farata Systems) gave a presentation entitled Nashorn: Java and JavaScript—Shaken, Not Stirred. His presentation focused on building polyglot applications with Java and JavaScript.

For more information about Nashorn, see the Nashorn User's Guide. For information about scripting on the Java platform in general, see the Java Scripting Programmer's Guide.

JavaOne 2013: Oracle Java Mission Control

On Monday, September 23, Marcus Hirt (Oracle) gave his first presentation at JavaOne 2013 entitled Production-Time Profiling Out of the Box. He talked about the latest addition to JDK 7: Oracle Java Mission Control, a tool suite for low-overhead production-time profiling and diagnostics that originated with the JRockit Mission Control. As part of the convergence between the HotSpot and Oracle JRockit JVMs, Oracle Java Mission Control is now available in the HotSpot JDK.

For more information about Oracle Java Mission Control, see the JMC User's Guide.

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