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JavaOne 2013: How to Create Your Own JavaFX 8 Controls

Today at JavaOne, Gerrit Grunwald, the senior software engineer of Canoo Engineering AG, will give a presentation titled Be Creative and Create Your Own JavaFX 8 Controls. This session is supposed to demonstrate various ways to create custom controls including extending an existing control, extending a region, or creating a more library-style control with custom control, skin, behavior, and CSS file. It also will show how to avoid some common performance problems. You can learn...

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | Java | Read More

JavaOne 2013: Designing with Lambda Expressions in Java

On Thursday September 26th, Venkat Subramaniam (President , Agile Developer, Inc.) explained how to implement some elegant design ideas with lambda expressions. His presentation focused on design techniques not from diagrams, but by seeing how to realize the ideas in code. For more information about lambda expressions in general, see the Lambda Expressions section of the Java Tutorial.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | Java | Read More

JavaOne 2013: Converting to the New Date-Time APIs

On Wednesday, September 25th, Xeuming Shen (Oracle), Roger Riggs (Oracle), and Stephen Colebourne (OpenGamma), gave a presentation entitled Converting to the New Date and Time API in JDK 8 [CON6091]. The new Date-Time APIs coming in the JDK 8 release provide an entirely new model for writing date and time code. This session focused on tips and techniques for converting date and time code that was written using the java.util classes, to the new java.time packages. For more...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | Java | Read More

JavaOne 2013: Java Flight Recorder Behind the Scenes

Staffan Larsen, Java Serviceability Architect, Oracle, presented the conference Java Flight Recorder Behind the Scenes [CON5091], which discusses in detail a new diagnostics tool that is available in the latest JDK 7 update. For more information about this tool, see the Java SE Java Flight Recorder Runtime Guide in the Java SE 7 Documentation.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | Java | Read More

JavaOne 2013: The Curious Case of JavaScript on the JVM and Teaching the Java Platform with Nashorn

During JavaOne 2013, the following conferences about the Nashorn engine, which can be used to interpret JavaScript code in a Java application or from the command line, were presented: The Curious Case of JavaScript on the JVM by Attila Szegedi, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Oracle This conference discusses the issues involved in implementing a programming language on top of an existing platform, in particular, implementing JavaScript on the Java Virtual Machine. Teaching...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | Java | Read More

JavaOne 2013: Enhanced Metadata (Annotations) in Java SE 8

On Wednesday, September 25th, Alex Buckley (Oracle), Joe Darcy (Oracle), and Michael Ernst (University of Wisconsin), gave a presentation entitled Enhanced Metadata in Java SE 8 [CON1861]. This presentation outlined the improvements coming to the metadata features of the Java language, specifically type annotations and repeating annotations. For more information about these new features, see the Annotations lesson in the Java tutorial.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | Java | Read More
 

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