Friday fun: Pie and Performance
By dannycoward on Apr 03, 2009
If you're in need of a fun way to get to grips with JavaFX, then take a look at this oddly diverting extra-sensory game-cum-viral-thingy. The Janitor isn't cool enough to really understand yet, but you need to write JavaFX code and wear cool t-shirts and figure out stuff.
And just for fun, check out who's got the bragging rights for JVM performance on multi-core servers with Intel's Nehalem chip: is it IBM's J9 or Sun's HotSpot and the $500 riding who has the best open source credentials.
Another kind of mockery that lives in fable is speed mocking predictability: here's an interesting interview on the Java Real Time System.