Embarcadero Technologies has released the latest update to JBuilder Java IDE. Built on the latest Eclipse framework, JBuilder 2008 R2 claims to boost developer productivity, application performance, and code quality with advanced features and updated support for the leading commercial and open source Java EE 5 application servers.
This keynote address was delivered by Dr. Anand Deshpande at the 3rd IndicThreads.com Conference On Java Technology. Dr. Deshpande points out how Java developers often rely solely on the JVM and develop applications without an understanding of the context in which the application would run. In this session he touches on various technologies and developments that a Java developers needs to understand so as to develop Java programs best suited for a particular context.
IndicThreads ran an article some years ago about the kind of job interview questions that were faced by Java developers. The software industry has kept growing and software developers continue to be in great demand. So here is a compilation of important questions & answers from the earlier article as well as new ones on Java SE and Java EE. In between then and now, Java has changed and has come out with newer versions and more features (complexities?). So have changed the questions. The Java developer is today tested on web2.0, ajax frameworks, soa, and so on. We don’t have all the questions yet and will keep updating this piece. If you would like to share interview question & answers, please add your comment along with your name, the role you play and company name.
Few years back, a lot of developers were tending to hear about Python than about Ruby, so a lot of them shifted to Python. Now, Its likely to have heard about Ruby, especially Java enthusiasts seems to have a love-hate relationship with Ruby and ROR. While there are some who feel it’s over hyped, there are others who feel that Rails is the coolest web application. So who better to talk about Ruby on Rails than the creator of ROR, David Heinemeier Hansson.
In this interview David talks about the growth of Rails and its features. He also tells us why Rails is relevant to Java developers.
Nice to see plenty of comments from Python language lovers on “Marketing Python – An Idea Whose Time Has Come“. Very rightly said by John, We need more Py-users spread the faith in Python, If we want to see the growth in Python users, we need to market the language, Lets see what can be done to attract the developers towards Python Language.