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Microsoft vs. Oracle: Which Stock’s Dividend Dominates? – DailyFinance

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Microsoft vs. Oracle: Which Stock's Dividend Dominates?
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... 145 countries around the world. In 2010, Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, which transformed Oracle from software maker into a manufacturer of both software and hardware with a massive online presence, thanks to Sun's Java programming language.

Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 8: Tooling – Java World

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Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 8: Tooling
Java World
Checkstyle is defined on its main web page as "a development tool to help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard." Specifically, Checkstyle provides the ParameterNumber "check" with the description, "Checks the number of ...

Why only Delphi, Java (and VB) for SA schools? – MyBroadband

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Why only Delphi, Java (and VB) for SA schools?
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When the Department of Basic Education (DBE) decided to drop Java as an option for the high school Information Technology (IT) programme, it had only considered Delphi, Java, and Visual Basic as programming language possibilities. This is according to

Comings & Goings: Music and Arts, Peddlers Den, Java Plus – Aurora Beacon News

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Comings & Goings: Music and Arts, Peddlers Den, Java Plus
Aurora Beacon News
Music and Arts is catering to students and their schools at 385 S. Route 59 in Aurora. The full-on music store is stocked with instruments of every kind and all of the accessories necessary to accompany them. “Pretty much anything you need in music, we ...

Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 7: Mutable State – Java World

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Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 7: Mutable State
Java World
I think there are several reasons for this including that it's superfically easy to write mutable state sharing code and mutable shared code does provide ease of access. Some types of mutable data are popular because those types of mutable data have ...

Java forever! 12 keys to Java’s enduring dominance – InfoWorld

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Java forever! 12 keys to Java's enduring dominance
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For some inexplicable reason, Steve Jobs never embraced Java, even when the Mac was largely ignored by everyone except Adobe. Java compatibility could bring in plenty of code, but Apple always treated it as an afterthought. (Yes, iOS smartphones are ...

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Tasmania looks for core eHealth infrastructure replacement – ZDNet

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Tasmania looks for core eHealth infrastructure replacement
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The existing system runs on the Java Composite Application Platform Suite (Java CAPS), which was originally developed by Sun Microsystems and folded into Oracle when purchased in 2010. Oracle subsequently released Java CAPS 6.3 in 2011, but the ...

From Berlin to Bandung: a tale of two conferences – BDlive

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From Berlin to Bandung: a tale of two conferences
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But thankfully the sun did set on the British and other European empires, and the greatest imperialist power — England — would eventually become the "legatee of a declining estate", suffering one of the most spectacular declines of a contemporary ...

Exploring our changing world: National Geographic readers submit thousands of … – Daily Mail

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Exploring our changing world: National Geographic readers submit thousands of ...
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He says, 'It was a magical moment with the sun peaking through the clouds to the west and the storm producing rain and a few lightning bolts as it passed by me.' Brommo Tengger. Bromo Tengger National Park: Nothing changes the landscape like a major ...

Quest system – GameDev.net

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Quest system
GameDev.net
If you were to develop the game with a friend who isn't a java programmer he can still create quests by writing scripts (which are generally less complex). He doesn't need to know how a goblin is spawned in the java code - he simply scripts ...

JavaOne 2013 Roundup: Java 8 is Revolutionary, Java is back – InfoQ.com

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JavaOne 2013 Roundup: Java 8 is Revolutionary, Java is back
InfoQ.com
Java 8 will bring platform unification: code portability, commonality of APIs, common tooling - from SE embedded to server-side development with Java EE. In the future, there will just be one type of Java developer. Other cornerstones in platform ...

[C++ and Java] What codes do you put inside “release()” method? – GameDev.net

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[C++ and Java] What codes do you put inside "release()" method?
GameDev.net
In Java, such functions are usually unnecessary due to garbage collection. However, it may be necessary where your code interacts with a non-managed API, such as a native library for graphics, etc. The idiomatic way is have a dispose() or close(), ...

MSR Issue on 12.1 Enterprise Controllers – Automated Trader (blog)

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MSR Issue on 12.1 Enterprise Controllers
Automated Trader (blog)
We've noticed a problem with MSR initialization and synchronization on Enterprise Controllers that are using Java 7u45. If you're running into the issue, these jobs fail with Java errors. Java 7u45 is bundled with Oracle Solaris 11.1 SRU 12, so if you ...

COFFEE AND DANISH HELL: National ID system cockup forces insecure Java … – Register

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COFFEE AND DANISH HELL: National ID system cockup forces insecure Java ...
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A bungled IT upgrade has downed Denmark's universal NemID login system, forcing people to stay on an insecure version of Java if they want to carry out online banking, check their insurance, or retrieve tax return information. Problems with NemID were ...

Oracle Unleashes the Mother of All Security Patches – E-Commerce Times

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Oracle Unleashes the Mother of All Security Patches
E-Commerce Times
Java -- you can't live with it, you can't live without it. That seems to be the consensus among IT security professionals. Numerous vulnerabilities have been exposed in Java over time, a consequence of "Java's crude beginnings and Sun's and Oracle's ...

Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 5: Method Naming – Java World

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Too Many Parameters in Java Methods, Part 5: Method Naming
Java World
Breaking loose from the limitation of using the same name for all methods and construction methods allows one to be more expressive in code regarding the expected and assumed parameters. The following code listing contains some examples of various ...

Oracle Plugs 51 Java Vulnerabilities – eWeek

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Oracle Plugs 51 Java Vulnerabilities
eWeek
The Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite is being updated with 12 patches, with five of the issues being vulnerabilities that are remotely exploitable without authentication. The size of the overall Oracle October CPU is cause for concern for some ...

Bicycle League homepage makes local editor internet famous. Also, Bike to … – Decaturish.com

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Bicycle League homepage makes local editor internet famous. Also, Bike to ...
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Java Monkey I credit with helping me write these posts. There are also instructions for how you should make your badass entrance. “Sun rises at 7:44 that morning, so show us your best lights as you roll in, and knock that 60 degree chill back with some ...

What’s the best way to learn? – GameDev.net

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What's the best way to learn?
GameDev.net
Anyways, my point is that I'm in grade 10 and wondering what the best way to learn java game programming. I don't really like watching video's because all you have to do is copy code and listen to the same stuff over and over and the youtube videos are ...

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1000 Responses to Java Is Not Dying – Dr. Dobb’s

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1000 Responses to Java Is Not Dying
Dr. Dobb's
Its handling of many of the assets it acquired from Sun, especially open-source projects, did not enhance its reputation with programmers. But for the period that Oracle has had Java under its wing, I believe it has done a better job in advancing the ...