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05.11.2018

October’s 10 biggest Java stories

As usual, it has been a busy and successful month for Java, with lots of new stories hitting the headlines. To help you keep up to date with everything you need to know, we have put together a selection of the ten top stories that you need to know, meaning that all of the important news is in one place.

 

Unified ecosystem from Node.js and JavaScript

On the 4th of last month it was announced that Node.js and JavaScript would join together to form an organisation, which will support both Node and JavaScript communities alike.

 

Python switch-case statements

If you weren’t previously aware of how to implement a switch-case statement then this article will show you how to make the most of this tool in Python.

 

JAX magazine’s latest release

The most recent release from JAX magazine focusses around serverless computing and containers. It discusses how they both work together and compete with each other at the same time, and helps you to decide whether you should stick to what you know, or switch to the new trend.

 

Learn how to convert Java strings to Int

Here, there is a detailed description of how String can be converted to an int data type. There are a number of examples included here for you to look at.

 

The best Javascript IDEs

If you need a new JDE for Javascript at the moment, this article gives you the chance to look at some of the most popular options that are available to you, which includes Atom and Komodo.

 

Red Hat acquired by IBM

Last month, IBM purchased Red Hat for a massive $34 billion. It is thought that this will turn out to be one of the most significant purchases, with a lot of value being added to businesses’ use of cloud technology.

 

SQL tricks to have a go at

If you want to have a little fun with SQL, you may wish to take a look at this article, which shows you ten tricks that you might not already have been aware of.

 

The release of Angular v7

Angular v7 was released just a few weeks ago, and there are many people applauding the release. Not only this, but work has already started on 7.1.0 which is even better news for enthusiasts.

Best IDE for beginners

If you are new to Python, you may be on the lookout for an IDE well suited for you. This article gives you an example, Thonny, that would be a good choice if you are just starting out. This is the case whether you are self-teaching, or whether you are taking part in a training course.

 

Best ways to use JavaFX in the real world

As much as there are many little uses for JavaFX, it is always good to know ways in which it can be useful in the real world. This article gives you plenty of examples of this, in addition to inviting other developers to add their own apps to the blog post.

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