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JDK 7 With Danny Coward

 

 

Just recently we had a post about Java versions, and timely SDN has given us a precious insight into JDK 1.7. As Ed Ort candidly speaks to Danny Coward about the venture, Danny reveals few of the new functionalities that will be incorporated in JDK 1.7.

 

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Guest Host/Blogger: Ed Ort, Senior Staff Information Engineer, Sun Microsystems
Guest: Danny Coward, Chief Architect for Client Software at Sun Microsystems
August 20, 2009

 

SDN Quotes:

Learn about some of the new and cool features in the next release of the Java Development Kit, JDK 7. In this Deep Dive, Danny Coward, Chief Architect for Client Software at Sun Microsystems, highlighted some of the significant new features in JDK 7. Some of these features focus on modularizing the JDK, supporting non-Java languages at the VM level, and making developers more productive through various small changes to the Java languages. Danny backed up this discussion with some code examples and demonstrations.

 

Few prominent features of JDK 1.7: Read more…

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MySQL Tips for Java Developers With Mark Matthews.

  

MySQL Server is available as free software under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Its most often the first choice for small scale projects. Even established free software projects which require a full-featured database management system use MySql, such as WordPress, hence establishing the reliability of the server.

Lot of us here have our share of experiences with Java & MySql. Database transactions are always the most expensive processes (in terms of resource consumption) in any industry application. Its beneficial to dish out tips and tricks about database connectivity for any java developer. The following interview throws some more light on this significant subject. Read more…

The Sixth Sense Project – Minority Report Reality Check?

 

How cool can AI get? Or, how real can AI get? As we speak, there are thousands of AI and robotics experiments conducted around the world. But can they be used by you and me in real time? Well, may be. And here’s definetly one worth a try for curious AI freaks, referred to me by one of the co-authors of this blog.

A handy gadget hanging around your neck, displaying all the information you want to know about anything or any person on it or him/her? Check this ‘Sixth Sense’ out.

 

Ted Quotes:

This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some.

 

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Pranav Mistry Quotes:

‘SixthSense’ is a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information.

 

Links:

http://www.pranavmistry.com/projects/sixthsense/