Yes, it’s been a while, I’ve been busy and I’m the only curator of this content:
- Courtesy of The Introduction of Java Memory Leaks, Javosize, the “free next generation java profiler” — and a commercial product, Plumbr (with a free trial available.)
Optional.isEmpty()… – a fascinating email from Dalibor Topic. Great and funny reading.
- Courtesy of selckin, Stephen Colebourne has a series on the Java Platform Module System.
- More on Java 9, not much of it complimentary yet: Critical Deficiencies in Jigsaw.
- Our friends at ZeroTurnaround (builders of JRebel) offered a Maven cheatsheet — oddly enough, it uses a really verbose way to set the Maven build version to 1.8, but it’s good.
… and just because I have a weird sense of humor:
randomUser> This code would run really well if it didn't keep waiting for the PRNG to determine the sign of a random number.