Oracle Charges for Java Updates: Now What?20190214091744

Oracle Charges for Java Updates: Now What?

Dana CraneFebruary 14, 2019, ,
Prior to January 2019, customers paid Oracle for a Java Standard Edition (SE) license plus annual support, and updates were provided for free. Startin...
Java vs Go: The Future of Distributed Computing20171024130145

Java vs Go: The Future of Distributed Computing

Dana CraneOctober 24, 2017, , , , , , , ,
This blog post is a summary of our white paper, “Death of Giants: Why Go Will Replace Java and C”. Download the white paper here. It seems like every ...
Making the Jump to Go: A Guide for Java Developers20170929140535

Making the Jump to Go: A Guide for Java Developers

Mike MackrorySeptember 29, 2017, , , , , ,
If you’re a Java developer like me, chances are you’ve heard rumblings of a trendy new language that came out of Google: Go. And if, like me, you’re a...
Choosing the Right Programming Language for Your Enterprise20170815130453

Choosing the Right Programming Language for Your Enterprise

It’s becoming a common adage that every company is a tech company. As customer expectations have shifted in a “digital-first” world, companies in ever...
ActiveState 2016 Open Source Survey20160929170000

ActiveState 2016 Open Source Survey

We had a tremendous response to our first open source survey and on behalf of ActiveState I’d like to thank the 867 people who gave their time and tho...
Python vs. Java: Duck Typing, Parsing on Whitespace and Other Cool Differences20160126170000

Python vs. Java: Duck Typing, Parsing on Whitespace and Other Cool Differences

Python has a lot to offer Java developers, and the languages are interesting both in their similarities and their differences. In a prior blog, I...