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Create the Future with Java 8 – Live Launch Webcast!

Register now for the live Java 8 launch webcast on March 25. Learn how Java 8 will help you boost productivity and performance, maximize your application flexibility and implement new Internet of Things services. Starting today, engage with the Java Architects and ask them questions on Twitter using #Java8QA.

—Yolande Poirier, The Oracle Technology Network Team



Java 8 Release

Java 8 SE and Java 8 ME Embedded releases are available on March 18th, 2014, check out now for all things Java 8.

JavaOne 2014 Call for Papers Now Open!

The call for papers is now open until April 15th. Don't miss this opportunity to present, share and discuss your own talks at JavaOne. You will receive a complimentary pass with your accepted talk.

New IoT Developer Challenge

Submit a Java Embedded and IoT application for a chance to win a trip to JavaOne for you and two members of your team. Winning students will receive laptops and certification vouchers.

NetBeans IDE 8.0 Release Candidate

NetBeans 8.0 is a step closer to final release. Download the release candidate and try out the latest editors and tools for Java 8, Raspberry Pi, AngularJS and more.

Free Oracle Java Embedded MOOC

The Oracle Massive Open Online Course: Develop Java Embedded Applications Using a Raspberry Pi is open for enrollment. The course starts March 31st.

Java 8 and Adopt OpenJDK

Learn about Java 8 by using and testing it early. Cloudbees offers free Adopt OpenJDK instances to build and test projects on Java 8.

Pay Less for Java-Related Books!

35% discount on a list of Java 8 books from Apress. This special discount is for newsletter subscribers. Just use the code ORST3.

Internet of Things (IoT) Projects

Developers, hobbists, and top experts are sharing their IoT ideas, code and projects with the entire developer community. Check it out!

Survey: Java EE 8 Final Survey

The final survey is now open, let us know your priorities among the most frequently requested features. It will take you less than 10 minutes.



Java 8 Launch Webcast Online, March 25, 2014. Join this live webcast and learn how developers like you can take advantage of the new Java 8 features. Also on that day is the Java 8 virtual hangout with Stephen Chin.

EclipseCon 2014 - Java 8 Day San Francisco, March 18, 2014. Attend a full day of Java 8 sessions and meet the top Oracle Java technical experts and architects. Don't miss it, register today!

Nighthacking Tour Live streaming events, ongoing in March. Java Evangelist Stephen Chin will tour Europe and interview Java developers. Follow him @_nighthacking, check his schedule, meet him at live events, be interviewed, watch interviews online at

Javaland Phantasia, Germany, March 25-26, 2014. The iJUG, an association of over 12 German-speaking JUGs is organizing this new conference, focusing on everything Java.

Oracle Cloud World Moscow, Russia, April 8th. Attend Oracle CloudWorld in a city near you to explore new business strategies and practices.

Virtual Developer Conference: Creating a Foundation for Cloud Applications using Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Coherence. Online event, on demand, 2014 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. PT / 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. BRST. This virtual developer day contentl guides you through tooling updates and best practices around developing applications with WebLogic and Coherence as target platforms. We also explore advances in how you can manage your build, deploy and ongoing management processes to streamline your application's life cycle.



Developing Java EE Applications with Maven and WebLogic 12c Senior application engineer Zemian Deng describes how to set up and populate a local repository.

Using Socket.IO with the Java API for WebSocket Socket.IO is a library used with Node.js. Java evangelist Reza Rahman explains how to use it with Java API for WebSocket.

10 Reasons Why Java Rocks More Than Ever: Part 10 – Maturity With Innovation ZeroTurnaround senior developer Geert Bevin finished his series by explaining the advantages of mature software.

Java + EE Basic Training Java Champion and Java EE expert Yakov Fain presents a free online series for beginners with Java EE.

5 Java Formatting Options in NetBeans You Probably Missed There's always something new to discover in NetBeans. Long-time user Mark Stephens writes about five Java formatting options he now uses in the IDE.

Managing Multiple Java Versions In this post, system administrators will learn how to manage updates on client systems and maintain compatibility with specific applications. It is for administrators who use Rich Internet Applications (Applet & Web Start).

Food for Tests: JDK 7u60 Build & JDK 8 Build 129 In this blog, Dalibor Topic gives resources and tips on how to test those two builds.

JSON Streaming With JAX-RS 2.0 Java Champion Adam Bien explains how to stream content with JAX-RS 2.0.

8 Cool Things about Java Streams Developer Danno Ferrin considers that the Java Streams API is a secret weapon to increase code readability and writeability.

Configuring the Raspberry Pi as an Oracle Java Embedded Development Platform Learn how to write Java Embedded applications and how to create circuits and connect them to the Raspberry Pi to sense a change in a switch, light an LED and more! New tutorials are constantly being added to this series.

Java Memory Model Under The Hood Russian developer Gleb Smirnov provides an introduction to the Java memory module and does some digging around OpenJDK sources.

Top Five Features of NetBeans 8 Product Manager Geertjan Wielenga describes why NetBeans 8 is a great tool for Java 8, Java EE, Maven, JavaScript and Html5.

Using NoSQL with ~JPA EclipseLink and Java EE Learn how to use NoSQL via a JPA centric facade using EclipseLink NoSQL, Hibernate OGM, DataNucleus, Kundera, Easy-Cassandra, etc and how to use NoSQL native APIs in Java EE via CDI.

How to Build Your Own $3.2bln Nest Startup Using Java SE Embedded Tech In this series, Java Embedded architect Hinkmond Wong explains how to use Nest thermostat, a Raspberry Pi, some hobby electronic parts and Java SE Embedded to start your own startup.



Video: 10 Minute Java Security Java expert Jim Manico talks about how to secure your Java applications during the NightHacking at JFocus.

Video: Continuous Delivery and Zero Downtime Java expert Axel Fontaine demos how to migrate a live program without interruptions.

Beyond Lambdas In this panel, four Java experts discuss what come next after Java 8 and Lambdas.

NetBeans Podcast: Migration to Java 8 Developers discuss migrating to Java 8 and using AngularJS support in NetBeans IDE. Learn about Quorum, the world's first evidence-oriented programming language.

Video: The Raspberry Pi Java Carputer and Other Wonders Oracle lead Java evangelist Simon Ritter talks about his Raspberry Pi-based Java Carputer IoT project and other topics he will present in two sessions at QCon London 2014.

Video: JPA Model Code Generator for NetBeans IDE This code generator is a new plug-in for NetBeans.

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