Java has changed dramatically since the previous edition of Effective Java was published shortly after the release of Java 6. Josh Bloch has thoroughly updated Jolt award-winning classic to take full advantage of the latest language and library features. The support in modern Java for multiple paradigms increases the need for specific best-practices advice, and this book delivers.
As 2015 winds down to a close, I reflect on what 2015 brought IT.
Why Grandfather clocks? What links are there between IT and clock movements?
New Mac OS X Means New Tricks...
Wow, who abducted our Windows 10 assumptions and left this smooth running and easy-to-use Operating System in their place?
It's time to consider the foibles of Laptop Life...
And now, let us remember the great advances of a world gone tablet...
I have several types of mobile devices, both low-cost Android tablets and iPads and smartphones of all types and vendors. Maybe you've discovered problems similar to these I list?
Smartphones on sale! Heavily discounted! Get a smartphone free with your dataplan two-year contract! And an order of fries!!
The Cloud is mighty! All Hail the Cloud, The Slayer of PCs!
Windows 8 was envisioned as a desktop OS capable of fighting the consumers' fling with Tablets. Now that the war is against Tablets AND PC's, can Windows 10 draw consumers to it?
Do you have Windows 10? What do you think of it? Is the Desktop metaphor dead? Have you found a machine that is tablet and laptop enough to be fun and productive?