Nashorn Makes JavaScript Shine in Java 8

Based on Mozilla’s Rhino, Nashorn (a German term for Rhinoceros) is a modern JavaScript engine, included in the JDK8. It is developed in the Java programming language and is released with Java 8. It replaces Rhino as Java’s embedded JavaScript engine. Providing a direct integration with pure Java programs, Nashorn is something every Java developer, working on web applications has to learn and understand.   It supports the entire ECMAScript 5.1 specifications adding certain extensions. Owing to its salient features, it gives a performance boost as compared to the previous Rhino implementations. Rhino…Read more …

Self Service BI – Do It Your Self, Your Way

The terminology ‘Business Intelligence (BI)’ is now engraved into enterprises and business operations across the globe. It, no longer, is an individual entity which may or may not be adapted by organizations, who indeed want to turn out successful and aim high.   With BI spreading its wings all around, there are various faces of BI that one can see: Cloud BI, Mobile BI, Self Service BI and there are exemplary BI tools and technologies available in the IT scenario. Focussing on an amalgamation of processes and technologies to extract, store, analyses and…Read more …

A Look At The Synergy Between Liferay And Vaadin

Both these frameworks, Liferay and Vaadin are popular ones in their own respects and have been tried and tested over these years. There are certain similar areas and certain contrasting ones too. But, it is certain that an amalgamation of these two is sure to weave wonders and create magic. But how? Let us have a look.   Liferay is an open source, Java enterprise portal solution and web application platform, which executes on a Java EE server – Tomcat, JBoss etc. It facilitates the development of robust websites and portals. It supports…Read more …

Google Material Design – Simplistic and Closer to Pen and Paper

Google declared the design language Material Design at the Google I/O on June 25, 2014. It is simplistic and closer to pen and paper but unlike the real paper claims that it can expand intelligently. The extensive use of grid based layouts, animations and responsive abilities makes material design a design to look out for.   Android L would be using Material Design in all its User Interfaces as is also used in Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. It is obvious that Google would make enough efforts to convert all the…Read more …

Mobile Application Development With HTML5 Mobile Frameworks

HTML5, the undisputed winner in the race for cross platform development to suit all our devices; iPhones, iPads, Android Phones, Android Tablets and all the desktops; adapts the applications to all sizes. The number of these HTML5 based open source frameworks for mobile application development is increasing every day. The responsive and adaptive designs rolled out by these frameworks are purposeful and unbeatable. When a developer uses the libraries, elements and scripts of these fameworks, the apps developed are more efficient and give better user experiences. The Top 3 Mobile Application Development Frameworks…Read more …
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