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Java theory and practice: All columns

Search result description:Welcome to Java theory and practice, a monthly column by veteran Java
developer Brian Goetz. This column aims to explore that elusive juncture where
design ...

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Java theory and practice: Stick a fork in it, Part 2

Search result description:Mar 4, 2008 ... In the last installment of Java theory and practice, we examined the fork-join
library, which will be added to the java.util.concurrent package in ...

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Java theory and practice: Testing with leverage, Part 1

Search result description:Jun 20, 2006 ... Java theory and practice: Testing with leverage, Part 1. Don't just write tests, write
bug detectors. Back in June 2004, veteran exterminator Brian ...

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Java theory and practice: Anatomy of a flawed microbenchmark

Search result description:Feb 22, 2005 ... In this month's Java theory and practice, columnist Brian Goetz explores why it is
so much harder to measure the performance of Java language ...

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Java theory and practice: Stick a fork in it, Part 1

Search result description:Nov 13, 2007 ... One of the additions to the java.util.concurrent packages coming in Java 7 is a
framework for fork-join style parallel decomposition. The fork-join ...

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Java theory and practice: Dynamic compilation and performance ...

Search result description:Dec 21, 2004 ... In this installment of Java theory and practice, Brian Goetz explores a few of the
many ways in which dynamic compilation can complicate ...

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Java theory and practice: The closures debate

Search result description:Apr 24, 2007 ... In this month's Java theory and practice, Brian Goetz reviews the concepts
involved and provides details on the two competing closures ...

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Java theory and practice: Understanding JTS -- The magic behind ...

Search result description:Apr 1, 2002 ... In Part 1 of this series on transactions, we covered the basics of what transactions
are and why they are critical to building reliable distributed ...

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Java theory and practice: Fixing the Java Memory Model, Part 1

Search result description:Feb 24, 2004 ... In this installment of Java theory and practice, Brian Goetz shows how the
semantics of volatile and final will be strengthened in order to fix the ...

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Java theory and practice: Testing with leverage, Part 3

Search result description:Aug 22, 2006 ... Java theory and practice: Testing with leverage, Part 3. Verifying design
constraints with aspects. The first two installments in this series showed ...

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Java theory and practice: Is that your final answer?

Search result description:The final keyword is often misused -- it is overused when declaring classes and
methods, and underused when declaring instance fields. This month, Java ...

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Java theory and practice: Understanding JTS -- Balancing safety ...

Search result description:May 1, 2002 ... In this final installment of his series on JTS, Brian Goetz looks at the facilities that
J2EE offers for managing transaction demarcation and ...

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Java theory and practice: Managing volatility

Search result description:Jun 19, 2007 ... In this installment of Java theory and practice, Brian Goetz explores some
patterns for using volatile variables correctly and offers some ...

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Java theory and practice: Going wild with generics, Part 1

Search result description:May 6, 2008 ... In this installment of Java theory and practice, veteran Java developer Brian
Goetz deciphers some of the weirder-looking error messages ...

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Java theory and practice: Urban performance legends, revisited

Search result description:Sep 27, 2005 ... In this month's Java theory and practice, Brian Goetz pokes some holes in the oft-
repeated performance myth of slow allocation in JVMs.


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