Greenfoot Visual and Interactive Java IDE

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Greenfoot is a free Java learning and teaching application for Windows, MacOS and Linux. It is a visual and interactive IDE and using Greenfoot you can build games, simulations, and great graphical programs. It comes with project management, auto-completion, syntax highlighting, and more. You can also share and publish your work both online and offline.

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How to Create, Compile and Run Java Program on Linux Mint

  • Post last modified:October 3, 2016
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First install the required your favorite JDK on your computer such as Oracle Java, OpenJDK or IBM Java. If you don’t have any, please follow the below below link to install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint.

In this tutorial we are going to work manually with Java programming without the use of an IDE.

Open Terminal. To open terminal click the Main Linux Mint Menu, then go to system tools and select Terminal or type terminal in the search field or click the Terminal icon in taskbar.

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How to install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint

  • Post last modified:September 30, 2016
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Linux mint 18 mate comes with open JDk 8 by default. Open JDK and Oracle JDK both have almost the same code of the classes in the Java API. But OpenJDK tends to use open libraries and Oracle JDK tends to use closed ones. And if you want to install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint, please follow the below steps.

Install Oracle JDK 8 on Linux Mint 18

Go to Oracle JDK8 download page. And download the latest linux jdk in .tar.gz format.
Here its (32 bit) jdk-8u102-linux-i586.tar.gz

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Note:change the JDK version in the command according to your jdk version.

Copy your JDK .tar.gz file to your Desktop.

Open Terminal. To open terminal click the Main Linux Mint Menu, then go to system tools and select Terminal or type terminal in the search field or click the Terminal icon in taskbar.

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Kotlin 1.0 Pragmatic Language for JVM and Android Released

Kotlin is a Open Source pragmatic programming language for JVM and Android from jetbrains. It works on server-side applications, mobile applications (Android), desktop applications. It works with IntelliJ IDEA, Android Studio and Eclipse, Maven, Gradle and Ant,Spring Boot,GitHub, Slack and Minecraft.Kotlin has been interoperability and seamless support for mixed Java+Kotlin projects.

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How to install Netbeans IDE on ubuntu 15.10

  • Post last modified:January 25, 2016
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To install Netbeans IDE on ubuntu 15.10

NOTE: JDK 7, JDK 8 or later versions are required for installing and running the Java SE, Java EE and All NetBeans 8.1 Bundles.

To install JDK 8 on ubuntu click here

1.Go to Netbeans download page and download the netbeans Linux (x86/x64)  .sh installer file (here its netbeans-8.1-linux.sh).

2.Copy your Netbeans installer file to your Desktop.

3.Open Terminal.To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field.And click Terminal.

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Java SE 8 Released

Java SE 8 is now available for download.What’s new in this version?

Lambda Expressions.
Method references provide easy-to-read lambda expressions for methods that already have a name.
Default methods enable new functionality to be added to the interfaces of libraries and ensure binary compatibility with code written for older versions of those interfaces.
Repeating Annotations
Type Annotations
Improved type inference.
Method parameter reflection.
The JDBC-ODBC Bridge has been removed.
JDBC 4.2 introduces new features.
JDK 8 includes Java DB 10.10.
DK 8 includes Java Mission Control 5.3.
Enhanced text support including bi-directional text and complex text scripts such as Thai and Hindi in controls, and multi-line, multi-style text in text nodes.
Support for Kerberos 5 Protocol Transition and Constrained Delegation.
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Opera Mini 8 for Java and BlackBerry released

Opera Mini 8 for Java and BlackBerry is now available for download. What’s new in this release?

The fresh new look
improved Speed Dial start page with redesigned tiles.
Night mode – dims the effects of an ouch-that’s-bright screen.
Improved savings reports
Private mode – don’t save information once the open tab is closed

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Java SE 7 Update 7 Released

Java SE 7 update 7 is now available for download.This release fixes latest Java vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild right now.

This Security Alert addresses security issues CVE-2012-4681 (US-CERT Alert TA12-240A) and two other vulnerabilities affecting Java running in web browsers on desktops.
These vulnerabilities are not applicable to Java running on servers or standalone Java desktop applications and Oracle server-based software.

These vulnerabilities may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. To be successfully exploited, an unsuspecting user running an affected release in a browser will need to visit a malicious web page that leverages this vulnerability. Successful exploits can impact the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the user’s system.

security-in-depth fix in the AWT subcomponent of the Java Runtime Environment.
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