Does Java license allow other companies to create their own versions of Java language or just implement it accurately? Same question about JVM. I heard about Sun suing Microsoft for changing their ...
Clojure does not perform tail call optimization on its own: when you have a tail recursive function and you want to have it optimized, you have to use the special form recur. Similarly, if you have ...
I've programmed in Java for about 8 years and I know the language quite well as a developer, but my goal is to deepen my knowledge of the internals. I've taken undergraduate courses in PL design, but ...
In the Java world, we often talk about the JVM, and when Java was new it had the supposedly killer feature of "Write Once, Run Anywhere." From the way people talk and write, this seems different from ...
I have been working on the JVM for years and I have very rarely experienced a JVM crash ... that is until approx 6 months ago. Since that I have experienced approximately 5 JVM crashes resulting ...
I think I generally know what the Garbage Collector in Java does, but It's praised a lot, so I thought maybe I'm missing something about it's functionality. What I know is, that the GC takes care of ...