The WorldWind Explorer was created by Bruce Schubert and is powered by ESA-NASA Web WorldWind which provides the 3D Earth visualization with WMS maps, imagery and terrain. WorldWind is different from a 3D globe like Google Earth because it is not an application. Instead, it is an SDK (software development kit) that software engineers can […]

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JDK 10, the first release produced under the six-month rapid-cadence release model, is now Generally Available. What this also means is that Java 9 is obsolete and oracle will not provide any security updates for version 9. This release includes the following twelve features and many smaller enhancements. Local-Variable Type Inference Consolidate the JDK Forest […]

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To make the Java language remain competitive while maintaining its core values of compatibility, reliability, and thoughtful evolution, the community has adopted the rapid-cadence release model. In short rapid-cadence release model makes java releases more predictable. This is a time-based model with a new feature release every six months, update releases every quarter, and a […]

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In July 2016, Stack Overflow introduced Documentation Beta. Documentation is community-curated, example-focused developer documentation, based on the principles of Stack Overflow. In Stack Overflow Documentation, examples are the star of the show. Anyone can add one, so good topics will eventually have several useful examples. And much like answers on Stack Overflow, the most helpful […]

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