JCache Won't Be Finished In Time For Java EE 7
Friend of Javalobby, Reza Rahman, had to break the news today that the JCache JSR will not make it into EE 7. He wanted to let us know that the other JSRs like WebSocket, JMS 2, JAX-RS 2, JSON-P, JavaBatch will make it.
The UK Also Says Programming Languages Are Uncopyrightable
Following the example of the EU, the UK high courts decided today that programming languages are uncopyrightable. Along with the Google victory in the Android vs. Oracle trial, this is good news for Europe and the US.
Twitter's "Flight" Web Framework Takes Flight
Twitter released another open source project today. This time, it's a whole web framework, which has garnered more attention then their usual stream of open source releases. Twitter says they made the framework easy to use and with features like functional mixins and strong separation of concerns.
We're gonna rolllll it....
H-1B Visa Cap Hike: What Will Happen?
This article explores the recent history of the USA's immigration reforms and the potential effects of the Visa cap expansion that's being proposed in the Senate.
PHP Isn't Going Anywhere
A recent report by Netcraft shows that despite its flaws, PHP continues to grow and engulf the web.
Silicon Valley Documentary
PBS is doing a documentary called about Silicon Valley before "the startup" and it's rise to prominence. I'll have to watch this one.
Wired shared a series of mostly funny programmer t-shirts. I didn't think they were "the greatest" though. I'm actually more interested in these awesome t-shirts from the show "The IT Crowd"