Another Zero-Day Exploit Hits Java Again
Oracle has had a busy 2013 so far as it has scrambled to fix dangerous zero-day exploits found in its Java browser plugin. The company will have no rest, however, as security researchers have found more exploits.
Traditional Programming Language Job Trends – February 2013
The winter edition of the job trends are back! Today, we are looking at traditional programming languages, which currently include Java, C++, C#, Objective C, Perl and Visual Basic. After this months job trends are posted, I will be reviewing all of the posts and the languages included. I believe …
Java Still Flawed, New Exploit On Sale For $5,000
Microsoft and Oracle both released patches this week for zero-day exploits found in Internet Explorer 8 and Java. If you still use Internet Explorer 8 or below, you should probably download the fix available via Windows Update. As for Java, you should probably still keep that disabled.
OpenJDK Coming To Android?
It’s no secret that Android apps are built on a customized version of Java. That being said, some Java developers haven’t made the jump to Android because they would have to rewrite their apps. Is there anything they can do?
New Java Exploit Discovered
It’s been quite a hard month for Oracle’s Java. First, back in late August the Java browser plug-in was found to be vulnerable to an exploit that could make all PCs using browsers with the Java plug-in installed open to malware by visiting a malicious website. Thankfully, Oracle didn’t wait …
iOS Development Now Easier For Java Coders
Apple requires that iOS development be done in Objective-C. That single decision has led to Objective-C overtaking C++ in July in programming language rankings. Despite its increased popularity, Java is still more popular. That’s why Google has made a new translator for Java developers to easily translate their code into …
New Zero-Day Exploit Found In Java
Java is in everything. It’s in your browser at this very moment. The Java plug-in that is powering a lot of the Web also features one nasty exploit. The latest zero-day exploit should remain a topic of concern.
Javaone2011- Highlights From The First Day
After 1 keynote, 1 lab, 6 sessions, one plastic lunch and 4 free teeshirts, how am I feeling (other than tired). Well the really good news is that there is a great, upbeat feel to the Java world. After a period of stagnation, there are new developments across the …
Using Finally to Write Clean Code
If you have done anything more than a simple “Hello World” program in java, you know that one of the biggest pains in the neck is dealing with exceptions and error handling. This is done through the try – catch structure. When the program is running and an exception pops …
Using JDBC to Connect to MySQL Part 5
In part 4 of this series, we began creating a class that would handle all of our database needs. We created a constructor and our database Connection object, and are now ready to write the functions to query our database.