Peggy Fisher

Posts by Peggy Fisher

  • What's the difference between Java 8 and Java 9, which is coming out in July.

    What You Can Expect From Java 9 (Coming in July)

    March 20, 2017

    Are you ready for Java 9? Well, it is just about here! The general release of Java 9 is scheduled for July 7, 2017.   As a Java developer, it is always important to get a good understanding of what new features are being added, what is changing, what is no longer supported (also called deprecated).  To help get ready for this transition, I wanted to share my...

  • There are a variety of Java platforms to pick from, namely SE, ME and EE. Which one you pick depends on your needs.

    How to Decide What Java Platform to Use: SE, EE or ME

    January 19, 2017

    If you are like me, it was a little overwhelming when I wanted to download Java so I could start doing some programming.  When you go to the Oracle download site, you see so many options, and there doesn’t seem to be an easy way to find out which one you should choose: I remember thinking, “Do I need all of these? Or just one, and if so, which one". Needless to...

  • These three techniques will make you more efficient in NetBeans.

    Want to Code Faster in NetBeans? Use These 3 Hacks

    December 15, 2016

    For those of you not familiar with NetBeans, it is a popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used by programmers to write code in Java (as well as a few other languages, such as Scala). If you use it often, like many coders do, it quickly becomes about efficiency. How do I code faster in NetBeans? What hacks out there can I use to get more done? This...