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New Language Features in Java 17 New Language Features in Java 17

As Java 17 is the latest Long Term Support (LTS) version after Java 11, it is opportune to go over the new language features it adds, some of which had been Preview features in intermediate versions.

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Groovy Groovy - Agile Java

Groovy's recent surge in usage (TIOBE index ranking from 26 to 12 between Feb. 2020 and Feb. 2021) could be attributed to the many benefits the language provides. Groovy, like Java, is compiled to JVM (Java Virtual Machine) bytecode. 

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Coffee and Code Sealed Classes in Java 17

Sealed classes are classes that permit only specific classes to extend them, as a result limiting extensibility. Sealed classes provide several benefits such as: additional modularization, could be used to develop internal classes, could be used to develop proprietary software.

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Girl Coding New JVM Features in JDK 11

Java SE 11 is a recent LTS (Long Term Support) version of Java. Java 11 has introduced several other (non-language features), some of which we’ll discuss in this article. 

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Computer with code New JVM and Other Libs Features in Java 15

Each new version of the OpenJDK (Java Developer Kit) includes some language features and some non-language JVM (Java Virtual Machine), core-libs, and other libs-related features. Here, we’ll discuss some of the non-language new features in the upcoming OpenJDK 15.

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Records Records in Java 14 for Concise Data Carriers

In this article, we explore a preview language feature in Java 14 that improves the design of data carriers, making them simple, concise, and agile.

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Pattern Pattern Matching in Java 14 Adds Simplicity

In this article, we discuss a Java feature created to make Java easier, the instanceof operator, which is used to test if an object is a certain type.

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Comparing PHP and JavaScript

PHP and JavaScript are both scripting languages ranked in the top 10 in the TIOBE index. A scripting language is a special-purpose programming language that is used for automating tasks. PHP is designed to be a server-side scripting language, while JavaScript is mainly used for client-side scripting

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