I love Java EE. It’s my platform of choice for enterprise applications development. However, I have had a love hate relationship with its standard UI framework JSF, preferring to use Vaadin instead.
After a long period of development, Vaadin Ltd has released version 8 of the Vaadin Java UI framework with a slew of new features. The most notable changes can be found in the data binding API of the framework. Based on Java 8, the latest Vaadin 8 release take advantage of lambda expressions introduced in Java 8 to make data binding much much expressive and easy.
Your next Intel x86 computer with UEFI secure boot… Much has been said of the UEFI and one of its features, the Secure Boot. The launch of windows 8 is near , and the UEFI is just around the corner.