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Java vs Python: Which Programming Language Should an Android App Developer Use?

From start to finish, developing a mobile app on Android requires an immense amount of planning, work and testing. But in order to learn how to create an Android app, you’ll first need to learn a compatible programming language to script your app with. Currently, two of the most preferred languages for Android app development are Java and Python. These…
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Discover the Java’s History from the Features side

Before Java emerged as the top programming language, C++ was the real deal and the top dominant language in the industry. By creating Java, the creators wanted to tackle most of the things that C++ offered while getting rid of some of the more tedious tasks that came with the earlier languages. With Java, they reached their goal ! In…
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Generating Microsoft Excel XLSX files in Java

It’s always interesting to be able to generate Microsoft Excel XLSX files in an application to propose reports to users for example. In that tutorial, you are going to learn how to generate Microsoft Excel files in a Java application. For that, we are going to use the great Apache POI API available just there :  Note that you can watch…
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Create your own Blockchain in 30 minutes

The Blockchain is a technological revolution at the heart of the success of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. For some, the Blockchain is a revolution comparable to what the Internet was in its day. In this article, we propose you to create your own Blockchain in 30 minutes by using the Java programming language. It will allow you to better…
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Parse and write JSON data in Java with Gson

Nowadays, JSON is the most widespread format to exchange data on the Web. REST Web Services use it. JSON is lighter than XML and lets to save bandwith when you consume this services. In Java, there is a great library named Gson that makes developers' life easier. Created by Google, Gson is open source and available on GitHub here : …
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The Ultimate Guide to Java 9

After some months of delays, Java 9 is coming ! Java 9 is attended for general availability On September, 2017. In that article, you’re going to discover the major new features of Java 9. Don’t hesitate to leave me some comments if I forgot some important things. Main Features Java Platform Module System – JSR 376 Process API Updates – JEP…
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Create your first JNI Application on Android with the NDK

Like you must know, Java is the default programming language to make applications on Android. However, Java is not always the best solution for making fast apps, especially if you want to make games. A lot of games’ engines are made directly with C/C++. To let developers to make optimized part of codes in C/C++, Google offers the Android Native…
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