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using Java 9’s jshell for experimenting

May 13th, 2017 by Jeanne Boyarsky

In Java 8, Oracle introduced the new Nashorn engine and is encouraging the use of jjs. It’s a RPEL (read print evaluate loop) for JavaScript. Since JavaScript can call Java, this allows experimenting with Java APIs like you do in other languages like Python and Ruby. I actively disliked it and even wrote a blog post […]

java 8 jshell mock questions

May 4th, 2016 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I gave a presentation showing how to make mock exam questions. We used Java 9 JShell as the example. The idea was to pick a feature nobody knew much about. We started by picking key points from this blog. Then we made questions. This post is the results. (Edited for formatting, to alphabetize answers, after confirming, […]

using docker on mac to run java 9

May 1st, 2016 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Last week, I was trying to install Java 9 when I messed up my Mac and had to recover using Time Machine. I didn’t have difficulty using the Java 8 preview. Anyway, I realized I should be using a VM for Java 9 so this doesn’t happen again. Conveniently, I was reading a book about Docker on […]