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JavaFX Links of September 2023

This month OpenJDK and OpenJDK 21 got officially released, so links to the new downloads but also to the early access builds of the next one! Here is the overview of the JavaFX LinksOfTheWeek that got published on during September. Core Announcement by GluonHQ: “We’re proud to announce JavaFX 21 GA. Download the SDK/jmods from or get the …

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Web Crawling in Java: A Tale of Classical Threads and Virtual Threads

In today’s fast-paced digital world, web crawling is a cornerstone technology behind search engines, data analysis tools, and various other applications. Java, a language known for its robustness and scalability, offers intriguing ways to implement web crawling. Yet, the thread model you choose can make a world of difference. This article unfolds a compelling narrative around web crawling in Java, …

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C2 Might Be Slowing Down Your Builds

At the JavaForumNord two weeks ago, I had a friendly chat with Karl Heinz Marbaise (Chairman of the Apache Maven Project), where he mentioned that he wanted to start profiling Maven. This sounded interesting, so I started looking into the performance and bottlenecks of Maven. I began by using the Maven build of maven itself as a starting point (excluding …

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