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Is it a mistake to teach Java as a first programming language?

Given its tendency toward verbosity and strict syntax, it might not be the best idea to teach Java as an introductory programming language. Accessible alternatives to Java — like Python — exist and offer rookie programmers a simpler standard upon which to lay their foundation.

Revisions and Immutability

Here’s a brief post. I’m not sure how to start it. It’s one of those “why didn’t I think of tha…

Monitoring Payara Server with JConsole

JConsole is a useful tool for monitoring Java processes. This guide will show you how to monitor Payara as a local process (on the same machine), or a remote process.