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Oracle and IBM seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

8 monthes ago   |   By InfoWorld

Oracle and Intel are developing a Java API to add first-class vector, or SIMD , support to the platform, which could yield big performance gains. Part of Project Panama , which focuses on interconnecting JVM and native code, the API aims to provide an initial iteration of an incubator module, jdk.incubator.vector , to express vector computations that compile at runtime to optimal hardware instructions on supported CPU architectures. Plans call for support of the Graal compiler. Goals of the project include: To read this article in full,
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Twitter ends support for legacy APIs, causes developer angst

8 monthes ago   |   By ZDnet

Twitter says it'll communicate more effectively with developers and noted that technical and business constraints are ending legacy API support.
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