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Your Mom Doesn't Work Here: Cleaning up with Java Memory Management

For large-scale Java applications, understanding memory-related options might mean the difference between a wonderful user experience and recurring system slow downs. This article offers insight into the workings of Java memory management and shows how it cleans up after programmers, recovering memory associated with objects that are no longer being used.

Alan Berg's picture Alan Berg
What's the Buzz

Need information but don’t have time to wade through bookracks looking for that perfect reference? The Books Guide can help. Get the scoop from members on three books that can keep you up to date on the latest issues.

StickyMinds Editorial's picture StickyMinds Editorial
A Look at the Build Tool Ant

Tool selection is an important choice in the development process. For any project that relies heavily on Java technology, Ant is a valuable tool for the build process. It is portable, packed with features, and is open source. Moreover, since it is easily extensible, a growing number of additional tasks are available on the Internet.

Greg Kubaczkowski's picture Greg Kubaczkowski

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