Top stories: July 4-8, 2011
Why Java matters, inside Node.js, predicting Android's ubiquity
Here’s a look at the top stories published across O’Reilly sites this week.
Seven reasons you should use Java again
To mark the launch of Java 7, here’s seven reasons why Java is worth your time and worth another look.
What is Node.js?
3 Android predictions: In your home, in your clothes, in your car
“Learning Android” author Marko Gargenta believes Android will soon be a fixture in our homes, in our clothes and in our vehicles. Here he explains why and how this will happen.
Into the wild and back again
Burnt out from years of school and tech work, Ryo Chijiiwa quit his job and moved off the grid. In this interview, Chijiiwa talks about how solitude and time in the wilderness has changed his perspective on work and life.
The MIT Civic Media conference and 2011 Knight News Challenge winners made it clear that data journalism and data tools will play key roles in the future of media and open government.