Is JVM smart enough?

I know that JVM will be smarter as the time goes on (optimize code, etc …). But how smarter can it be? Let’s consider some real scenario, that I often see. public static String toJson(final Object …

Eclipse Oxygen JVM Error

I’m just getting back to java, and went and downloaded the latest Eclipse Oxygen. Once it’s all installed, I try to launch and get the following error dialogue. So I went and downloaded Java 8 and …

Java Bytecode Signatures

As part of the compiler for the programming language I am working on, I came across generic signatures in the bytecode, which I am trying to parse and convert to an AST. The parsing algorithm mostly …