Great stuff is Loom-ing on the Horizon for Java

A short look at Project Loom

Almost two years ago now, I was at Oracle Code One in San Francisco. It was there that I first heard about Project Loom, a project that would introduce some kind of new way to do concurreny in Java. At that point, Loom was just a concept, a promise to make concurrency in Java easier. Fast forward to today and Loom has changed quite a bit since that initial presentation. The time to catch up with Project Loom. [Read More]
Loom  Java  JDK 

Limit yourself: NLP in Java without Cloud Solutions

Can Stanford CoreNLP do enough for us?

With the rise of chatbots and other linguistical applications the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) has attracted quite some attention. My experience with NLP thus far has consisted of the following steps: Take a String.class Send it over to an online NLP engine (wit.ai, luis.ai or other friends) Get back the intents/entities Use them in a switch(intent) I know many people have a similar experience because it is so damn easy, but it has always bothered me to be dependent on a remote service. [Read More]