This weekend I gave two talks at BarCamp Rochester (which was very well put together and quite enjoyable) – one on jQuery and a very quick one on the Processing language. I’ve deconstructed my slides into some bullet points here. If you’re not familiar with the language, or what it’s capable of, this should give you a good overview. Processing is a data visualization programming language. It has three components: The Processing language The Processing drawing API The implementation (in Java – can optionally pass the drawing API through to OpenGL).
Weka is a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks. The algorithms can either be applied directly to a dataset or called from your own Java code. Weka contains tools for data pre-processing, classification, regression, clustering, association rules, and visualization. It is also well-suited for developing new machine learning schemes.
Oracle Oracle Technology Network > Java Article Why, Where, and How JavaFX Makes Sense CaptainCasa moved from Swing to JavaFX for front-end infrastructure, explaining that implementing an employee desktop front end with native technology is a valid approach and that JavaFX is a good fit.