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Oracle Offers Java Enhancement Proposals for JDK 9

Oracle has released a set of proposed improvements for JDK 9, called Java Enhancement Proposals, via a process that is meant to provide a way to stimulate discussion and development of new features before they become formal Java Specification Requests submitted to the Java Community Process.

Couchbase Server Integrated with Spring Framework Targets Java Developers

Couchbase this week announced the integration of its Couchbase Server NoSQL document database with the Spring Framework.

Spring Framework 4.1 Adds Major New Features

Pivotal Software Inc. has upgraded version 4.1 of the open source Spring application framework for enterprise Java with new messaging, caching and Web capabilities.

Pivotal Launches Lightweight Java Web Stack

Pivotal Software has assembled a number of its open-source app dev technologies and combined them with its commercial products into a new lightweight Java Web application stack called the Pivotal App Suite.

Oracle's 'Valhalla' Experimental OpenJDK Project Focuses on Generic Types

The project's goals include a major overhaul of Java's generics, a new approach to generic typing, and new support for value types.

Open Source JVM Language Kotlin Reaches Milestone 8

Software development toolmaker JetBrains has announced a new milestone release of Kotlin, the open-source, Java Virtual Machine (JVM)-targeted programming language developed by the company.

Java Devs Get Mac OS X Support in Open Source Zulu

Java developers building applications on the latest Mac operating systems can now add the Zulu JDK to their toolboxes.

Couchbase Releases Second Java SDK 2.0 Developer Preview

The Couchbase Java SDK preview includes both the JMV core package (core-io 0.2) and the Java SDK 2.9 preview 2.

Cloud9's Browser-Based IDEs Gets Major Update

Cloud9's browser-based IDE supports a range of programming languages, including Java, PHP, Python, Ruby and JavaScript.

Oracle Plugs 113 Security Holes, 20 for Java

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released today, included 113 new security vulnerability fixes for hundreds of Oracle products.

No More Java Support for XP, But It Still Works on the OS, Oracle Says

The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.

New Oracle Framework Targets Cross-Platform Mobile Developers

Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.

Luna: The 2014 Eclipse Release Train Features 76 Projects

The Eclipse Foundation today announced the ninth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades known as the Release Train.

Coverity Integrates Kalistick Cloud, Ups Java Support in New Dev Test Platform Release

Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.5 comes with a new cloud-based QA tool, new analysis algorithms focused on Java and C# codebases, and expanded Java Web app security coverage, among other enhancements.

Up To $15,000 in Incentives Offered To Amazon Fire Smartphone Developers

Amazon.com Inc. is offering up to 1.5 million in Amazon Coins to developers who build qualifying apps optimized for the company's new Fire smartphone.

ZeroTurnaround Launches 'Interactive' Java Profiler, XRebel

XRebel 1.0 is designed to allow Java developers to find and fix problems as they code.

Zing Upgrades Runtime for Java with JVM 'Warm Up' Fix, Support for AWS

Azul Systems this week released an update of its Zing runtime for Java that extends production support for new server-grade Amazon Web Services (AWS) instances.

Jelastic Adds Ruby Support to Platform-as-Infrastructure Update

Java/PHP-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Jelastic has wrapped its arms around Ruby developers with the latest release of its evolving "Platform-as-Infrastructure" (PaI) environment.

Apache Spark Big Data Tool Gets Better SQL Support in Major New Release

One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.

Open Source Neo4j Adds Built-In ETL to Java-Based Graph Database

The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.

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