Oracle says it will stop providing commercial support for new versions of the GlassFish application server, though it will continue to deliver updates for the open-source edition.
Open-source business intelligence (BI) vendor Jaspersoft has extended the integration of its reporting and analytics server to include Amazon's Elastic MapReduce service (EMR).
Reactor 2.0 is billed as the first scale-out application server for Apache Hadoop.
Oracle execs say recent moves like this prove the company is much more serious about Java security, but several security analysts still see flaws.
Version 7.4 of the IDE extends the HTML5 support provided in the previous release to Java EE and PHP applications, and becomes the first IDE to provide support for JDK 8 developer preview builds.
Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, expects its recent acquisition of Spray.io to broaden the appeal of the Typesafe Platform to Java developers with "one of the best performing REST/HTTP libraries in the Java ecosystem."
Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.
SOASTA has updated its automated Web application testing solution, CloudTest, with a new Java Module.
"Java is back," Mark Reinhold told attendees at this year's JavaOne conference technical keynote.
The 18th annual JavaOne conference got underway on Sunday in San Francisco.
The presentations covered a range of topics -- including strategic positioning of Java as the best open platform for the Internet of Things -- while maintaining a sharp focus on the critical role Java continues to play in the enterprise.
On Tuesday Oracle announced the latest update of version 7 of the Java Development Kit.
Oracle this week released a preview build of Java Standard Edition 8 for testing by developers.
Java runtime maker Azul Systemsunveiled a new solution for developers of highly-tuned, low-latency Java applications this week.
Java-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider Jelastic last week announced another update of its rapidly evolving Java and PHP cloud hosting platform.
Java may still be getting bad press when it comes to (mostly consumer) security, but it continues to be the world's most popular software development language.
The open source OpenXava project, which recently announced its 4.8 release, is filling a niche among enterprise developers charged with building Web apps fast.
Agitar Technologies this week released an app deployment package for Java teams that aims to support java jocks who want to adopt Agile practices.
Alachisoft recently released a native Java implementation of its in-memory .NET distributed cache, NCache.
Among the improvements in version 1.8.2 is an update of the Google Plugin For Eclipse.