Java & Eclipse


Eclipse Foundation Reaches Out with Bug Fix Contest

Ahead of its 2015 "Mars" release train, the organization is reaching out to its community with a bug fix contest.

Scala.js 0.6.0 Released: 'No Longer Experimental'

Scala.js, the open-source Scala to JavaScript compiler, is no longer "experimental," say the project's maintainers.

JET Update Amps Garbage Collection

Excelsior has shipped an updated version of its flagship Java optimizer and native code generator, called JET ("Just Enough Time").

Spring Boot 1.2.1 Released

Spring Boot 1.2.1 is a maintenance update featuring more than 70 bug fixes and a handful of enhancements.

Survey Confirms Apache Spark Traction in Big Data Analytics

Reactive programming company Typesafe today released a survey that confirms the high adoption rate of Apache Spark, an open source Big Data processing framework that improves traditional Hadoop-based analytics.

SDKs Emerge for Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone

Google's ambitious plan to provide cheap, customized smartphones for 6 billion people -- including the 5 billion without one -- is receiving increasing developer support with recent developer conferences and the emergence of SDKs.

Oracle Issues 169 Security Fixes, 19 for Java

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released this week, provided 169 new security vulnerability fixes across Oracle's product lines, including 19 for Java.

Supreme Court Asks for Feds' Input on Oracle v. Google Java Copyright Case

The Supreme Court wants the U.S. government to weigh in on the closely watched Google v. Oracle copyright infringement lawsuit the high court has been asked to review.

Explosive Growth Seen in Connected Devices Development

Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.

JavaScript, Swift Grab Programming Language of the Year Rankings

Ubiquitous JavaScript and newcomer Swift garnered 2014 programming language of the year honors from respective ranking organizations.

Report: IoT Improving Code Quality in Open Source Java Projects

Coverity has just released a new report focused on open-source big data projects and the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the quality of those projects.

Security Vulnerabilities Found in Java Version of Google App Engine

Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.

Android Coding Revamp Continues with Go Upgrade

From traditional coding with Java in the venerable Eclipse IDE, the new normal for Android app development may soon be programming with the young Go language in the brand-new Android Studio.

Google: Android Studio 1.0 Release Replaces Eclipse IDE/Tools Plug-in

For months Google had warned Android developers that the official IDE for programming in Java against its popular mobile OS would eventually become its own Android Studio, supplanting the venerable Eclipse IDE and its Android Developer Tools (ADT) plug-in -- and that day came yesterday.

Mobile App Analytics Gains Developer Spotlight

Besides coding and monetization, a third key component of mobile app success has lately been gaining increasing attention in the development industry: analytics

Oracle Unveils New Java 9 Proposals

Oracle recently announced four new enhancement proposals for Java 9, including a new common logging system for JVM components and a series of control options for finer-grained control of the Hotspot JIT compiler.

Spring Integration Java DSL Goes Live

Pivotal Software and the Spring Community recently announced the general availability release of the Spring Integration Java DSL.

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Enterprise

Red Hat has just released an update of the enterprise edition of its open source OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.

JRebel 6 Release Adds Javeleon Tech 2

Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround has announced the general availability of the first major release of its flagship JRebel Java Virtual Machine (JVM) plugin in two years.

Java Security Containers in the Microsoft Cloud

Waratek Locker is a containerized Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) product that provides security monitoring, policy enforcement and attack blocking from within the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

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