Java & Eclipse


Oracle Appeals Ruling on Google's Fair Use of Java

Oracle filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, seeking to overturn a federal jury's decision that Google's use of Java in its Android OS constituted fair use

Oracle Transfers Ownership of MVC to the Community

After ownership of the Model-View-Controller specification passes to the Java community, long-time contributor Ivar Grimstad will serve as a purely community spec lead for JSR 371, the MVC 1.0 standard.

JDK 9 Is Feature Complete

The final date for the general availability of Java 9 Standard Edition is set for July 27.

Hazelcast's Parallel Streaming Engine Targets Java/Big Data Programmers

In-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast launched a new distributed processing engine for data streams, targeting "the intersect of Big Data programmers and Java programmers."

Oracle Issues First Security Patch of the Year

Near-record Critical Patch Update provides fixes for 270 vulnerabilities across 45 products.

Oracle Delays Plan to Block JAR Files Signed with MD5 until April

When Oracle publishes its next quarterly patch update in April, the company will begin treating JAR files signed with the MD5 hashing algorithm as unsigned.

Oracle Publishes Java EE 8 Community Survey Results

Oracle has published the results of its Java EE Community Survey, in which nearly 1,700 Java users worldwide ranked the importance of 21 component technologies in the company's revised Java EE Roadmap.

MicroProfile Now an Eclipse Project

MicroProfile.io, the independent initiative launched a few months ago to create a baseline platform definition that optimizes enterprise Java for microservices architecture, is now an Eclipse project.

Netflix Hollow: Java Tools for Managing In-Memory Datasets

Netflix has announced a new Java library and toolkit for managing small- to medium-sized in-memory datasets that are disseminated from a single organization to multiple users for read-only access.

JNBridgePro 8.0 Enables Cross-Platform Overrides for Extending Frameworks

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge today released a new version of its flagship product.

Oracle Withdraws 2 Java EE JSRs, May Transfer MVC Spec

Oracle Corp. has notified the Java community officially of its intention to withdraw the Java Specification Requests (JSRs) for the Java EE Management API 2.0 (JSR 373) and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368).

Scala Overhauls Compiler, Aligns with Java 8, in Latest Release

The 2.12 release of Scala, the type-safe programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), comes with a completely overhauled compiler, which allows the language to fully leverage the VM features in Java 8, the Scala team at Lightbend announced.

Java Still Top Language in TIOBE Index

Java continues to command the top spot on the latest TIOBE Programming Community Index, edging C, C++, C#, Python and Visual Basic .NET, in that order.

JetBrains Releases Update of Kotlin for JVM, JavaScript and Android

Kotlin 1.0.5 includes a number of bug fixes and tooling updates from version 1.0, including new support for postfix code completion in the IntelliJ IDEA plugin.

Google Says Final Goodbye to Eclipse IDE for Android Development

Google officially ended support for the Android Developer Tools plug-in that for a time turned Eclipse into the go-to platform for non-iOS mobile coders.

Atlassian's DevOps Strategy

Atlassian doesn't bill itself as a DevOps company, but it finds itself in the middle of the DevOps movement. Here's how it got there.

Neo4j 3.1 Delivers New Clustering Architecture

Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, announced the public beta of a major update of its namesake product.

Eclipse Kapua IoT Project Gets Code from Eurotech and Red Hat

The nascent Eclipse Kapua project got a big boost this week from its chief sponsors, open source solutions provider Red Hat and M2M/IoT platform provider Eurotech.

Q&A: Java 8 Lambdas and the Streaming APIs

App Dev Trends/Live! 360 speaker Michael Remijan shares how these will revolutionize the Java collection process, shows how it will change your code and talks about common misconceptions.

Waratek Adds RASP Plug-In to AppSecurity for Java

Application security tools provider Waratek has released a new version of its AppSecurity for Java platform that automatically modernizes the security capabilities of older Java apps with a simple RASP plug-in.

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