Java & Eclipse


Eclipse IoT Launches Machine to Machine Communication Platform

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of Eclipse OM2M 0.8, a standardized service platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.

Preview of Eclipse Plugin for Kotlin JVM Language Released

JetBrains has announced the alpha release of an Eclipse plugin for its Kotlin open-source, JVM-targeted programming language.

VMware Releases Security Update for Java Flaw

VMware released a security fix for its products affected by a Java RTE flaw last Thursday.

Jelastic Adds Docker, Windows Container Support to Its Java-Based PaaS/IaaS Platform

Jelastic has released a new version of its namesake PaaS/IaaS platform that includes production-ready Docker containers as well as support for Parallels Containers for Windows.

Open Source Compiler for Java to iOS Released

The first stable release (1.0) of the RoboVM ahead-of-time (AOT) compiler and runtime library for Java is now available.

WaveMaker Launches Intra-Enterprise DevPortal

WaveMaker launched a developer portal designed to "foster an API focus in the development of apps that can be repurposed and shared interdepartmentally within the enterprise."

Azul Updates Its Open Source Embedded/IoT Toolset for Java Runtime

Java runtime maker Azul Systems today launched a new version of Zulu Embedded, its build of the OpenJDK aimed at embedded systems, mobile, and IoT developers.

Microsoft SDK Provides App Metrics to Java Devs

Microsoft released the Java SDK for Application Insights to help cloud and Web developers glean insights from Java application health and usage metrics.

jClarity Releases Illuminate APM Tool for Java/JVM

U.K.-based startup jClarity has officially entered the crowded app performance monitoring space with the gold release this week of its flagship product, Illuminate.

Groovy To Join Apache Software Foundation

The project's committers had considered seeking sponsorship from various foundations, but decided today on the ASF.

JDK 8 & JavaFX Updates Released

Oracle released a major update the Java SE Development Kit (JDK 8) this week.

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.

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