Apache Groovy 3.0, the latest version of the open source, general-purpose programming language for the Java platform, was released in mid-February with a number of new features and capabilities, chief among them a new parser.
Microsoft has released another update of its Java on Visual Studio Code, the package of extensions used by Redmond's lightweight source code editor to support Java coding, testing and debugging.
Google has its supporters, too, 26 of whom filed briefs in January.
"Google has a problem," Oracle stated in its filing. "It committed an egregious act of plagiarism and now needs to rewrite copyright law to justify it. It cannot."
Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions provider Instana on Tuesday unveiled a new continuous production profiler for Java apps.
Leaning Technologies announced the second major release of its CheerpJ Java compiler for the Web this week.
The current version of Quarkus, the Kubernetes-native Java framework Red Hat released last year, is now compatible with the latest version of the Eclipse MicroProfile.
The latest release of Javalin, the lightweight Web framework for Kotlin and Java, is a minor, mostly bug-fix release, but the steady evolution and growing popularity of this open-source project are a kind of validation of this type minimalist framework.
Oracle's first Critical Patch Update (CPU) of 2020, due this week, will include only 12 new security patches for Java Standard Edition (Java SE), just over half the patches published in October 2019.
Unveiled by AWS CEO Andy Jassy, the new CodeGuru service uses models and algorithms built on millions of code reviews Amazon has done in-house over the last 20 years.
JetBrains launched an early-access program for a new integrated team development environment called Space, which combines communication, team and project management, internal blogs, meeting scheduling, and software development processes into a single solution.
Brian Goetz, Oracle's Java language architect, has posted a "State of Valhalla" update to the OpenJDK mailing list on the progress to date on this now five-year-old effort to bring more flexible flattened data types to JVM-based languages and to bring the Java programming model back in line with the performance characteristics of modern hardware.
It's been up, it's been down, but the venerable Java closes out 2019 at the top of the TIOBE Index as December's most popular programming language.
Described as “a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration,” the new Edge Native Working Group was created to drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing.
Software development toolmaker JetBrains has released a major update of its flagship code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.
Amazon Web Services announced that support for .NET and Java is now generally available in the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which uses an infrastructure-as-code approach to help AWS cloud developers model and provision cloud application resources via services such as AWS CloudFormation.
The latest release of Hazelcast's namesake Java-based in-memory data grid (IMDG 4.0) has been optimized for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.
Software testing tools maker Parasoft announced this week that the latest versions of its Jtest, dotTEST, and C/C++ solutions provide coverage of critical vulnerabilities laid out in the newly updated 2019 Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) list.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to decide whether Google should have to pay Oracle billions of dollars for infringing on its copyright of 37 Java APIs Google used in its Android operating system.
Microsoft signed the Oracle Contributor Agreement last week, which means Redmond has officially joined the OpenJDK project.