Java & Eclipse


Apache's Groovy Gets a New Parser

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 Updates Java Extensions for Visual Studio Code

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.

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Oracle Backed by 32 Briefs in Java Copyright Fight with Google

Google has its supporters, too, 26 of whom filed briefs in January.

Oracle Responds to Google's Appeal to the Supreme Court on Java Copyright

"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."

Auto Profiler for Production Java Apps Goes Beta

Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions provider Instana on Tuesday unveiled a new continuous production profiler for Java apps.

Java Compiler CheerpJ Adds Support for WebAssembly Runtime Modules

Leaning Technologies announced the second major release of its CheerpJ Java compiler for the Web this week.

Quarkus Kubernetes-Native Java Framework Now MicroProfile 3.2 Compatible

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.

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Javalin Framework for Kotlin and Java Updated

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 CPU Includes Only 12 Security Patches for Java SE

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.

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AWS CodeGuru Uses ML to Optimize Java Code

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.

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JetBrains Launches 'Space' Dev Team Environment

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.

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Oracle's Goetz Provides Update on State of Java Project Valhalla

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.

Java Closes 2019 as Most Popular Language, Python Still Hot

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.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Edge-Native Working Group

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.

JetBrains Releases Major IntelliJ IDEA Update

Software development toolmaker JetBrains has released a major update of its flagship code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

AWS Cloud Development Kit Adds Support for .NET, Java

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.

Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads

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.

Parasoft Addresses CWE Software Weaknesses

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.

Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Google v. Oracle

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.

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Microsoft Formally Signs Up for OpenJDK Project

Microsoft signed the Oracle Contributor Agreement last week, which means Redmond has officially joined the OpenJDK project.

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