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Neo4j Announces GA of its Next-Gen Graph Database

Graph database pioneer Neo4j announces the general availability of the latest update of its namesake offering this week: Neo4j 5.


GitHub Rolls Out Upgrades for Copilot and Others at GitHub Universe

GitHub made some big product announcements at its annual GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco, including expanded access for business users of its Copilot AI-pair programming tool.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code for Java Now Supports Virtual Threads

The October update of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code for Java comes with updates in the code editing and debugging experience, thanks to the Java 19 preview of Virtual Threads in Project Loom.

IntelliJ Gets Azure Cosmos DB Support in Microsoft Java Tooling Update

The latest update of Java on Azure Tooling, announced last week, comes with new support for the Azure Cosmos DB and enhancements to Azure Virtual Machine functionality.

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Oracle Joins the Micronaut Foundation

Oracle has joined the Micronaut Foundation, the not-for-profit organization established to advance innovation and adoption of a popular open-source, JVM-based framework for building microservices and serverless applications.

Fedora 37 Now in Beta

The Fedora Project has announced the beta release of Fedora Linux 37, the latest version of the free and open source Fedora Linux operating system.

White House Calls for 'Attestations' of Secure Practices from Third-Party Software Providers

White House publishes guidelines requiring government agencies to obtain formal assurances from third-party software providers that they are following secure software development practices.

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VMware Offers Sneak Peek at Tanzu App Platform

VMware made a slew of announcements at this week's VMware Explore conference that included some developer-focused news around its Tanzu Application Platform, as well as some key enhancements to its Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations portfolio.

Microsoft Updates Java in VS Code with Spring Functionality, Debugging

Microsoft's Java in Visual Studio Code has been updated with new features for the Spring Framework, as well as improvements for build tools and debugging.

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Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ Now Supports Kubernetes

Microsoft's Java team has introduced new support in the Java on Azure Tooling package for Azure Kubernetes Service in the IntelliJ toolkit, along with new support of Azure VMs.

Microsoft's New Dev Box Service Lets Developers Create 'Workstations in the Cloud'

Microsoft made the preview of its new Dev Box workstation-in-the-cloud service available to the public this week. The new service is designed to llow developers to create "on-demand, high-performance, secure, ready-to-code, project-specific workstations in the cloud," the company said.

F5 Unveils NGINX Management Suite

The company behind the popular NGINX open-source web server launches a new traffic management and security solution designed to deliver better control over fleets of NGINX instances.

Contrast Security Adds SCA in Free CodeSec Tool

App security tools provider Contrast Security adds software composition analysis capabilities to its free in CodeSec "developer-first" scanner.

Checkmarx and Seemplicity Join Forces to Simplify the Find-to-Fix Lifecycle

Application security testing company Checkmarx and cybersecurity workflow and productivity startup Seemplicity today announced a new partnership aimed at simplifying the "find-to-fix" lifecycle and accelerating the time to remediation of vulnerabilities found throughout the software development lifecycle .

Microsoft Announces Built-in Support for Lombok in VS Code for Java

The latest update to Microsoft's popular Visual Studio Code for Java includes new built-in support for the Lombok Java library tool, as well as some fundamental user experience improvements.

New Getting Started Experience for Azure Java Tooling on IntelliJ

The team behind Microsoft's Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ, available in the JetBrains Marketplace, announced a new "getting started" experience that promises to get devs ups and running with their first deployment within a few minutes.


FOSS Advocate Group Says Open Source Devs Should 'Give Up' GitHub

Software Freedom Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that provides support and legal services for free and open-source software (FOSS) projects, has quit GitHub, and says its community should do that same.

Microsoft Releases Java on VS Code Spring Boot App Dev Extension Pack

Microsoft announces the availability of VS Code Spring Boot Application Development Extension Pack, available now in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace.

Microsoft Updates Azure Toolkit for Java IntelliJ IDE

Microsoft announces an update to it's Java on Azure Tooling that introduces a new application-centric view for the Azure toolkit for the popular IntelliJ IDE.

Eclipse Foundation and the Adoptium Working Group Launch the Adoptium Marketplace

The Eclipse Foundation and the Adoptium Working Group announce The Adoptium Marketplace, a new marketplace for Java SE TCK-certified and AQAvit quality-tested binaries.