Java & Eclipse


Google Simplifies Java Containerization with New Tool

The new tool, called Jib, is a fast and simple container image builder that consolidates all the steps involved in packaging an app into a container image, and allows developers to build containers using familiar Java tools.

Most Kotlin Devs Are Java Jocks, Survey Finds

Pusher, a UK-based maker of communication and collaboration APIs, has released the results of a new developer survey, which found that most Kotlin developers come from a Java background and/or also work with Java.

IBM Doubles Down on Enterprise Java with WebSphere Liberty

With the release last week of WebSphere Liberty 18.0.0.2, the latest version if its Java application server, IBM became the first commercial vender to provide a certified Java EE 8 runtime.

Eclipse Photon Release Train Marks the End of an Era

It includes support for building, debugging, running and packaging Rust applications; C# editing and debug capabilities; support for building Java 10- and Java EE 8-based applications out of the box; and some new dark theme improvements.

Oracle Announces Java SE Subscription Service

The service "removes enterprise boardroom concerns around mission critical, timely, software performance, stability and security updates," the company said.

Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 Now Available

NetBeans 9.0 RC1 comprises all the modules in the Apache NetBeans Git repository, which together constitute the NetBeans Platform, along with all the modules that provide the Java SE-related features of Apache NetBeans.

Java Still Most Popular Primary Language, Report Finds

The Java programming language continues to be the most popular primary programming language, a new report found, while JavaScript lead the "most used programming language overall" category, and the Go programming language earned "most promising programming language."

Removing Serialization from Java Is a 'Long-Term Goal' at Oracle

Oracle's chief architect says his company intends to remove serialization from Java -- eventually.

New JCP Executive Committee Member, Alibaba, Takes Office

The newest member of the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee (EC), Alibaba, took office on May 24.

Java-Based Cloud Provider Jelastic Adds Cloud Security Features

Cloud hosting platform provider Jelastic has released a new version of Jelastic Shield, with which the company adds a number of security enhancements to its evolving PaaS/IaaS platform.

Open Liberty Using Hazelcast IMDG based on JCache

Open Liberty, the open-source implementation of Eclipse MicroProfile and Java EE from IBM, and the foundation of the WebSphere Liberty app server, is adopting Hazelcast’s in-memory data grid (IMDG) as its preferred caching provider, the two companies announced.

JNBridgePro 9.0 Supports Java 10, Adds Multiple Proxy DLLs

JNBridge this week released a new version of its flagship product, JNBridge Pro 9.0, which supports Java 10 and adds multiple proxy DLLs to enable "a more natural development style."

Visual Studio Code Taps Java-Based Jetty Web Server

Microsoft announced a new extension for its Visual Studio Code editor that supports Jetty for Java.

IoT Dev Survey Names AWS Top Cloud Service, Java No. 1 Language

The Amazon Web Services cloud is No. 1 among Internet of Things developers, who prefer to work with Java, says a new survey backed by the Eclipse Foundation.

JavaOne Replaced by Oracle Code One

Oracle is billing the change as "an expansion of tracks to include more languages, technologies and developer communities," and plans to include talks on such languages as Go, Rust, Python, JavaScript and R.

Survey Says: Enterprise Java Jocks Want Cloud-Native, Microservices and Fast Innovation for Jakarta

Designed to help guide the Eclipse Foundation as it prepares to take on the responsibility for the future development of enterprise Java, the worldwide survey reached out to 1,800 Java developers in March.

What's New in Programming Language Popularity: Python vs. Java

New programming language popularity reports are out for April 2018, with one index showing Python on track to upstage perennial No. 1 Java and another showing Perl is "having a hard time."

Lightbend Joins Eclipse Foundation to Support Jakarta EE

Lightbend, the company behind the Scala language and developer of the Reactive Platform, has joined the Eclipse Foundation because, the company said, it is the new home of enterprise Java.

Google Loses Appeal, Could Owe Oracle Billions in Java API Copyright Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent the case back to a judge in San Francisco for a trial to decide how much the search engine giant will have to pay. Oracle originally sought $9 billion in damages.

Spring Boot 2.0 Released

Spring Boot is a rapid application development framework designed to simplify the development of stand-alone, production-grade, Spring-framework-based apps that run with little Spring configuration.

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