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Popularity Index Charts Rise of VB.NET

Microsoft's oft-maligned Visual Basic .NET was the big mover in the December TIOBE index of programming language popularity -- and even TIOBE was surprised.

New IntelliJ IDEA Released with Support for Java 12

The much-anticipated IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 update of the popular development environment comes with a range of new features, bug fixes, and early support for features in the upcoming Java 12.

GitHub: 3 Features Make Programming Languages Popular

GitHub has identified three features that make a programming language popular in 2018.

Apache TomEE 8.0 Reaches First Milestone

The new version is a major update and will be the first to provide support for Java EE 8 and Eclipse Jakarta EE.

One More Reaction to IBM's Acquisition of Red Hat

Gartner analyst Anne Thomas says combining the IBM and Red Hat teams eliminates some conflicts between the two organizations' enterprise Java activities, but she also warns of an almost inevitable decline in the total amount of resources allocated to supporting enterprise Java.

IBM to Acquire Red Hat, a Leading Java Community Contributor

IBM announced on Sunday plans to acquire leading enterprise open source software provider and long-time Java Community Process leader Red Hat in a $34 billion stock deal.

GitHub Report: JavaScript, Java and Python Repeat as Top Languages

No matter how you slice the data, JavaScript, Java and Python rule in the open source world, confirmed the big yearly Octoverse report just published for 2018 by GitHub.

JNBridge Kit Addresses Azure Logic Apps Connector Shortcomings

The new R&D Showcase Kit addresses an ongoing enterprise challenge: interoperability issues between Azure Logic Apps and existing JMS-based messaging infrastructure.

GitHub Adds Security Alerts for Java and .NET

The popular code repository and social coding platform recently acquired by Microsoft launched the feature last year, initially covering JavaScript and Ruby. Python coverage was added earlier this year.

Azul and Microsoft Partner to Provide Java on Azure

Azul Systems and Microsoft announced a new strategic partnership that will allow Java developers on Azure and Azure Stack to build and run production Java applications using the commercially supported edition of Azul's flagship Java runtime, Zulu Enterprise.

Java 11 Is Here: Oracle Releases JDK 11

This release comes with several developer productivity enhancements, along with new support for modern cryptographic and Internet standards, including TLS 1.3 and HTTP/2.

Lightbend Launches Kubernetes Optimized Fast Data Platform

This version of the one-year-old platform has been optimized for Kubernetes cluster deployment.

Oracle Releases New Java Microservices Framework

Oracle on Friday announced the first release of Project Helidon, a new collection of Java Libraries for writing microservices, and officially joined the Eclipse MicroProfile effort.

JDK 11 in Release Candidate Phase

JDK 11, the latest reference implementation of the Java SE Platform, is now in the Release Candidate Phase, and if Oracle's new rapid release cadence holds (as it did between JDK 9 and 10), we should be seeing it move into general availability on or about Sept. 25.

Google Releases Spring Model for Java on Cloud

Google and the Spring Team at Pivotal just announced the general availability of Spring Cloud GCP 1.0, a joint project aiming to make life easier for Java developers building Spring Boot applications that consume GCP services.

TestArchitect Makes Test Automation Simple for Oracle Applications

LogiGear today announced that its flagship test automation solution, TestArchitect, now integrates with, and provides native support for, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and Oracle’s JD Edwards.

Python, Java Top New Programming Language Popularity Rankings

New programming language popularity reports from <I>IEEE Spectrum</I> and TIOBE are out, showing perennial leaders Python and Java holding on to the No. 1 spots in two indices.

Java SE Patches in Latest Oracle's CPU Mark a 12-Month Low

This CPU includes eight new Java SE patches, which is a 75 percent drop from a 30-month high set in July 2017.

Oracle Adds Nashorn Support in Java-Based GraalVM

The GraalVM team at Oracle Labs has announced new support in the polyglot virtual machine for users of the Nashorn JavaScript engine.

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.

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