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Hazelcast Adds SQL Support in Latest Upgrade

In-memory computing platform maker has Hazelcast is adding new features and enhancements to its namesake Java-based in-memory data grid, including new support for SQL and Kerberos.

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Java 15 Goes GA as the Language Turns 25

Oracle today announced the general availability release of Java 15 with new functionality, preview features now finalized, incubating features in preview, the continued modernization of the existing code, and a host of bug fixes and the deprecation of outdated functionality.

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First AI-Driven Unit Testing Solution for Java Goes GA

A UK-based startup founded by University of Oxford researchers launches an AI-powered Java unit testing solution, including a free-for-Java-devs Community Edition.

Preview Release of AWS CRT HTTP Client for Java SDK Now Available

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces the preview release of the AWS Common Runtime HTTP Client supported in the AWS SDK for Java 2.0.

C Leads, Java Slips, C++, C# and R Climbing Fast in TIOBE Rankings

The results of the September TIOBE Programming Community index are in, and the C language tops the list again with a slight uptick from August of last year, and Java comes in second with a slip over last year. But three languages--C++, C#, and R--have made some fast gains.

Azure Spring Cloud Service for Java Goes GA

The Azure Spring Cloud, a joint project of Microsoft and VMware, is now generally available for developers of Spring Boot-based Java applications,

Kotlin 1.4 Release Emphasizes Quality, Performance, and Fun

The latest release of the Kotlin programming language, v1.4.0, is now generally available. This release emphasized performance and tooling, and includes the long-awaited SAM (single abstract method) conversions for Kotlin interfaces.

Oracle Unveils Autonomous JSON DB for App Developers

Oracle recently announced the availability of a new JSON-only document database service for its self-driving Autonomous Database platform. The aptly named Autonomous JSON Database was designed to make it easy and cost-effective to build JSON-centric applications.

Red Hat Updates Dev Tools for Kubernetes Across Cloud-Native Toolchain

Red Hat threw a spotlight on a number of updates to several tools in its developer tools portfolio at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2020 Virtual event, underway online this week.

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Hazelcast Simplifies Application Modernization with Event Driven Architectures

The latest release of Hazelcast's Jet event stream processing engine adds new features designed to simplify the integration of an event-driven architecture into brownfield deployments to gain new functionality around real-time and in-memory processing.

Micronaut 2.0 Full-Stack Java Framework Released

Micronaut is a JVM-based, full-stack Java framework developed by the creators of the Grails framework, and designed to provide developers with a polyglot tool for building modular, easily testable JVM applications with the Java, Kotlin, and Groovy languages.

New Open Source PASETO Library Offers JWT Alternative

New Java developer library streamlines use of Platform Agnostic Security Tokens (PASETOs) and provides an alternative to JSON Web Tokens (JWT) to authenticate end users.

GitHub Unveils Public Roadmap

GitHub today launched a new publicly accessible repository designed to allow anyone to look into all of the platform’s upcoming releases.

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Now in Beta

Calling it "the most stable Apache Cassandra in history," the community behind the popular open-source distributed database announced the 4.0 beta release this week.

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Red Hat and GraalVM Community Create "Mandrel" GraalVM Distro

Java community leader Red Hat launches new GraalVM distro.

Java Devs Using Microsoft VS Code: Upgrade to Java 11 Now

Microsoft has issued a "Call for Action" to Java developers using its Visual Studio Code (VS Code) source-code editor to make sure their code runs on Java 11 or above, soon.

Microsoft Collaborating with Red Hat on OpenJDK Port for Windows 10 ARM

As part of the first phase of the in-progress port, Microsoft will push its development work upstream to the OpenJDK project.

Eclipse Jakarta EE 9 Reaches Milestone 1

The Jakarta EE 9 release marks the final transition away from the javax.* namespace (which Oracle refused to give up) to Eclipse's jakarta.*.

Python Edges Out Java in Annual Usage Survey

The Java programming language continued to be the most popular primary programming language among developers during the past 12 months, according to a new survey, but Python topped the list of most used languages overall during that period.

JetBrains Plugs IntelliJ IDEA Into Big Data

Software development toolmaker JetBrains, creator of the Java dev fav IntelliJ IDEA, today unveiled the full public access preview of Big Data Tools, a new plugin designed to allow developers to work with Zeppelin notebooks, Spark applications, and S3 files from within that popular IDE.

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