Java & Eclipse


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.

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.

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.

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.

What's New in Android Studio 3.1

Android Studio 3.1 is now stable and available, featuring enhanced Kotlin support, smaller builds, recent IntelliJ platform updates and more.

Java 10 Released, First in the New Faster Cadence

This release, which comes barely six months after the release of Java SE 9 and includes 12 new enhancements, is the first in the new rapid release cadence Oracle announced late last year.

Microsoft Adds JUnit 5 Testing Support, More Java Features to Visual Studio Code

Microsoft's Visual Studio Code team has added initial support for the JUnit 5 testing framework, along with other Java functionality via extensions to the open source, cross-platform code editor.

Jakarta: The Community Reacts to a New Brand with an Old Pedigree

Under the aegis of the Eclipse Foundation, the technology formerly known as Java Enterprise Edition (and Project EE4J) is Jakarta EE. Given the community's reaction -- positive but with lingering disappointments -- this one is probably going to stick.

Oracle Plans to Decouple JavaFX from the JDK

Oracle says it will separate JavaFX from the core JDK distribution beginning with JDK 11, stating that making the technology available as a separate module will make it easier to adopt and will "clear the way for new contributors to engage in the open source OpenJFX community."

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