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  • Open Source Analytics Platform Grafana Gets Update

    This week Grafana Labs announced the 6.2 release of its Grafana open source analytics platform, which allows for data from numerous sources and features a wide library of plug-ins and community-created dashboards.

  • Java-Based RPC 'Dubbo' Now a Top-Level Apache Project

    Apache Dubbo, a high-performance, Java-based remote procedure call (RPC) framework originally developed at the Alibaba online marketplace and open sourced in 2011 and open sourced last year, is now a Top Level Project (TLP).

  • Open Liberty 19.0.0.4 Adds Support for JDK12, Reactive Streams

    The latest version of Open Liberty, the open source implementation of Eclipse MicroProfile and enterprise Java from IBM and the foundation of the WebSphere Liberty app server, adds features to support the MicroProfile Reactive Streams Operators 1.0 API, JDK 12, and Oracle Universal Connection Pool.

  • Eclipse Enterprise Survey Shows What Java Devs Want in 2019

    What do enterprise Java developers want the Eclipse Foundation to prioritize as the new shepherd of Jakarta EE? According to the results of the foundation's newly published 2019 Jakarta EE developer survey they want better support for microservices, native integration with the Kubernetes container orchestration platform, and a production-quality reference implementation.

  • Top 5 VS Code Tools for Mobile Development

    The open source Visual Studio Code has become the No. 1 option for many developers, with a vast extension library that effectively turns the lightweight, cross-platform editor into a full-fledged integrated development environment (IDE). Amid an increasing demand for enterprise mobile apps, here's a roundup of some of the best VS Code extensions to meet that demand, based on installations and ratings.

  • Oracle Releases GraalVM Enterprise

    GraalVM Enterprise is the commercial version of the open source, polyglot JVM designed to provide better isolation and greater agility for enterprises in cloud and hybrid environments.

  • Red Fog Stage

    Cisco Embraces Wi-Fi 6, Launches New Products and Resource Center for Devs

    802.11ax, expected to launch later this year, should provide greater speeds, improved latency and greatly improved capacity.

  • Databricks Open Sources Project Aimed at Data Lake Reliability

    Databricks has announced the release of Delta Lake, an open source solution designed to provide "reliability for both batch and streaming data" for data lakes.

  • Mendix Taps React Native for 'True' Low-Code iOS and Android Apps

    In announcing its Spring '19 release, Mendix claims to be the first low-code application development platform vendor in the market to offer true native mobile apps with the model-based visual approach.

  • Oracle Responds to Google's Supreme Court Hail Mary

    In what is sure to be the last chapter in the seemingly unending courtroom drama that is Oracle v. Google, Oracle has responded to Google's hail-Mary request, filed with the Supreme Court in January, to review the appeals court's ruling that the Alphabet subsidiary infringed on Oracle's copyrights over its use of 37 Java APIs in the Android OS.

  • Alibaba Adds to the Growing List of OpenJDK Distros

    China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba, has unveiled its own Java distribution. Based on OpenJDK and Java SE 8, Dragonwell8, currently in preview, is the open source version of the company’s in-house implementation.

  • Silver Pins

    Machine Learning, Dev Positions Dominate Survey of Top U.S. Jobs for 2019

    Indeed.com recently released its list of "Best Jobs in the U.S.: 2019" and machine learning engineer is No. 1 on the list, followed closely by full-stack developer at No. 3.

  • Live Share, IntelliCode Mark Release of Visual Studio 2019

    In launching Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2019 for Mac, Microsoft highlighted the general availability of the collaborative Live Share functionality, along with the option to use AI-driven IntelliCode to smarten up the code-completion functionality of IntelliSense, and much more.

  • Oracle's Georges Saab on the Impact of Faster Java Releases

    John talks to Georges Saab, VP of the Java Platform Group at Oracle and chairperson of the OpenJDK governing board, about the impact of the faster Java release cadence on the developer community and his own team at Oracle.

  • Report: Low-Code Tools Increasingly Support ... Coding

    The low-code dev tooling space -- helping "ordinary business users" crank out apps to meet growing demand amid a shortage of trained developers -- is evolving to support ... more coding, of all things.

  • Open Source Project Fosters Data Teamwork Best Practices

    The Linux Foundation has added a new project to foster and advance best practices for data teamwork, borrowing from the Agile approach to software development.

  • JDK 12 Released

    Oracle today announced the general availability of JDK 12, the latest update of the reference implementation of the Java SE Platform, coming with a number of new features including a preview of Switch Expressions and abortable mixed collections for the Garbage-First (G1) collector.

  • Progress Updates Low-Code-for-Pros Kinvey Platform

    Progress Software has updated its low-code Kinvey platform positioned as a productivity tool for professional developers, unlike competitors that target the non-coder "business user" audience.

  • Hottest GitHub Project Right Now: VS Code in the Browser

    The hottest project on GitHub right now comes from Coder, which recently open sourced its cloud-hosted port of the open source Visual Studio Code editor, providing browser access to one of the most popular programming tools in the world.

  • Q&A with Heather VanCura, Chair of the Java Community Process

    John revisits Heather VanCura, chair of the Java Community Process, to find out how the language and platform standards organization keeps up with all of the unprecedented changes lately in the Java community. Constant communication helps, she says.

  • SAP Builds Its Own Java Distro

    SAP's new SapMachine was created to allow its customers and partners to build and maintain an SAP-supported version of OpenJDK.

  • Low-Code Appian Update Addresses Enterprise Mobility

    Appian last week updated its low-code app development platform, with enterprise mobility one of the key areas of focus.

  • Database Trends Report: SQL Beats NoSQL, MySQL Most Popular

    Good old-fashioned SQL still rules the database roost even though popular offerings in the NoSQL camp are closing the gap, while MySQL is the most popular of the whole bunch in a new report from ScaleGrid.

  • Eclipse MicroProfile 2.2 Continues Alignment with Java EE 8

    The latest release of the Eclipse MicroProfile continues to align itself with Java EE 8 as the foundational programming model for the development of Java microservices. It builds on the last release with numerous updates, additional features and greater functionality for implementing enterprise Java microservices.

  • Q&A with JCache Spec Lead Greg Luck

    Greg Luck is co-spec lead on JSR 107 and the CTO of Hazelcast, which develops, distributes and supports a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), also called Hazelcast.

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