Java & Eclipse

  • Quarkus 1.0 Kubernetes-Native Java Stack Set for GA

    Red Hat today announced that Quarkus 1.0, the Kubernetes-native Java framework the company introduced in a beta release in March, will become generally available at the end of November.

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    Microsoft Formally Signs Up for OpenJDK Project

    Microsoft signed the Oracle Contributor Agreement last week, which means Redmond has officially joined the OpenJDK project.

  • Exit the Java EE Guardians; Enter the Jakarta EE Ambassadors

    The Java EE Guardians, the all-volunteer organization formed in 2016 to secure the continuing evolution of enterprise Java, is considering a name change -- and not just because "Java EE" has become "Jakarta EE." With the platform now securely evolving under the stewardship of the Eclipse Foundation, the members don't feel they have much to guard these days. In fact, they feel more like ... ambassadors.

  • Google to Supremes: Don't Listen to the Solicitor General

    Google says the Supreme Court should ignore the recent recommendation of the Solicitor General of the United States, which advised the court to refuse to review a 2016 appeals court's rulings that Google infringed on Oracle's copyrights to Java code in its Android mobile operating system.

  • Oracle's Jakarta EE 9 Proposal: Pruned Specs and a Big Bang

    The Eclipse Foundation announced the released the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 specification just over two months ago and we’re already seeing the solidifying outlines of Jakarta EE 9 -- not especially fast by current release-cadence standards, but warp speed when you consider how enterprise Java had languished before the Foundation accepted the stewardship of the platform two years ago.

  • Oracle's Latest CPU Includes 20 Security Patches for Java SE

    Oracle’s latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) provides 219 new security patches across Oracle’s product line, including 20 new patches for Java SE. But none of the Java patches in this CPU earned a CVSS risk score of greater than 6.8 out of 10.0.

  • Justice Department: Say ‘No’ to Google on Java Copyright Petition

    The U.S. Justice Department has urged the Supreme Court to deny Google's latest petition to review rulings that the Alphabet subsidiary infringed on Oracle's copyrights to Java code -- rulings that could cost Google billions.

  • Jakarta EE 8 Compatible WildFly 18 Released

    The latest version of WildFly, the open-source, Java EE 8 and Jakarta EE 8 certified application server originally created by Red Hat's JBoss division, is now available for download. WildFly 18 now runs on JDK 13, adds a range of security upgrades, and is now "better aligned" with the Jakarta EE API projects.

  • Parasoft Uses Java for New AI-Powered UI Testing Solution for Open Source

    Even for development teams with an agile practice, testing, especially testing of a constantly evolving user interface can be a bottleneck if test scripts have to be manually rewritten to account for even trivial changes like the placement of the log-in button.

  • Eclipse Che 7 Strengthens Link Between Java and Kubernetes

    Oracle wrapped up its annual OpenWorld and Code One events in San Francisco on Friday, ending a week filled with of Java- and Cloud-focused announcements from Big O and the 350+ vendors exhibiting at this literally traffic-stopping user conference.

  • Oracle Reviews the Java Rapid Release Cadence: So Far, So Good

    The rapid release cadence has proved to be one of those slap-the-forehead innovations that revivified the process of evolving the Java platform.

  • Java 13 Goes GA

    Oracle this week announced the general availability of the Java Standard Edition 13 Platform (Java SE 13) and its open source reference implementation, the Java Development Kit 13 (JDK 13), at its annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

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    Dart Cracks IEEE Spectrum Programming Language Popularity List

    Programming language popularity lists always include basically the same cast of the usual suspects like Python, Java and so on, but the latest IEEE Spectrum ranking sees newcomer Dart debuting at No. 16.

  • Spring Boot 2.2.M6 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.

  • Eclipse Foundation Releases Jakarta EE 8 Spec

    The Eclipse Foundation today announced the released the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 specification during a live-streamed online event. This is the first enterprise Java spec released by the foundation since it took over the stewardship of the platform two years ago.

  • Q&A: Eclipse Foundation's Milinkovich on the Road to Jakarta EE 8

    The Eclipse Foundation today announced the released the first Jakarta EE specification, almost exactly two years after Oracle declared its intention to transfer the responsibility for enterprise Java to that open source standards organization. John K. Waters talks with the Eclipse Foundation's Milinkovich about the road to the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 release.

  • GraalVM v.19.2 Released with Preview of Java Flight Recorder Support

    The GraalVM 19.2 feature release, announced last week, comes with a number of significant enhancements, including improved profile-guided optimizations, an LLVM toolchain, and preview of new Java Flight Recorder support.

  • Kotlin 1.4 Coming with NPE Optimization

    The Kotlin community released the 1.3.5 update of the language earlier this month, and along with it, plans for the upcoming 1.4 release and an explanation of a potential impact on Java developers.

  • Microsoft Acquires jClarity, Furthers Java Mission

    Microsoft today announced the acquisition of jClarity, a UK-based provider software performance and analytics solutions and a leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.

  • Zing Java Runtime Optimized for Containers and Cloud Deployments

    Azul Systems has released a new version of Zing, its flagship Java runtime, optimized for container and cloud deployments. Zing 19.07 eliminates the requirement for Zing's ZST memory management kernel module, and extends its performance and throughput advantage when executing ad hoc and query-based workloads.

  • Eclipse Foundation Gears Up for Enterprise Java Release with JakartaOne Live Stream

    The Eclipse Foundation is gearing up for the Sept. 10 release of Jakarta EE 8, the first version of the enterprise Java platform under the Foundation's stewardship, with, among other things, a livestream event.

  • Jelastic Extends Support for Java Runtimes

    Jelastic, the Java-focused cloud hosting platform provider, today announced new support for several Java runtimes, including AdoptOpenJDK, Liberica, Zulu, Corretto, OpenJ9 and GraalVM.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7: Final Full Support Update

    This is the final release of the platform with full support, and marks the transition of RHEL 7.7 to Maintenance Support 1, the second of the four phases of the RHEL 10-year lifecycle.

  • Visual Studio Code Gets Java Refactorings, Semantic Selection

    The latest monthly update of VS Code Java functionality includes new refactoring capabilities, support for Semantic Selection (or Smart Selection) and more.

  • Oracle and JetBrains May Join on Java Graphics Pipeline for macOS

    Engineers from Oracle and software development toolmaker JetBrains may be joining forces to create a new, Java-based 2D rendering pipeline for the Mac operating system (macOS).

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