Java & Eclipse

  • Eclipse Jakarta EE 9 Release Plan Approved

    The Eclipse Foundation's Jakarta EE Working Group on Thursday announced unanimous approval of a release plan for version 9 of the Eclipse Jakarta EE Platform.

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    Java in 2020: What To Expect, According to the Experts

    Java community leaders and industry watchers share their thoughts about where we've been and where we're going in the coming year.

  • Tech Orgs Urge SCOTUS to Reverse Google v. Oracle on Java Copyright

    A number of small companies and tech organizations joined the Mozilla software community in a friend of the court brief, filed this week, urging the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to reverse a federal circuit court's decision that Google infringed on Oracle's copyrights to Java code in its Android mobile operating system.

  • Oracle's CPU Includes Only 12 Security Patches for Java SE

    Oracle's first Critical Patch Update (CPU) of 2020, due this week, will include only 12 new security patches for Java Standard Edition (Java SE), just over half the patches published in October 2019.

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    Oracle's Goetz Provides Update on State of Java Project Valhalla

    Brian Goetz, Oracle's Java language architect, has posted a "State of Valhalla" update to the OpenJDK mailing list on the progress to date on this now five-year-old effort to bring more flexible flattened data types to JVM-based languages and to bring the Java programming model back in line with the performance characteristics of modern hardware.

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    AWS CodeGuru Uses ML to Optimize Java Code

    Unveiled by AWS CEO Andy Jassy, the new CodeGuru service uses models and algorithms built on millions of code reviews Amazon has done in-house over the last 20 years.

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    JetBrains Launches 'Space' Dev Team Environment

    JetBrains launched an early-access program for a new integrated team development environment called Space, which combines communication, team and project management, internal blogs, meeting scheduling, and software development processes into a single solution.

  • Java Closes 2019 as Most Popular Language, Python Still Hot

    It's been up, it's been down, but the venerable Java closes out 2019 at the top of the TIOBE Index as December's most popular programming language.

  • Eclipse Foundation Launches Edge-Native Working Group

    Described as “a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration,” the new Edge Native Working Group was created to drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing.

  • JetBrains Releases Major IntelliJ IDEA Update

    Software development toolmaker JetBrains has released a major update of its flagship code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

  • AWS Cloud Development Kit Adds Support for .NET, Java

    Amazon Web Services announced that support for .NET and Java is now generally available in the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which uses an infrastructure-as-code approach to help AWS cloud developers model and provision cloud application resources via services such as AWS CloudFormation.

  • Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads

    The latest release of Hazelcast's namesake Java-based in-memory data grid (IMDG 4.0) has been optimized for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.

  • Parasoft Addresses CWE Software Weaknesses

    Software testing tools maker Parasoft announced this week that the latest versions of its Jtest, dotTEST, and C/C++ solutions provide coverage of critical vulnerabilities laid out in the newly updated 2019 Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) list.

  • Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Google v. Oracle

    The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to decide whether Google should have to pay Oracle billions of dollars for infringing on its copyright of 37 Java APIs Google used in its Android operating system.

  • 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.

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