Java & Eclipse

  • Annual Java Developer Survey Focuses on Performance Testing

    RebelLabs, the research and content arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround, has published the findings of its annual Java developer survey, which focused on how performance testing is done by organizations.

  • Azul Launches New Service to Optimize Apache Cassandra

    Java runtime maker Azul Systems Inc. has announced a new consulting service for enterprises facing Java-related "barriers" that affect their deployments of the Apache Cassandra database management system.

  • Pivotal and Cloud Native Java

    On new-wave Java: microservices architecture, container technologies and new ways of writing apps.

  • WebSphere Liberty Now Java EE 7 Compatible

    IBM's WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Liberty profile, v8.5, is now Java EE 7 certified, the company announced this week.

  • Oracle Issues Quarterly CPU, Fixes Zero Day

    Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) comprises 193 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products, including 25 that address Java SE issues.

  • Oracle v. Google: Now the Fair Use Argument for Java APIs

    But what exactly is "fair use," and how do you prove it in court?

  • CloudBees Unveils Jenkins Platform

    CloudBees has announced the availability of its new Jenkins Platform, which combines the company's Jenkins Enterprise and Jenkins Operations Center products into a single platform.

  • EclipseCon Mars Released

    The Eclipse Foundation hit its annual release train deadline of June 24 for the 10th year in a row, with a record synchronized launch of 79 open source projects.

  • New Java Developer Capabilities in the Oracle Cloud Platform

    Among more than 24 new cloud-based services unveiled by Oracle are some new capabilities for Java developers, as well as new support for related languages and frameworks.

  • Oracle 'Completes' Its Cloud Platform

    All applications offered by Oracle are heading for the cloud -- if they're not there already.

  • Oracle Considers G1 Garbage Collector for Java 9

    Oracle Corp. has proposed making the Garbage-First (G1) Collector the default HotSpot garbage collector (GC) in JDK 9 on 32- and 64-bit server configurations, sparking some debate in the Java community on the pros and cons of G1 versus another supported GC: the Concurrent Mark Sweep (CMS) Collector.

  • Red Hat Takes over Stewardship of OpenJDK 7

    The open source solutions provider and longtime Java community leader is stepping in after Oracle Corp. issued its last public security update for Java 7 in April.

  • Study Says Half of Developers Not Ready for Internet of Things

    With the Internet of Things (IoT) rapidly gaining prominence as a key factor in Big Data analytics, a new survey shows that 50 percent of developers don't believe they have the skills or resident technology to deliver on expectations of IoT projects.

  • AWS Cloud Adds Java for Event-Driven Lambda Functions

    Amazon Web Services announced that cloud developers can now use Java for writing Lambda functions, which provide event-driven functionality while taking care of needed compute resources.

  • Spark Gets R Language API

    A new API for the R programming language -- used heavily in Big Data analytics -- heads the list of updates in the new open source Apache Spark 1.4, commercial steward Databricks Inc. announced yesterday.

  • Onno Kluyt on Java at 20

    In a postscript to his series on Java turning 20, John connects with Onno Kluyt, former chair of the of the Java Community Process, to discuss the importance of the open sourcing of the programming language and other topics.

  • MyEclipse Java EE IDE Integrates Tern JavaScript Tool

    Software development tools maker Genuitec has integrated the Tern stand-alone code analysis engine for JavaScript into the latest 2015 update of its MyEclipse Java EE IDE.

  • Corticon Java/.NET Business Rules Management System Updated

    Progress Software released the latest version of its Corticon BRMS. Dubbed the "Corticon Rules Without Limits System," version 5.5 supports the development of business rules for deployment on both Java and Microsoft .NET Framework platforms.

  • Oracle Pushes Java EE 8 Release Date

    Oracle has pushed the target release date of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 to the first half of 2017. Updates of the target dates for the Java Specification Requests "under the Java EE umbrella" reflecting this change are forthcoming, the company said.

  • Oracle v. Google: Solicitor General Sides with Oracle

    News that the Justice Department has urged the Supreme Court not to hear the case came as a shock to some.

  • Java at 20, Part 3: Q&A with JCP's Patrick Curran

    John talks to Patrick Curran, a former Sun Microsystems exec who has served as the chairman of the Java Community Process since 2007, discussing why the programming language thrived and its upcoming challenges.

  • Android Studio Gets C/C++ Functionality

    At its big I/O conference, Google today introduced the Android Studio v1.3 Preview so mobile developers can begin to play with the new features coming in M, the next version of the Android OS.

  • Java SE 8 Available for MIPS

    Imagination Technologies has made the latest version of Java SE 8 available for its MIPS CPU architecture, the company announced.

  • Java at 20 Years, Part 2: Still Top Dog After all these Years

    John talks to Java mavens about why, despite licensing controversies, seemingly endless security challenges and the rise of languages like Node.js, Python, Google Go and JavaScript, Java continues to win so many hearts and minds.

  • Java at 20 Years, Part 1: What’s In a Name?

    The Java guru goes back in time with Kim Polese, who helped shape -- and name -- the nearly ubiquitous programming language at Sun Microsystems 20 years ago.

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