Java & Eclipse

  • 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).

  • Proposal to Migrate JDK from Mercurial to Git Gets a JEP

    Mercurial is a free, cross-platform, distributed version-control system (SVM), and current host of the source files and change histories of most JDK projects since 2008. Git is the free, cross-platform, distributed version-control system that is almost certain to become the new home of those repositories

  • Oracle's Summer CPU Fixes 10 Java Security Vulnerabilities

    Oracle's summer Critical Patch Update is expected to contain 322 patches across the company's product line, including 10 security fixes for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).

  • GraalVM v.19.1 Released

    The GraalVM team at Oracle Labs announced the latest release of the GraalVM (version 19.1), a point release that nevertheless comes with some significant fixes and updates for the extension of the JVM designed to run applications written in a range of languages.

  • Rebooting OpenJDK Mobile

    Is it time to "reboot" the OpenJDK Mobile Project, which focused on porting the JDK to iOS, Android, and the now deceased Windows Mobile? Johan Vox, co-founder of Gluon, a Belgium-based mobile solutions, and a Java Champion, thinks so.

  • IBM Completes Historic Red Hat Acquisition

    IBM completed its acquisition of open source solutions provider and long-time Java community leader Red Hat yesterday. The $34 billion deal was Big Blue's largest acquisition to date, and one of the largest tech company acquisitions in history.

  • Compuware Adds Machine Learning DevOps Muscle to Mainframe CI Solution

    Compuware is integrating its machine-learning-driven zAdviser analytics tool with is ISPW mainframe continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) solution.

  • Java 13 Enters Rampdown Phase

    Java 13, the upcoming update of the reference implementation of the Java SE Platform, has entered the Rampdown Phase, which means the overall feature set is frozen and no further JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEPs) will be targeted for this release.

  • Eclipse SimRel-2019-06 Now Available

    The Eclipse Foundation's latest stepped-up simultaneous project release comprises 76 projects, including the latest Eclipse IDE.

  • Zulu Mission Control 7.0 Goes GA

    Azul Systems announced this week the general availability of Zulu Mission Control 7.0, the Java performance management and application profiling tool based on the OpenJDK Mission Control project. The free tool is designed to work with Azul's Zing JVM and its Zulu build of OpenJDK, and it supports both Java SE 8 and 11.

  • Open Source Kotlin Continues to Climb

    Kotlin is continuing its "meteoric" rise in the software development world, with recent research providing new insights into its increasing popularity.

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