Google introduced the beta version of its open-source Jib tool for containerizing Java applications in July 2018 with relatively little fanfare. Two years later, the tool has put on some serious muscle in the form of new features and plug-ins, and quietly become a developer favorite.
Oracle recently announced the availability of a new JSON-only document database service for its self-driving Autonomous Database platform. The aptly named Autonomous JSON Database was designed to make it easy and cost-effective to build JSON-centric applications.
Red Hat threw a spotlight on a number of updates to several tools in its developer tools portfolio at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2020 Virtual event, underway online this week.
The latest release of Hazelcast's Jet event stream processing engine adds new features designed to simplify the integration of an event-driven architecture into brownfield deployments to gain new functionality around real-time and in-memory processing.
Micronaut is a JVM-based, full-stack Java framework developed by the creators of the Grails framework, and designed to provide developers with a polyglot tool for building modular, easily testable JVM applications with the Java, Kotlin, and Groovy languages.
The Prague-based software development toolmaker unveils a flurry of product updates, starting with the latest release of its code-centric Java IDE.
New Java developer library streamlines use of Platform Agnostic Security Tokens (PASETOs) and provides an alternative to JSON Web Tokens (JWT) to authenticate end users.
GitHub today launched a new publicly accessible repository designed to allow anyone to look into all of the platform’s upcoming releases.
Java community leader Red Hat launches new GraalVM distro.
Calling it "the most stable Apache Cassandra in history," the community behind the popular open-source distributed database announced the 4.0 beta release this week.
Oracle's Java Platform Group created a March Madness-style bracket to mark Java's 25th anniversary, substituting JEPs for the college basketball teams and using Twitter polls to determine the winners of the matchups.
Microsoft has issued a "Call for Action" to Java developers using its Visual Studio Code (VS Code) source-code editor to make sure their code runs on Java 11 or above, soon.
Based on the responses of several thousand enterprise developer, the survey provides a fascinating look at the growth of open source enterprise Java, as well as some details on what developer interest in things like microservices and platforms.
The Jakarta EE 9 release marks the final transition away from the javax.* namespace (which Oracle refused to give up) to Eclipse's jakarta.*.
As part of the first phase of the in-progress port, Microsoft will push its development work upstream to the OpenJDK project.
The Java programming language continued to be the most popular primary programming language among developers during the past 12 months, according to a new survey, but Python topped the list of most used languages overall during that period.
Software development toolmaker JetBrains, creator of the Java dev fav IntelliJ IDEA, today unveiled the full public access preview of Big Data Tools, a new plugin designed to allow developers to work with Zeppelin notebooks, Spark applications, and S3 files from within that popular IDE.
John shares the answers to three questions the folks at online course provider Pluralsight put to their Java course authors about Java's 25th anniversary.
Red Hat announced that its Quarkus Kubernetes-native Java framework is now fully supported in Red Hat Runtimes. The move advances Java on Kubernetes, the IBM subsidiary said in a statement, “bridging the gap between traditional Java applications and cloud-native environments.”
Milinkovich talks with ADTmag.com's John K. Waters about the reasons behind the jump across the pond for the organization's headquarters.
The latest version of the Gradle open-source build automation tool, just announced, comes with a number of upgrades, bug fixes, and highly anticipated support for building and testing Java modules.
Microsoft has open sourced the Java language extension it added to SQL Server 2019 last year.
A new project just proposed for consideration on the OpenJDK mailing list would address the "long-term pain points" of Java's slow startup time, slow time to peak performance and large footprint.
The latest Critical Patch Update (CPU) from Oracle, published today, addresses 397 security vulnerabilities across the company's product suite, including 15 patches for Java SE.
John K. Waters talks with Red Hat's Sharples ahead of Java's silver anniversary.
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