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Staying up-to-date just got easier! Here’s a curated list of the latest updates in the world of Java: Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, Events and Special Reports.

Oracle offers Java management service

Oracle has introduced an enterprise service to help manage Java runtimes and applications, either on-premises or on any cloud...

Make Java REST development easier with the Jareto library

A small open source library helps with mapping Java exceptions and transporting HTTP metadata...

Java News Roundup - Week of May 31st, 2021

This week's roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, initial work on JDK 18, Project Skara 1.0, JavaFX, MicroProfile GraphQL, Quarkus 2.0...

Lightbend Launches 'Stateful' Serverless Akka Platform

Lightbend, the company behind the Scala JVM language and developer of the Reactive Platform, today unveiled "a unique, first-of-its-kind Platform-as-a-Service...

Survey Says: Enterprises Are Turning to Open Source for IoT and Edge Computing

The Eclipse Foundation has released the results of its "2021 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey," which analyzed responses from hundreds of executives...

KrakenD API Gateway for Microservices Becomes Linux Foundation 'Lura' Project

The team behind the KrakenD stateless, distributed, high-performance API gateway that enables microservices adoption, announced this week that the Linux...

MuleSoft Updates Anypoint DataGraph

Integration and API platform provider MuleSoft has unveiled the next major release of its flagship solution, the Anypoint Platform with DataGraph. With this release, developers will be able to use the Anypoint DataGraph to discover...

New Relic Integrates Pixie Observability Platform for Kubernetes

Software analytics company New Relic is integrating its recently acquired open-source Pixie observability platform for Kubernetes with the New Relic One platform...

Apache Cassandra 4.0: Taming Tail Latencies with Java 16 ZGC

With Apache Cassandra 4.0, you not only get the direct improvements to performance added by the Apache Cassandra committers, you also unlock the ability to take advantage of seven years...

5 best Minecraft Java Edition Modpacks for single-player survival in 2021

In Minecraft, modpacks are downloadable items that players can install to get new items in the game. These are items that players would never have seen in the default vanilla version of the game...

Stack Overflow Sold to Tech Giant Prosus for $1.8 Billion

Prosus NV said it struck a $1.8 billion deal to acquire Stack Overflow, an online community for software developers, in a bet on growing demand...

Java News Roundup - Week of May 24th, 2021

This week's roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, GA releases of Jakarta EE 9.1 and Microsoft Build of OpenJDK...

OpenJDK Discusses Post-SecurityManager Practices

Following the introduction of JEP-411 to deprecate Java’s SecurityManager, several projects have spoken up to discuss the impact and expected...

AceQL Releases Open-Source JDBC-over-HTTP Driver

AceQL recently released their open-source JDBC driver which allows you to query a relational database via HTTP. The driver connects to a middleware...

A Review of the Oracle JDK Build Alternatives

Ever since Oracle, in 2018, split its JDK build licensing into two tiers—commercial, which can be used for free in development and testing...

2021 DevOps Roadmap: 5 Predictions for the New Year

It’s probably an understatement to say that many of us were thrilled to say goodbye to 2020 last week and usher in the new year...

How AI (Reinforcement Learning) Can Help Spring Developers Write Better Java Unit Tests

Overall, Java developers love Spring/Spring Boot because it saves them time and supports their testing experiences...

The state of Java software development in 2021

The recent results from the 9th annual global developer productivity report gives us insights to the current state of Java in 2021. Over 850 Java developers responded to questions about their experience...

How to Keep Up with Technology as a Developer

To keep up with technology as a developer is not easy nowadays. In the cloud era, there are so many technologies to be mastered that we need to be strategic. If you didn’t start working on the cloud...

Minecraft: Java Edition

Mojang Studios isn't taking any breaks, and is already replacing yesterday's Minecraft: Java Edition Pre-Release 3 snapshot with the latest version of the 1.17 Caves and Cliffs Update for Minecraft. Today, Minecraft: Java Edition Caves and Cliffs Update...

Microsoft’s Java build turns GA

The Microsoft Build of OpenJDK is now generally available, providing a no-cost distribution of open source Java that could vie with Oracle’s Java distributions...

Eclipse Jakarta EE 9.1 aligns with Java 11

The Eclipse Foundation’s Jakarta EE working group, which develops the enterprise edition of Java, has published Jakarta EE 9.1 Platform and Web Profile specifications...

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

Always-strict floating point semantics, a foreign function and memory API, and a uniform API for pseudo random number generators are planned...

GraalVM 21.1 Supports JDK 16

Oracle Labs has released GraalVM 21.1 featuring experimental binaries for Java 16. This new release also contains performance improvements...

Java News Roundup - Week of May 17th, 2021

This week's roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, point releases for Helidon, Quarkus, Open Liberty and Hibernate...

Microsoft and IBM Collaborate on WebSphere Java EE App Server Solution

IBM and Microsoft have announced the availability of a jointly developed solution for running the network deployment of IBM's WebSphere Application...

Supreme Court Expands Upon Software Fair Use in Google v. Oracle

On April 5, 2021, after 10 years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court published its decision in the much-watched Google v. Oracle dispute....

Minecraft: Java Edition releases Pre-Release 1 for 'Caves and Cliffs Update,' nearing official launch

It's a monumental moment for players excited for the upcoming Caves and Cliffs Update for Minecraft...

Amazon unleashes AI code reviewer on Java devs, hopes to eliminate ‘most expensive’ lines of code

Amazon has made its machine learning-backed code reviewing tool CodeGuru generally available...

Need to migrate legacy business logic to cloud-native? Here’s how

Translating legacy code to a modern language is only part of the answer. Transitioning to cloud-native architectures is the greater challenge.

Azul Expands Product Portfolio

New Azul Platform comprises three commercial product offerings to deliver the most complete, dependable, secure and performant builds of OpenJDK...

Why Is Java The Most Preferred

If you are wondering whether Java can be used for Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning or not, then many Java enthusiasts in one voice will say YES...

ADA Comes Up With A List of Top React Native Developers

Here’s a chance to cash upon highly performant native applications with a new listing of the best React Native App Development Companies!..

Build a Java application in Visual Studio Code

VS Code combines impressive Java support with first-class support for JavaScript and other stacks, making a compelling alternative to traditional IDEs...

Java News Roundup - Week of May 10th, 2021

This week's Java roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, updates on MicroProfile APIs, a 1.0 release of Grolifant...

Can Java be used for Machine Learning and Data Science?

The world is drooling over Artificial Intelligence. From research institutions to corporate houses, every organization aims to create...

4 Node.js Advantages that can benefit your business

In the era of rapid digital transformation, the software for your business must be fast, scalable, and cost-effective...

Why Java Will Dominate the Future of Machine Learning, AI, and Big Data

Great presentation by Bernard Traversat, Head of the Java platform development, at Oracle Code One 2018...

Micronaut 2.0 Enhances Tooling

Object Computing, Inc. (OCI) has formally released Micronaut 2.0, a major release of the full-stack JVM-based framework that helps create microservices-based...

Scala 3 ushers in ‘complete overhaul’ of the language

The latest upgrade of the popular functional language for JVM and JavaScript runtimes features a new type...

Jetbrains Previews Jetpack Compose for Web

JetBrains, who recently ported Jetpack Compose to the desktop, has now released a technology...

Java News Roundup

This week's Java news roundup features news from OpenJDK, the GA release of Kotlin 1.5, point releases on Eclipse projects, Micronaut Coherence 1.0.0-M1,

Kotlin 1.5 Gets Support for Java 15 Features and a New JVM Compiler

Kotlin 1.5 introduces support for the latest Java features, including record classes, sealed interfaces...

Eclipse Edge Native Working Group Releases ioFog 2.0 for True "EdgeOps"

The Eclipse Foundation's Native Working Group this week announced the release of Eclipse ioFog 2.0...

New Azul Java Platform Addresses Challenges of the Enterprise Cloud

Open-source Java development tools and runtimes provider Azul has announced plans to unite...

The Magic of Apache Spark in Java

An experience software architect runs through the concepts behind Apache Spark and gives a tutorial on how to use Spark to better analyze your data sets...

Changing a Field's Type in Recent JDKs

In this blog post, I want to share some findings regarding the security changes regarding changing a field's type across JDK versions...

Java still rocks the finance industry.

With the advent of retail trading and a bull market running for more than a decade now, the stock market has never been more popular...

Diffblue Survey Finds 86 Percent of Java Developers Rely on Spring Framework

OXFORD, United Kingdom, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diffblue...

Full list of changes revealed

The newest Minecraft snapshot 21w19a is here! This snapshot isn't as large as the previous 21w18a Minecraft Java Edition Snapshot, but it still interests many players...

Red Hat Adds Java Features to Visual Studio Code

The latest update to Java on Visual Studio Code gets new functionality provided by Red Hat via its language support extension.

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

Although not due until September, Java 17 has already begun to take shape, with four new features planned for the upgrade to standard Java so far. In the latest change, as of April 27

Gradle 7.0 improves incremental builds, backs Java 16

Gradle 7.0, the latest release of the popular software build tool leveraged in Android development and elsewhere

Microsoft returns to Java with Azure-focused OpenJDK release

It’s been a long time since Microsoft brewed its own Java. But now it’s back, with the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, fit and finished for running in the Azure cloud.

JetBrains Releases IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 featuring support for Java 16, a new preview feature that instantly renders HTML changes, and support for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2.

Best Java EE Frameworks

Java is still the most famous and trusted programming language for developers. In recent years java is evolving and coming with new features like Frameworks, Java Enterprise Edition that simplify

Article Series: Building Microservices in Java

This article series will explore the state-of-the-art in building microservice-based architectures using the Java language.

Java News Roundup - Week of April 12th, 2021

This week's Java news roundup features news from OpenJDK promoting JEP 411 to Candidate status, Kotlin 1.5.0-RC

GraalVM boosts Java performance with Truffle framework

Java on Truffle in GraalVM 21 brings Java up to snuff with Python, Ruby, and JavaScript on the multi-language virtual machine.

Google’s OSS-Fuzz extends fuzzing to Java apps

Google’s open source fuzz-testing service, OSS-Fuzz, now supports applications written in Java and JVM-based languages. The capability was announced on March 10.

What enterprise architects need to know about Java modernization

Quarkus and Jakarta EE are gaining on Spring/Spring Boot as the most popular approach to moving Java applications to the cloud.

Microsoft unveils its own Java distribution

In a move that could mean serious competition for Oracle in the Java space, Microsoft is previewing its own build of OpenJDK, a freely available...

Android Studio 4.2 Includes Latest IntelliJ IDEA and Improves Developer Experience

The latest release of Android Studio brings its IntelliJ IDEA platform up-to-date and introduces a number of features aimed at improving developer experience...

JHipster Releases Micronaut Blueprint 1.0.0

Object Computing, Inc. has announced the release of JHipster Micronaut Blueprint 1.0, a collaboration of Object Computing, Micronaut Foundation and JHipster, to build a Micronaut option...

Minecraft Bedrock vs Java Edition

Most new Minecraft players generally face the dilemma of choosing between Minecraft Java and Bedrock Edition. It is not an easy choice, given that both are unique in their own way.

Kotlin 1.5 available with JVM records, sealed interfaces, and more

The first major Kotlin release of 2021 is now here. Kotlin 1.5 adds JVM records, sealed interfaces, inline classes, and the new JVM IR compiler.

OpenJDK Proposes SecurityManager Deprecation

The OpenJDK project has proposed JEP-411 as a means of deprecating the SecurityManager. If accepted, this would be the first step in a multi-year...

Eclipse Jetty 11 Lays the Foundation for Cloud Native Java

The Eclipse Foundation announced the release of the Eclipse Jetty 11 this week. The newest version of the Java web server and servlet...

Eclipse Foundation Launches Adoptium Working Group Focused on AdoptOpenJDK Mission

The Eclipse Foundation this week announced the formation of the Eclipse Adoptium Working Group

Java in VS Code Devs Get a New Welcome Page with Features Tour

The Microsoft team supporting developers using the Java in Visual Studio Code (VS Code) editor has added a new welcome page to its support website that includes...

Supreme Court Ruling in Google v.

On April 5, 2021, the Supreme Court put an end to the decade-long copyright dispute between tech giants Google and Oracle America. In a 6-2 decision authored...