News

start-finish road signs point in opposite directions / stages / order / sequencing
java coffee cup with number 8 froth eight by undefined undefined getty

Java / gears / moving parts working together / binary code / coding / programming / development

Eclipse Jakarta EE arrives

Two years after taking over Java EE from Oracle, the Eclipse Foundation has shipped its implementation of Java EE 8

Garbage can paper trash

OpenJDK proposal would speed up Java G1 garbage collector

The new -XX:-G1UseConcRefinement flag would turn off concurrent refinement and allow G1 to use a throughput post-write barrier

Java / coffee

Kubernetes-native Quarkus Java ready for testing

Red Hat’s Quarkus project is a small-footprint Java stack designed for container-based, cloud-native applications

Java / coffee

Kotlin 1.4 to improve null-check capabilities

The Kotlin Foundation also released Kotlin 1.3.50, which focuses on APIs and NPM dependencies

two rubies ruby

Ruby on Rails 6.0 adds rich text capabilities

JavaScript, database support also get nods

Java / binary code / gears / programming / coding / development

Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Better performance, increased Java community engagement are the goals

saas

CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

The SaaS services are an attempt to commercialize and expand its CI/CD tools

java coffee lover

JDK 13: The new features coming to Java 13

Official development targets for Java 13 include improvements to garbage collection, application class-data sharing, and text blocks

java -- coffee beans

NetBeans 11.1 adds Java EE 8 support

Quarterly NetBeans release brings Java EE 8 support for Maven and Gradle apps, updates integration with Payara and GlassFish

Java sign

OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

Proposal would migrate single-repo OpenJDK projects from Mercurial to Git for smaller repo sizes and superior tooling

solar eclipse sun ring shadow clods

Eclipse enterprise Java is due in September 2019

Eclipse says Jakarta EE 8 will be fully compatible with Java EE 8, with better cloud and microservices support slated for future versions

Android engine / tuneup

Facebook JavaScript engine boosts React Native on Android

Open-source Hermes JavaScript engine could be used to improve performance of all JavaScript-based mobile applications

Glowing abstract numbers

Golang 1.13 adds number literal prefixes

Go language extensions should make it easier for programmers to move between Go and other C-family languages

Birds eye view of male executive with coffee and mobile phone java

OpenJDK Mobile: A plan to bring Java to iOS

OpenJDK Mobile would use ahead-of-time compilation to create Apple-approved executables that run without the JVM

Java / binary code / gears / programming / coding / development

MacOS targeted for new Java graphics pipeline

The Lanai Project would use Apple’s Metal graphics APIs instead of the deprecated OpenGL

Woman in yellow shirt yawning

Oracle Java updates have become easier to ignore

If the five new features in the new JDK don’t excite you, just remember the next JDK is only six months away

hot coffee java beans cup steam

Google App Engine adds Java 11 runtime

Beta release gives developers access to the latest long-term support version of Java on the Google PaaS

two rubies ruby

Ruby language upgrade improves garbage collection, pattern matching

Preview release of Ruby 2.7 also includes enhancements to the REPL and an experimental just-in-time compiler

Load More