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Java 9 concurrency enhancements

What’s next for the Groovy language: The 2018 roadmap

Apache Foundation's plans for Groovy include upgrades for modularity and functional-style programming

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EE4J: Eclipse’s replacement for Java EE unveiled

Eclipse Foundation unveils nine EE4J proposals covering Java NIO, REST, web services, JSON, messaging, middleware, and WebSockets

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What’s new in TensorFlow machine learning

Google's TensorFlow 1.4 machine learning library adds the contributed Dataset API for working with data sources, but watch out for breakage caused by the update

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Beta JetBrains IDE moves Kotlin apps out of the JVM

The Kotlin/Native preview’s supported target platforms include MacOS, iOS, Ubuntu Linux, and Raspberry Pi

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ZGC large-heap Java garbage collector may go open source

Votes are due by November 8 to approve the project request, which could compete with Red Hat’s Shenandoah

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Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP

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Apache PredictionIO: Easier machine learning with Spark

An open source project now under Apache’s guidance uses a template system for easy training and deployment of Spark-powered machine learning models

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What’s new in Google’s Android Studio 3.0

Google's development suite for mobile apps adds Kotlin, improves Java 8 and other build and debug tools, and supports Instant Apps

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Kotlin could overtake Java on Android next year

Now that Google has endorsed Kotlin for Android development, Java-based mobile developers could become dinosaurs

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Java microservices profile gets fault-tolerance capabilities

MicroProfile 1.2 also adds interoperability with JSON web tokens for more consistent security

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Under Eclipse, changes to Java EE begin

Java Enterprise Edition's new owner is starting to make changes to how Java EE will work and be supported

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What's new in Kotlin 1.2? Code reuse, for starters

The beta version is now available for download, with support for Java 9

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Java debugging comes to Visual Studio Code

New Java debugging extension from Microsoft works with Java language support extension from Red Hat

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Google App Engine adds support for Java 8

Move to Java 8 overcomes limited Java class support, thread execution issues, and slower performance of Java 7, Google says

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Unwanted by Oracle, Java EE gets adopted by Eclipse

A new name for Java EE is a likely outcome as the Eclipse Foundation figures out how to steward enterprise Java itself

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What’s new in JUnit 5 for Java testing

JUnit 5 offers a foundation for testing frameworks on the JVM as well as a new programming model

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Java 9 will not receive long-term support

Under Oracle's revamped release plan for standard Java, the Java Development Kit 9 will not be designated for long-term support

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Why Python and C# can’t displace Java, C, or C++

As the programming language field gets more crowded and developers use more languages in their code, Python and C# suffer from inherent limits

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The road to Java 9: Twice-yearly releases are coming

A move to GPL license and open-sourcing the JDK are also planned to make it easier for developers to adopt Java in their software

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Jenkins Blue Ocean UI to provide code quality insights

Next-generation UI for Jenkins adds code quality trending and richer pipeline editing capabilities to the road map

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