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Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Microsoft’s code editor adds new code navigation, code actions, code snippets, and refactoring features, along with Java 13 support

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Node.js 13 brings programming enhancements, worker threads

New release also features V8 engine performance improvements for object destructuring, memory usage, and WebAssembly startup time

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Sun Microsystems founders celebrate legacy

At a recent Sun reunion, founders Scott McNealy and Bill Joy weigh in on machine learning, mobile, Facebook, and politics in tech

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Software jobs pay twice the national average

Software jobs not only pay twice as much, but are growing at twice the rate of US jobs overall, report finds

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Oracle pits GraalVM against Google Go

Oracle touts the fast startup and small memory footprint of the polyglot VM, which will soon be upgraded to Java 11

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JDK 13: The new features coming to Java 13

Java 13 arrives with improvements to garbage collection, application class-data sharing, and text blocks

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JavaFX 13 adds support for native rendering

Upgrade to the rich client platform for Java allows developers to integrate technologies such as OpenGL and WebGL for powerful visualizations

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Dart language taps machine learning for code completion

Google’s Dart 2.5 SDK features previews of machine learning powered code completion and a foreign function interface for C interoperability

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Jabel brings post-Java 8 features to Java 8 users

Using the ‘annotation processor,’ developers can take advantage of the latest Java language features and still compile to Java 8 bytecode

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Eclipse Jakarta EE arrives

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

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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

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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

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Kotlin 1.4 to improve null-check capabilities

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

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Ruby on Rails 6.0 adds rich text capabilities

JavaScript, database support also get nods

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Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Better performance, increased Java community engagement are the goals

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CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

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

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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

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OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

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

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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

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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

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