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Eclipse’s enterprise Java roadmap: more services coming

The JSON-B API, more cloud and microservices support, two XML efforts, web tags, and a JavaBeans Action Framework are among the planned elements

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What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

Two new features for the specification underlying JavaScript are finalized and four others are under consideration

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

How C won 2017's Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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What’s new in Ruby 2.5

The dynamic web language gets faster, has quicker documentation

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Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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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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