We've got your back
Although it took some time to get there, all Luna 4.4 builds now contain Eclipse support for Java 8, and patches are available for Kepler SR2 (4.3.2).
All falling into place
JetBrains ships out IntelliJ IDEA 13.1 Release Candidate 2 with final improvements for Java 8 support.
A selection of resources for Java 8 adopters, with a special focus on lambdas and the new Date-Time APIs, as well as some other handy bits.
Red and blue
Combative software giants have formed a friendly alliance to take on the forces of AWS.
After school special
It's Java 8 week - and we've got a special issue of JAX Magazine to celebrate.
Git in on (again)
Git 2.0 unleashed with a twist to semantics, default settings adjustments, and general code cleanups and bug fixes.
JAXenter talks to Jeff Sussna about the evolution of DevOps, “vast and deep” lean practices, and what companies could be doing to up their continuous delivery game.
Version 3.2.1 of LMAX Disruptor now ready for download on Maven Central, complete with build and IDE updates.
Bang bang bang kerching and take your money
Co-writer of Manifesto for Agile Software Development argues “Agile” has been stripped of any of its original meaning.
Pascal Rapicault - the man behind the EasyEclipse proposal - tells us why he believes in a commercial IDE, and what’s behind Eclipse community dissatisfaction.
SQL can be cool
Confused about the best big data solution for you? Robin Purohit explains why you shouldn’t feel like a dork for picking SQL solutions, and weighs up the pros and cons of…