GitLab, determined, as always, in getting things done introduces significant additions and some minor improvements in order to make the life of developers easier and more efficient.
Scala 2.13 may be a few months away, but the future is looking bright for 2.14 and beyond. We check in to see the state of Scala and where this popular JVM language is heading. It’s still not set in stone, but keep early 2020 free for Scala 3!
Public updates for Java 8 will remain available for individual, personal use through at least the end of 2020 but business users won’t be that lucky — the ‘public updates’ tap will be turned off in January 2019. This post also contains a poll — we would appreciate if you could take a few seconds and fill it out.
Useful for optimizing memory consumption, a heap dump is a snapshot of the memory of a Java process. In this article, Ram Lakshmanan explores seven different options to capture heap dumps.
Go may not be much of a newcomer to the world of programming languages. But it’s developed into a very respectable, if opinionated language. Today, Christopher Engelbert goes over the five things you might hate about Go, but really don’t have to.
Spring Data and Spring Security are two important modules whose versions are managed by Spring Boot. Consequently, both modules are affected by the update to Spring Boot 2. New applications created directly with Spring Boot 2 usually benefit the most. Applications that are being updated must address these new aspects through active migration.
Another day another Oracle-related news. JavaOne is gone but fear not — it has been replaced by Oracle Code One, a conference for *all* developers. This means that Java is no longer the center of the now-defunct JavaOne universe anymore.
Gradle 4.7 is here and it brings a lot of exciting new features, including support for resources and test resources in the IDEA plugin; running Gradle builds with JDK 10 is also possible. Let’s have a look at the highlights.
On the road to Kotlin 1.2: Latest update adds new inspections and intentions to the Kotlin IntelliJ plugin
Kotlin 1.2.40, the newest bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.2 brings a lot of goodies, including new inspections and intentions to the Kotlin IntelliJ plugin and improvements for the experimental multiplatform projects feature. Let’s take a look at what’s in this update.
Big news from the video streaming giant Netflix: they’re open sourcing Titus, a container monitoring platform that powers their streaming, recommendation, and content systems.
Developers aren’t who no-code tools are specifically designed for, but we’re seeing more developers advocate for their use within companies. We talked with John Carione of Quick Base about the benefits of no-code tools, shadow IT and more.
Want to manage your databases with Google Cloud Platform, but you’re still a big PostgreSQL fan? Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL is now generally available, making database management easier than ever.
DataStax is most well known for building the vast majority of Apache Cassandra. We talked with Andrew Lampitt, Senior Director, Product Marketing at DataStax about the explosion of data, the benefits of a hybrid cloud strategy and the future of Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise.
Self-documenting log statements may be what first caught our eye, but Flogger, a new fluent logging API for Java, has a lot to offer for developers looking to manage their logging better.