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Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart
Chris Stewart is an Online Editor for JAXenter.com. He studied French at Somerville College, Oxford before moving to Germany in 2011. He speaks too many languages, writes a blog, and dabbles in card tricks.

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Stay up to date with JDK 15 news

Java 15: Release date, hidden classes and first JEP confirmed to target JDK 15

Next stop, Java 15! Yes, now that Java 14 is out in the wild, we’ve got our eyes set on the next destination, JDK 15. We will be keeping track of all the Java 15 news throughout its development. It’s a small news roundup today – a release date, another JEP proposed to target and our first confirmed JEP to target Java 15. Let’s take a closer look.

Stay up to date with JDK 14 news

Java 14: All the new features of JDK 14 as it hits GA

Java 14 is finally here. Java 12 and Java 13 each came with a manageable number of new features, and thanks to the new release cadence that hasn’t changed for Java 14. We’ve kept track of JDK 14 from the very start, so we’re very excited that the big day is finally here!

Profile: Caroline Carruthers, CEO and co-founder of Carruthers and Jackson

Women in Tech: “Be the positive inspiration for someone else!”

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Three years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Caroline Carruthers, CEO and co-founder of Carruthers and Jackson.

It's a JEP!

JEP 374: Disable and Deprecate Biased Locking

A new candidate Java enhancement proposal, or JEP, aims to disable biased locking by default, and deprecate all related command-line options. Biased locking is costly to maintain, especially since the gains previously seen have diminished to a point where the effort is no longer worth the reward. Let’s take a closer look.

It's a JEP!

JEP 373: Reimplement the Legacy DatagramSocket API

A new candidate Java enhancement proposal, or JEP, wants to overhaul the implementations of two APIs that have been around since the days of JDK 1.0. It’s not an easy job, but since the community is laying the groundwork to enable Project Loom to come to fruition, it’s a necessary one. Let’s take a closer look.