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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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Time to say goodbye

So long, Spring Boot 1.x!

Spring Boot 1.x’s number is up. The end of life announcement made a year ago gave us time to prepare, but endings are always bittersweet. Update 1.5.22 was the final nail in the coffin, with no further updates planned for the 1.x line.

I was in the right place at the right time...

Impostor syndrome: How to accept your achievements

Do you ever feel like you don’t deserve your job? Do you ever feel like your achievements were just plain luck? Are you secretly afraid that your coworkers will realize you’re a fraud and actually have no idea what you’re doing? These feelings come from something called impostor syndrome. What is it and how should you deal with it? Read on to find out.

Kotlin's taking more and more of Java's Android share

Kotlin gnaws at Java’s throne

The rise of Kotlin has been meteoric, and a new report sheds some light on Android developers’ preferences. In this article, we take a look at the recent history of Kotlin and trace its growth over the last couple of years, look at the state of Kotlin today, and then look briefly to the future. Will Kotlin eat more of Java’s share or will Java remain king of the hill?

Interview with Sarah Lahav, CEO of SysAid Technologies Ltd.

SysAdmin Appreciation Day: “This is broken. Can you fix it?”

Being a sysadmin can be a thankless task. In honor of System Administrator Appreciation Day, we spoke to CEO of SysAid Sarah Lahav about the relationship between IT and the rest of the company, the problems sysadmins sometimes face, and the outlook for the future. Read on to find out more.

From the desktop to the cloud

Docker Enterprise 3.0 enters general availability

Following a public beta in which more than 2,000 people participated, Docker Enterprise 3.0 has now entered general availability. It brings with it the ability to automate the deployment of containers and Kubernetes, and a new application format, Docker Application. Let’s take a closer look.

It's been a long time coming

Jakarta EE 8 gets a release date

It’s been almost two years since it was announced that Java EE would be moving to the Eclipse Foundation with a new name: Jakarta EE. And now, at last, we have an expected release date for the first version under the Eclipse Foundation’s banner, Jakarta EE 8. And what else is happening in the world of Enterprise Java? Let’s find out.

Project Skara was just the beginning

Java goes Git: Proposal to migrate OpenJDK

Project Skara’s goal in July last year was to look into the viable SCM alternatives to Mercurial. It looks like Git is to be OpenJDK’s new home, at least following JEP 357’s proposal. Let’s take a closer at look at what’s going on.