R2DBC 0.8 is now generally available. R2DBC (Reactive Relational Database Connectivity) is an open initiative that connects reactive programming with SQL databases. The R2DBC working group worked for almost two years before releasing its first version of the specification. Read about the motivation behind R2DBC and its current state.
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We caught up with Red Hat’s Alex Soto at JAX London and spoke to him about Quarkus and his conference session, “Java Particle Acceleration using Quarkus”. Watch the interview and find out about Quarkus, the Supersonic Subatomic Java.
Speech assistants are becoming increasingly popular not only in the entertainment and gaming sectors. Other industries are also facing a voice revolution, such as the hospitality industry. Gurvinder Singh is a hotel entrepreneur who has been using language technology as an early adopter for many years. In an interview, he talks about his experiences and gives insights into what makes a voice assistant successful.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two 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 Danuta Florczyk, Founder and CEO of tectumedia.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two 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 Meghan Jordan, Product Manager at Datadog.
“With the 6-month release cycle, the overall rate of change is higher than ever before”, says Simon Ritter in an interview with JAXenter. The deputy CTO of Azul Systems looks at the recently developed features and explains which direction Java is currently developing.
Voice technologies are often caught between the user’s expectations of a truly personal assistant and the user’s desire for privacy and anonymity. We talked to Jeremy Wilken, moderator of the Design for Voice podcast and speaker at the upcoming VoiceCon Berlin, about a way to reconcile these expectations.
In addition to the short and long-term support releases of Java, there is now a third variant. Azul Systems has introduced the Medium Term Support (MTS) for its Java distributions. What is it all about?
What did we learn at JAX London 2019? The answer is obviously different for each visitor, as many paths lead through the JAX programme. We summarised some of OUR personal highlights from the big Java conference – of course without claiming to be complete.
Monica Beckwith in an interview at JAX London 2019. Microsoft’s JVM performance expert talks about innovations in the domain of Java Garbage Collection. What are the advantages of concurrent garbage collectors like Shenandoha and ZGC?
JAX London 2019 has started! With a look at the current Java ecosystem, program chair Sebastian Meyen opened the conference for Java & Software Innovation. In the following keynote, Marc Burgauer stressed the importance of building a culture of trust in software development teams.
Have you already created an Alexa Skill? Are you interested? Francisco Rivas is a voice expert at Navteca and will give a talk at VoiceCon 2019 about how Alexa Skills can be developed with Python. We caught up with him for an interview to talk about Alexa, Python and the voice revolution we’re facing right now.
Java Web Start allows Java applications to be transferred over the internet and started without a browser. However, Oracle discontinued support for Java Web Start and removed it from official Java distributions starting with Java 11. Does that mean the end of Java Web Start? No, says Hendrik Ebbers (Karakun), who has launched the OpenWebStart project as an alternative. We talked to him about the objectives, status quo, and future of (Open)WebStart.
What does “container first” mean? What are the strengths of Quarkus? What’s new in 0.20.0? What features can we look forward to in the future? When will version 1.0.0 be released? We have so many questions about Quarkus and Alex Soto was kind enough to answer them all.