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Java Weekly 31/15: HTTP/2 in Java 9, JMS 2, DevoxxUK

HTTP/2 and JMS 2 are in the headlines for Thorben Janssen’s Java news this week, as well as a tutorial for using JCache and CDI. Read on to see what’s hot right now and check out the week’s hottest Java links.

Conference highlights

Key JAX London sessions you don’t want to miss

The JAX London is on from October 12-14 and to help you plan your session attendance, we’ve outlined the most popular so far. Java is the big favourite, with testing, product management and benchmarking also making an impression on developers.

Collaborate openly

IBM to open source projects via new web portal

Technology and consulting heavyweights IBM have launched developerWorks Open – a new initiative to garner further community involvement in their open source projects. They’ve also set out a plan to release more projects online by year’s end.

Container-ing

Google releases Kubernetes 1.0

Google has finally unleashed V1 of Kubernetes, their answer to a cluster manager for Docker. They’ve also used this opportunity to launch a new foundation to define the future of container-based computing.

Server talk

Generating servers with zproto

Pieter Hintjens’ protocol framework zproto is a tool that generates whole servers in C from state machine models. Here he takes us through the models we need to know about and the background behind the tool itself.

Does this look like 9000 rubies?

JRuby 9000 has landed and its the biggest yet

The newest version of JRuby, codename 9000, is accompanied by Ruby 2.2 compatibility, a new runtime, native operations for much of IO as well as some versioning changes to boot – the result of a lot of work, time and commits by 104 contributors.

Based on 64,562 GitHub libraries!

The Top 100 Scala Libraries in 2015

First it was Java libraries, now Alex Zhitnitsky gets his paws into researching the top Scala libraries from 64,562 dependencies – quite the mammoth task! Read on to reap the rewards of this impressive Scala research.

Conference highlights

The JAX London sessions every developer should see

The JAX London is happening from October 12-14 and we have the lowdown of the sessions that you won’t want to miss. From distributed systems to coding for desktop and mobile, thrown in with some continuous design, JAX London is the place to be.