Java 14 was released last week, so we spoke to Michael Vitz about the latest features. Read the interview to find out why he thinks JEP 358 is a significant improvement—but does not bring Java closer to Kotlin. He also shared his thoughts on the shorter release cycle and named a feature he would like to see in Java 15.
Gradle 6.3 has been released. The open source build automation system now offers support for the latest language version Java 14, which we welcomed last week. But that’s not all—Gradle 6.3 also adds new features such as improved error messages, fixes 33 bugs and has breaking changes on board.
Programmers are in a unique position where not only can they typically work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can help lend a hand. Help fight COVID-19 and donate your computing power, help create a community app, and keep on social distancing!
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 Kristin Simonini, VP Product at Applause.
The version control system Git has received its latest update. Git 2.26 sets v2 of the network fetch protocol as default and continues working on
git sparse-checkout that was introduced in the previous version, which was released two months ago. Let’s see what has changed for this command and what else is new.
Prettier helps enforce a consistent style by parsing re-printing your code line-by-line. The new 2.0 release introduces a new CLI that is now more user-intuitive and developer-friendly, changed default values, TypeScript 3.8 features, and more.
The latest minor version of Julia, v1.4, has landed. The open source high-level dynamic programming language is used for tasks such as machine learning and statistics, and now it has received several new features. Let’s see what language changes, build system changes and new library functions Julia 1.4 has on board.
The first preview for the next major version Kotlin 1.4 has landed! In Kotlin 1.4-M1, we can take a peek at the new features, including a new backend for Kotlin/JS and evolutionary changes in the standard library. Additionally, the new type inference algorithm is now set as default.
Last week, Java 14 was released! We spoke to Markus Günther about the most important features, what he would like to see in Java 15, and what to take into consideration when upgrading. Also find out how he thinks Java is reducing the gap to other programming languages.
The newest monthly update for the complete DevOps platform is here with new features for paid and free users alike. GitLab 12.9 includes Code Quality Reports and a new security method that allows users to leverage HashiCorp Vault to securely manage secrets and keys.
Java 14 was released last week, so we spoke to Oliver B. Fischer about the latest features. Find out what he likes about Java 14 and what he thinks is missing. Read the interview to learn why he has mixed feelings about the faster release cycle and whether he recommends updating.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Java 14 was released last week, so we looked into all the exciting new features and interviewed Java experts to see what they like most about JDK 14.
The monthly update for Java on Visual Studio Code has arrived, and it has some new features on board. Microsoft’s source code editor now includes Syntax Mode for Java, and the extension SonarLint has been added as well. An unhelpful warning, on the other hand, has been removed. Let’s see what all is new.
The deep learning company Dessa has open sourced Atlas, a deep learning platform. Though currently still in beta mode, it is designed to make running, evaluating and deploying deep learning projects easier. It works on macOS, Linux and Windows, and offers TensorBoard integration. Let’s take a closer look.