Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, the second Java enhancement proposal (JEP) of 2020 landed, and we took a first look at our JAXenter survey results. Also check out the new features in GitLab 12.8 and see how Project Fugu strives to standardize Progressive Web Apps.
In the open source universe, most projects have some form of governance. This can be called Board of Members, Project Lead or Advisory Board. Such a board has now been established for Oracle’s GraalVM, consisting of representatives of the most important companies that support the project.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, the major version GraalVM 20.0 was released with lots of new language features. We also showed this year’s trends for software engineers, how to navigate OpenJDK support, and how to test Java microservices applications.
Java Framework Quarkus is designed to make Java fit for the cloud native age with Kubernetes and serverless. Quarkus 1.2.0, the second minor release following the major version, contains among other things a Vault Transit Secret Engine guide, support for .yml and support for both GraalVM 19.2.1 and 19.3.1. Let’s take a closer look.
GraalVM is a high-performance virtual machine, bringing new performance optimizations for individual languages and seamless interoperability for polyglot applications. Watch Alina Yurenko’s JAX London informative session and find out what new opportunities for developers exist when you use GraalVM.
A new version of supersonic, subatomic Java framework Quarkus has arrived, paving the way for the next big release in late January. We also take a look at the contents of Quarkus 1.1.0.Final and see why GraalVM 19.3 support has been delayed until Quarkus 1.2. Let’s take a closer look.
As 2019 draws to a close, we got in touch with some prominent members of the Java community to gather their thoughts on the events of the last year. In this five part series, we will look at what they had to say. In this first part, we asked what their Java highlights were in 2019.
Oracle has been working on implementing a Wasm engine in GraalVM, and the result is GraalWasm. The project is still in its early stages and marked as experimental. Let’s see what Oracle has done so far, what the anticipated benefits are, and what’s planned for the future.
In 2016, Forbes published an article in which Apache Tika was identified as one of the key emerging technologies. Sergey Beryozkin (Red Hat Middleware R&D) revealed in an interview at ApacheCon 2019 what Apache Tika can do with GraalVM and where there is room for improvement.
What does the “umbrella term” GraalVM stand for? We interviewed Chris Thalinger (Twitter) at JAX London 2019. Hear what he has to say about the meaning of Graal and how it can benefit Twitter as well as the environment.
The most recent version of GraalVM is here! 19.2.0 includes a variety of bug fixes, compatibility improvements, and some brand new developer tools. Test out the preview for the Java Flight Recorder plugin and go on a tour of the newly updated versioning roadmap. Let’s have a look under the hood and see what’s new.