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Last week's highlights

Weekly Review: New JEPs, Gradle 6.4, Eclipse Theia explained & more

Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we took a closer look at two new JEPs, developer productivity during quarantine, and how to stay connected during these times. And also, if you have been wondering how exactly Eclipse Theia differs from Visual Studio Code, we’ve got you covered.

The latest Gradle features

Gradle 6.3 adds support for Java 14 & more

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.

Spring, Gradle, IntelliJ Idea and Java language versions

Top Java technologies in 2020 – JVM programming languages, IDEs, tools & more

We compared two current survey reports to find out about this year’s top three Java IDEs, frameworks, build tools and the most popular JVM languages. And, of course, the surveys conducted by Snyk and JRebel didn’t miss out on asking about the most used Java versions. The winner was no surprise, but what reasons speak against migrating?

New year, new update

Gradle 6.1 adds relocatable dependency cache and a few more changes

Gradle is an invaluable tool for helping teams build, automate, and effectively deliver software. The latest version is out. Version 6.1 adds a few goodies, fixes some bugs, and adds some improvements for plugin authors and tooling providers. See what’s included in this update and how to upgrade your build and keep up with the new releases.

November's top news

Top 10 Java stories of November: Quarkus 1.0.0.Final, Java’s new ValueType and current plans for Java 14

December is here, so let’s take a look back and see what happened last month in the Java world, which remained as busy as always. More JEPs were confirmed for JDK 14—that means there are currently 14 features under consideration for Java 14. See what else happened from a new Quarkus release to the most popular programming languages, and read some inspiring new interviews from our series Women in Tech.

Sweet 6.0

Gradle 6.0 brings Java 13 support, better dependency management & much more

It’s not even been a year since Gradle 5.1 arrived in January, and yet here we are staring down the next major release: Gradle 6.0. This latest release of the build-automation software brings much improved features for dependency management, faster incremental compilation for Java and Groovy, support for Java 13, as well as out of the box support for javadoc and source jars. And that’s not all, so let’s take a closer look!

Last but not least

Gradle 5.6 released – faster Groovy compilation, new plugin for Java test fixtures & more

Gradle 5.6 is here, and is the last of the 5.x versions, so it’s a bit bigger than your average minor update. Among the changes are improvements to speed up Groovy compilation, a new plugin for Java test fixtures, and better management of plugin versions in multi-project builds. There’s also an important security update. Let’s take a closer look at what’s changed.