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.

TIOBE Index for February 2019

Groovy slides right back into the TIOBE top 20

Groovy moves and grooves right back to the top 20 for the TIOBE Index. What else is shaking on this programming pop chart? Well, Java continues to rock, TypeScript took a bit of a tumble, and SQL is going steady.