Public updates for Java 8 will remain available for individual, personal use through at least the end of 2020 but business users won’t be that lucky — the ‘public updates’ tap will be turned off in January 2019. Where do we go from here? According to Donald Smith, the shortest upgrade path from Oracle Java SE 8 leads to JDK 10, *not* JDK 11.
The confusion over the rights to use Oracle JDK vs Oracle’s OpenJDK builds vs OpenJDK builds from other providers has been hovering over us for quite some time but no more. A number of Java Champions joined forces to untangle the Java releases and support confusion; there’s a shorter version if you only want the conclusion but we advise you to read the longer version too.
NetBeans has had a long and storied history. In this article, Geertjan Wielenga goes over some of that history to explain NetBeans’ unique features, as well as some tips and tricks to make your app development even easier.
Solve tricky problems with WebSocket, JSON and switch statements with Cettia! This full-featured web app framework for Java allows developers to exchange events between the server and client in real-time. Cettia is now celebrating its 1.1 release!
JDK 11 is almost upon us but that’s no excuse to chill! The tech world is moving fast and we ‘re in for the ride! The JDK 12 development repositories are open and we thought it’s time to start a new thread in order to keep track of everything that’s going live. Today we add one more JEP candidate to the list. Let’s take a closer look!
Every Monday we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. JDK 11 is right on our doorstep but that’s no excuse to chill! The tech world is moving fast and we ‘re in for the ride! Last week, we had some more JDK 12 updates, a new Java project from Oracle and much more!
Is it September 25th yet? Java 11 is coming and it’s coming soon. Are you upgrading to the upcoming version? As we approach the newest chapter, let’s have a quick recap of what top Java influencers have to say about their language of choice.
JDK 11 will be released soon but we’re also keeping an eye on JDK 12 which, as it turns out, is due in March 2019 (thank you, six-month release cadence). The proposed schedule has just been released – let’s have a look at it!
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Donald Smith, Sr Director of Product Management in the Java Platform Group at Oracle announced last year that the company intended that “within a few releases there should be no technical differences between OpenJDK builds and Oracle JDK binaries. Are we there yet? Are there no technical differences between the two? He clears the air in a new blog post.
End of the line for our Java influencers interview series! In the last part of the series, we discuss the feature(s) our Java influencers would like to see in JDK 12, as well as the role of serverless in Java’s future.
What if we told you that you don’t have to create microservices with Java EE anymore? Meet Project Helidon, a set of Java libraries for writing microservices. This new project from Oracle currently supports two programming models: Helidon MP and SE. Let’s have a closer look at it!
“Developers will see Java 11 as a better, cleaner implementation of the features they use in Java 8”
Are you ready for JAX London this October? We talked to two speakers from this year’s program to find out what they think about Java’s new release cadence, what’s still missing, their favorite developer tools, and more.
Last week, our Java influencers discussed the importance of Java 11 and whether it can convince developers to drop Java 8. Now it’s time to continue the conversation we started in the second part about the door that closes and the one that opens. Can you guess what technologies we’re talking about?