Java 12 added plenty of new enhancements and we are still celebrating its release. One of the newest features is JEP 189. Shenandoah is a garbage collector developed by a team at Red Hat and focuses on low-pause time for large heaps. Is it the right GC for you?
Which programming language is the most secure? High security vulnerabilities for Java have declined since 2015
Time to put languages to the test. Which programming languages are the most secure and which have dents in their armor? A report from WhiteSource examined security vulnerabilities in some of the most popular programming languages and looked at the trends of high security vulnerabilities over the years.
Java 12: “Switch Expressions gives developers a chance to clean up some of the massive switch statements & convoluted if-then-else blocks”
In light of the Java 12 release, we caught up with Donald Smith, Senior Director, Product Management for Java at Oracle to talk about the latest version, how the new release cadence has affected the workflow for the Java team, the new feature that he is most excited about, and more!
Java SE 12 is here and even though it’s not an LTS release, it definitely brings some important features to the table. Let’s have a look at the highlights of this new release.
Oracle’s change to the release cadence had many users deciding to switch to OpenJDK binaries. What can Zulu bring to the table of JDK alternatives? Simon Ritter goes over some of Zulu’s features.
Last autumn, JetBrains surveyed more than 1,500 Java developers on their learning patterns and preferences and the results are in! Let’s have a look at some interesting highlights.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we welcomed the newest release of JavaFX, the CloudBees team that announces the launch of the Continuous Delivery Foundation and many more!
We are only a few days away from the general availability of JDK 12 but it is already time to move forward! The development repositories for JDK 13 are open and today we take a look at JEP 351 as it joins the list of JEP candidates.
What does java.net. SocketInputStream.socketRead0() API do? Why is it showing up frequently in several thread dumps? Is it something that you need to be concerned about? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan offers some answers to these Java questions.
Only a week before the new Java release, we are welcoming the latest JavaFX version, the second independent release since JFX got decoupled from the JDK. Let’s have a quick look at the list of features it brings.
New developers make beginner’s mistakes. How can we support our newbie brethren so they don’t make a mess of our code? Georgi Minkov explores some of the more common Java mistakes and their solutions with a tour of the horrors of his own early code.
Testing, testing! This integral part of the development process is often given short shrift. Today, we’re taking a look at five of our favorite open source Java testing tools for unit tests, requirement tests, automated UI tests, and more!
It is evident that Elasticsearch has become quite a trend and AWS could not miss the party! AWS releases Open Distro for Elasticsearch, an Apache 2.0-licensed distribution of Elasticsearch enhanced with enterprise security, alerting, SQL, and more. Let’s have a look.
What are the important Java questions for tomorrow? In this session, Steve Poole explains that whether it’s driven by AI or quantum computers the problems of tomorrow demand new approaches and new thinking.