Project Helidon, a set of Java libraries for writing microservices was introduced in September 2018 but the big 1.0 is already here! The team has finished the API changes they’ve been working on over the last few months, which means that users should now expect much greater API stability.
Java makes the world go round! So we couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to take a look at the 2018 Java Magazine Survey featuring the responses of 10,500 developers. Let’s dig in!
The open forum to collaborate on enterprise Java microservices, Eclipse MicroProfile is here with a new release. MicroProfile 2.2 updates the Fault Tolerance, Open Tracing, Open API, and Rest Client APIs and continues to align itself with Java EE 8.
We all know that containerizing Java applications is anything but simple. But Jib is an open-source Java containerizer from Google that aspires to change that! In this article, we take a look at its first milestone release and its features.
The general availability is about a month away and that means it is time for the RC phase! The stabilization repository, jdk/jdk12, is now open for P1 bug fixes and there’s some important information you should keep in mind. Let’s have a look.
We are almost a month 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 a new JEP candidate.
Amazon Corretto was announced in November 2018 but this free distribution of OpenJDK is *now* generally available. And, more importantly, Amazon will distribute security updates to Corretto 8 at no cost until at least June 2023.
We kicked off the new year with a poll about the programming languages that will be relevant to you in 2019. Now it’s time to put the spotlight on Java and take a closer look at its ecosystem. Today, we’re taking a closer look at the Java frameworks that you have used extensively in 2018 or, if you are new to this scene, what framework you plan to use this year.
Unifying blockchain programming languages like Solidity with traditional languages like Java is the first of many steps that need to be taken before we begin to see mainstream adoption of decentralized technology. In this article, Sky Guo explains why Cypherium has chosen to run on Java and how this language can facilitate mainstream blockchain adoption.
“Minecraft has opened up Java to a range of people who probably don’t even realise the skills they have acquired through it”
Microsoft, which owns Mojang, the company that makes Minecraft, recently released two parts of Minecraft’s code in library form. So what does Minecraft have to do with the Java community? For starters, Java-based Minecraft has spawned a new generation of Java developers. We talked to Mark Little, VP of Engineering and JBoss Middleware CTO at Red Hat about how this helps to shine a positive light on the Java language.
Are you looking for a Java library to help you handle failures in Java 8+? Then this lightweight, zero-dependency library is for you. Let’s have a closer look at Failsafe.
Another salvo in the Oracle v. Google copyright fight as Google appeals to the US Supreme Court to overturn the Federal Court’s audacious ruling. This is more than just a problem for lawyers; developers of all kinds are impacted if the Supreme Court upholds that Java APIs can be copyrighted.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, Angular v8 made the second beta, Dart showed up as the most relevant programming language in 2019 for our poll, JDK 12 is ramping up to phase two, and more!
Today’s spotlight lands on Spoon: a Java library that allows you to transform and analyze Java code. This library is as brainy and academic as it is powerful. Give it a stir!