Project Skara’s goal in July last year was to look into the viable SCM alternatives to Mercurial. It looks like Git is to be OpenJDK’s new home, at least following JEP 357’s proposal. Let’s take a closer at look at what’s going on.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we saw the proposal of Project Lanai, the arrival of Grails 4 and lots more. Let’s have a look.
It’s been a long time since Grails got a big update – over four years. Grails 4 doesn’t just update the minimum dependencies and improve startup time and memory use, but also brings Micronaut into the spotlight.
I have been using various forms of messaging for more than 30 years. Messaging has become second nature to me, but I empathize when others say that messaging is to them unfamiliar and intimidating. Since the Actor Model is based on message passing, it stands to reason that this programming model is likewise unfamiliar and intimidating to the same large group of people. There is no need for that. Let’s fix it.
Gradle 5.5.1 has landed and brings some new features with it. Create Gradle plugins via init, set organization-level properties, define custom artifact transforms on dependency resolution & more.
Oracle and JetBrains engineers proposed to collaborate on a graphics rendering pipeline to replace that based on the now-deprecated OpenGL.
Learning Java on your own doesn’t have to be difficult; there are plenty of resources for independent study and practice. No matter your age or experience level, you will find plenty of websites that will give you hands-on experience and teach you how to program in Java. Find out how to take those first steps into becoming a programmer.
What’s new in VS Code’s monthly update? The June 2019 release (version 1.36) adds a new Java installer, indent guides, and more. Let’s take a look at the highlights.
The latest version of JUnit 5 may seem like a small release but, in fact, it brings several new enhancements that make JUnit 5.5 an important release. Let’s have a quick look at what’s new.
A couple of weeks after the announcement of Gluon Client plugins that support Java & JavaFX on iOS devices, Java Champion and co-founder of Gluon, Johan Vos, starts a mailing list, rebooting the OpenJDK mobile discussion! Let’s have a look at the latest news on the mobile Java front.
Happy July everyone! It may have been terribly warm for the past days in Europe, but we have some awesome news to cool you down! Last month, we featured some amazing articles and we had a look at the most interesting news that went live. Let’s have a look!
The latest update for the Java-based logging framework Apache Log4j introduces new features, such as allowing custom end-of-line with JsonLayout, support for reconfig of configuraton files accessed via HTTP(s) and Spring Cloud Config, and plenty of bug and issue fixes.
Last year, the JDK team made a call for discussion in order to investigate a number of options for JDK source code management. Is it time to retire Mercurial in favor of Git? We asked our readers and the answer was a definite “yes!”. Today, we revisit the discussion as the JDK team takes the next step and makes the tooling for Project Skara available on GitHub.
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 latest version of Kubernetes as well as Istio 1.2. Let’s have a look.