Every day we see fancy tools coming out, featuring all the buzzwords in their descriptions! But sometimes, all you need is a simple tool that gets the job done. Spincast was created exactly for that! Let’s have a closer look at this framework.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had news coming from all direction with some announcements *cough* Quarkus *cough* stealing the spotlight!
In response to the call for Java evolution -at the age of Kubernetes, microservices, serverless, and cloud-native application development- Red Hat announces the release of Quarkus. Meet the Kubernetes native Java framework that brings Java on a subatomic level!
What awaits Java in the next couple of years? Join Java Language Architect Brian Goetz on a whirlwind tour of the language features under development in Project Amber.
Another month has passed, bringing tons of new releases and news from all around. And it is time for us to have another monthly recap of the most clicked news for the past month as well some of the most interesting news that came along.
Discover how to use Manifold to enable JSON Schema as your REST API single source of truth (SSoT). Scott McKinney explains how the new Manifold framework connects your JSON Schema and YAML resources directly to Java without code generators, annotated POJOs, or other go-betweens.
The general availability is less than a month away and the second release candidate brings just a single bug fix. The stabilization repository, jdk/jdk12, remains open for P1 bug fixes but for now, let’s have a look at the second release candidate.
Java 12 is now in the Release Candidate phase, which means that the countdown has begun! Java 12 will be released on 19 March so it’s time to have a look at *all* the planned new features.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we explored the new JAX Mag, Project Helidon 1.0, and Linkerd 2.2. Also, we explored the how Clojure and Kotlin are a great fit for the JVM, Jib 1.0 is ready for production, and more!
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.
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.