It’s the first Monday of the month and that means that it is time for our monthly recap! No, no don’t worry! Although it is April Fools we will not fool you in any way! These are indeed the most clicked news and honorable mentions for March 2019, including the new Java release, Steve Burton’s article on why you should not use Jenkins pipelines for CD & many more!
Time to welcome the general availability of IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1! This release brings the much-anticipated support for theme customization, as well as support for Java 12 Switch Expressions, debugging inside Docker containers and more!
Javalin, with its super fast release cycle, is back with a new update that brings some important fixes as well as some handy new features. Let’s take a look.
With the new release cycle, some people are holding out to update until the next long-term support version of Java is released. However, some early adopters jump right on board and explore the new enhancements right away. Which one are you? We want to know more about our readers. What version of Java are you currently using? Let us know!
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 big news for Java developers with the release of Java 12. But that is not all, Eclipse IDE 2019-03 went live, IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Release Candidate became available and more.
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!
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.