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.
What is Spring Boot? For Java developers, this 101 guide explains how Spring Boot can help you, what the features do, and how do enhance your productivity. Make use of the Spring application and find out what features can encourage and simplify your development process.
Java has a robust and lively ecosystem of support features. How can developers sort through the dizzying number of options to find the perfect tool for their project? Kayla Matthews explains how developers can find exactly what they are looking for.
News for Java developers: VS Code announced a new installer for Java. The package auto detects if you have the most recent components and installs and configures stable version of Java tools with the press of a button. Will you be giving VS Code a try or do you prefer another code editor?
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 coming over from Gluon with the announcement of Java for iOS. Let’s have a look.
Java enters uncharted territory: iOS devices. Gluon is working on bringing Java development to iOS devices with Gluon Mobile. The Gluon client plugin now offers configurations for running Java 11+ apps on iOS devices (or the iPhone simulator).
JDK 13 is now in Rampdown Phase One. The feature set is frozen and the stabilization repository is open for select bug fixes and late enhancements. Let’s take a look.
Java meets the blockchain with the Aion Virtual Machine, from the Aion Foundation. Take advantage of the vast Java ecosystem and build smart contracts directly in Java, with all the maturity of the JVM. The Aion Virtual Machine supports Maven and IntelliJ plugins and can run all transactions concurrently.
Keeping up with its fast release cycle, Javalin, the lightweight web framework for Kotlin and Java, is back with a new update. Javalin 3.0 brings a complete rework for WebSockets and event-setup. Let’s take a closer look.
Developers take advantage of the JVM argument -XX:+UseGCLogFileRotation to rotate GC log files. However, this approach has a few challenges. In this article, JAX London speaker Ram Lakshmanan has some recommendations on how to deal with those issues.