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It's a JEP!

JEP 376: ZGC – Concurrent Thread-Stack Processing

Almost there – Garbage collection with the Z Garbage Collector is almost completely free of infamous safepoint operations. Stack processing is the only thing not really running in a concurrent phase yet. JEP 376 addresses exactly this problem and should finally put an end to unnecessary pauses. Let’s take a closer look.

Better together

Integrating Python with Java

Python is an object-oriented scripting language, which automatically makes it a good pair for Java. But when combined with a Python interpreter written entirely in Java, like Jython, you could do things like write entire applets in Python.

Lucky number 7

7 JVM arguments of highly effective applications

There are way too many JVM arguments for anyone to digest and comprehend. The grand total might easily be more than 1,000 JVM arguments! In this article, we are highlighting seven important JVM arguments that you may find useful and what their positive impacts are.

How do you say "boilerplate code" in Spanish?

Duolingo migrates from Java to Kotlin, reducing line count 30%

Duolingo has joined the list of companies switching their Android application code from Java to Kotlin. Duolingo’s developers found that by changing the code base to Kotlin, they reduced the line count by 30% on average, and up to 90% in some cases.

Compile Java to WebAssembly & JavaScript

CheerpJ 2.1 adds more features for bringing Java bytecode to the web

CheerpJ 2.1 has arrived with several updates on board for bringing Java to the web. CheerpJ is a tool that comes with a full Java 8 SE runtime environment. It is designed to compile Java bytecode into JavaScript and, since version 2.0, which was released two months ago, also to WebAssembly. Let’s take a look at the latest maintenance release.

Last week's highlights

Weekly Review: Eclipse Theia, Istio 1.5 interview & Java 15 takes shape

Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, an IDE designed to be an alternative to VS Code was released: Eclipse Theia. There was also a lot going on with Java 15—from a release date to the first confirmed JEP. And, since Istio underwent a major change in v1.5, we spoke to the developer team to get all the details.