Container technologies such as Docker have rapidly become the de-facto way to deploy applications. In addition, emerging platforms, projects and tools (Knative, OpenFaaS, Fn Project, JIB, and more) either simplify or fully abstract building container images, which in turn makes leveraging containers with Java natural.
Every month, we take a look back at our top ten most clicked topics. Last month, Java 14 was released, so we interviewed an illustrious round of Java experts to hear their thoughts about the latest release. We also learned about a new JVM language, Concurnas, from its creator, and listed some advantages of using Clojure. And, since developers are in a unique position to help fight the pandemic while working from home, we shared some open source ideas.
Z Garbage Collector has been part of the JDK since Java 11. Since then lots of new features and enhancements have been made to ZGC, resulting in a long time as an experimental feature. However, because no ZGC-specific bugs have been reported in months, JEP 377 proposes to change its status from experimental to production.
When troubleshooting a popular SaaS application running on the Azure cloud, slow-down kept occurring intermittently with no noticeable pattern. This article uncovers the findings after troubleshooting and capturing the thread dump with jstack, so that you too will know what to do with an unresponsive application.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we continued celebrating Java 14 by taking a deep dive into its features and interviewing three more experts. Since working from home is becoming the new standard in times of COVID-19, we took a look at different aspects of this new way of work life—but also shared ideas how developers can help fight the pandemic.
Take a step forward and upgrade Spring Boot to 2.2.6. The new update includes 53 bug fixes, some new enhancements and features, documentation improvements, and upgrades. Notably, it also adds support for Java 14, the latest JDK version.
Java 14 was released last week, so we spoke to Michael Vitz about the latest features. Read the interview to find out why he thinks JEP 358 is a significant improvement—but does not bring Java closer to Kotlin. He also shared his thoughts on the shorter release cycle and named a feature he would like to see in Java 15.
To celebrate the release of Java 14, here’s a deep dive into Records in JDK 14. It’s written by Developer Advocate at JetBrains, founder of eJavaGuru.com and Java Champion, Mala Gupta. What a treat! So let’s get stuck in.
Last week, Java 14 was released! We spoke to Markus Günther about the most important features, what he would like to see in Java 15, and what to take into consideration when upgrading. Also find out how he thinks Java is reducing the gap to other programming languages.
Java 14 was released last week, so we spoke to Oliver B. Fischer about the latest features. Find out what he likes about Java 14 and what he thinks is missing. Read the interview to learn why he has mixed feelings about the faster release cycle and whether he recommends updating.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Java 14 was released last week, so we looked into all the exciting new features and interviewed Java experts to see what they like most about JDK 14.
The monthly update for Java on Visual Studio Code has arrived, and it has some new features on board. Microsoft’s source code editor now includes Syntax Mode for Java, and the extension SonarLint has been added as well. An unhelpful warning, on the other hand, has been removed. Let’s see what all is new.
Wildfly 19 Final is ready for release and available to download. This release includes a number of MicroProfile upgrades, supporting MicroProfile 3.3 and introducing two new MicroProfile subsystems. See what the lightweight application runtime has to offer.
Most APIs built today are considered REST APIs these days, when in fact they merely exchange data via HTTP and JSON. At the same time, systems almost never act autonomously but rather live alongside others. In that context, being able to evolve an API becomes a crucial aspect in its design and the only knee-jerk, but often problematic reaction usually is: versioning.