Oracle recently announced the general availability of Java SE 9 — even though it has over 150 new features to offer, the star of the release is the Java Platform Module System, also known as Project Jigsaw. We talked with Marcus Biel, CleanCode Evangelist and JCP member about his favorite features in Java 9, the ones that were not included, Project Jigsaw and the new version numbering scheme.
Java 9 is here and the changes are extensive. We talked to Nicolai Parlog of CodeFX about his favorite features in Java 9, Project Jigsaw, and the contentious new Java naming system. But he does explain why he thinks that all of these changes will improve the entire Java ecosystem as a whole.
Software technology is advancing by leaps and bounds, and for the better. In this article, Chirag Thumar goes over why we need modules, how they work with Java, and how useful it can be in the new Java 9.
Java 9 has over 150 new features to offer but everyone has their favorites, no doubt about it. We talked to Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO at Azul Systems and JAX London speaker about his favorite new feature(s), the modular system and more.
Java 9 is more than just Project Jigsaw. We talked with Monica Beckwith, JavaOne Rock Star and JAX London speaker about her favorite improvements in the upcoming Java 9, Project Jigsaw and the biggest misconceptions about the upcoming release.
Java 9 is coming soon. Are you ready for all the new features this release will bring? In this article, Denis Danov goes over the top changes to this essential ecosystem, including the new module system, changes in the language and syntax, and more.
Jigsaw’s rocky development has hit another potential roadblock. In an unprecedented move, IBM and Red Hat have publicly stated they will vote no on Project Jigsaw. Could this delay Java 9?
JetBrains announced less than a week ago that Kotlin 1.1 has reached beta. Now the team has revealed that they are going to make their artifacts more friendly to the Java platform module system.
Java 9 will support Ahead-of-Time compilation but the initial release is only supported on 64-bit Linux systems running 64-bit Java and the only supported module is java.base. Let’s see what this means.
It’s that time of the year again! JavaOne is up and running and we are making sure you get the latest scoop from Oracle’s finest. Find out everything you need to know about Java 9 and Java EE.
The release of Java 9 could be delayed to July 2017, according to Mark Reinhold, the Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle. Although there has been significant progress on Project Jigsaw, “at this point it’s clear that it needs more time.”
OpenJDK Project was under the gun during this year’s FOSDEM event for its misfire regarding the JIRA Bug-Tracker while Java 9 remained at the centre of developers’ attention as open discussions tipped the balance in its favor. The audience also had a chance to witness a conflict between Committers from SAP working on the Hotspot VM and Oracle.
There’s a legend out there saying that every time someone mentions Project Jigsaw, it’s delayed by one month. Alex Zhitnitsky takes a brief look at Project Jigsaw’s history of delays in the wake of recent news about the Java 9 launch being pushed back.