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.
Project Jigsaw, Java’s new modular system, is the star of Java 9. We talked with Rabea Gransberger, software developer at MEKOS and organizer of JUG Bremen, about the new release, the modular system, what’s still missing in this release and the plans for an all-new and significantly shortened release cycle.
JavaOne began yesterday, October 1. If you’re not there, you’ll probably want to watch the Java keynote today at 2 p.m. PT. We still have some hours left so let’s see what this year’s JavaOne is all about. We talked with Oracle’s Mike Lehmann and Donald Smith about what to expect from the conference and we got a sneak peek into the future of Java. In short, “it’s all about developer empowerment and simplification.”
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 Lukas Eder, founder and head of R&D at Data Geekery GmbH, the company behind jOOQ about his favorite features in Java 9, the ones that were not included, Project Jigsaw and the new version numbering scheme.
A seemingly endless number of debates is taking place around Java 9 and project Jigsaw. It started before Java 9 was even released and now that it’s here, we invited Falk Sippach to talk about the release and its key feature, Project Jigsaw, what’s missing in Java 9 and whether it was worth the wait.
Java 9’s due date is coming but there are still some things we need to understand before its arrival. In the last part of our interview series, Java influencers bust some Java 9 misconceptions and reveal what they’d like to see in Java 10.
Never a dull moment with Java 9. First, the JCP EC decided not to approve the Public Review Ballot for JSR 376 but then they signed off on the Reconsideration Ballot. Java 9 will be released on September 21 but will developers get started on JDK 9 without modules? In the second part of our interview series, Java influencers weigh in on Java 9 and the modular ecosystem.
Lucky number three. The third meeting of the Jigsaw Expert Group (they also met on May 17 and 22) offered an answer to the question on everyone’s lips: Is the group ready to move forward? Let’s have a look at the minutes.
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?
The countdown to the Java 9 release has begun — in just 100 days, we’ll be able to take it for a spin. However, some of the members of the Java Platform Module System expert group claim that we shouldn’t pop the champagne just yet. Is Jigsaw really that flawed or is it a worthy opponent to JBoss Modules and OSGi?
How does Java 9’s modularity compare to the OSGI module system? Is it good to set goals for code coverage? The latest Thorben Janssen brings us the latest news and essential reading from the Java world.
Following last summer’s announcement that the JDK’s source code would be modularized by Project Jigsaw, Chief Architect Mark Reinhold has now given an insight to the latest developments in the modularization of Java.
Mark Reinhold announces gear shift from explorative stages to creation of production-quality design and implementation for Jigsaw in Java 9.