Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, the major version GraalVM 20.0 was released with lots of new language features. We also showed this year’s trends for software engineers, how to navigate OpenJDK support, and how to test Java microservices applications.
Do you really need OpenJDK support? It can be tricky, and even dangerous in the case of enterprise use. When it comes to OpenJDK builds, there are several different options you can turn towards. Find out how much it will cost you, what versions of Java and security fixes are provided, what operating systems are supported, and more facts.
The collaboration between Microsoft and Oracle has now been formalized, and Microsoft’s Bruno Borges has posted a message in the OpenJDK mailing list about what happens next and how Microsoft will start to integrate its team into the OpenJDK community. Let’s take a closer look.
In addition to the short and long-term support releases of Java, there is now a third variant. Azul Systems has introduced the Medium Term Support (MTS) for its Java distributions. What is it all about?
Monica Beckwith in an interview at JAX London 2019. Microsoft’s JVM performance expert talks about innovations in the domain of Java Garbage Collection. What are the advantages of concurrent garbage collectors like Shenandoha and ZGC?
No matter how carefully they wrote their program, nearly every developer knows the dreaded NullPointerException all too well. The JVM points to the location of the problem, but not in as much detail as you might like. With JEP 358, Goetz Lindemaier and Ralf Schmelter propose a solution to this problem.
Happy August everyone! Wow it’s been hot in Europe – over 40°C where we are! Don’t worry, we’ve got 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!
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we saw the return of the OpenJDK Mobile project, and lots more. Let’s have a look.
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.
Following in the steps of the likes of Amazon, IBM, and Red Hat, Pivotal joins the party in offering OpenJDK support. The official Pivotal support of OpenJDK will be available via Pivotal Spring Runtime. Let’s take a look.
About a month ago, Red Hat announced that it will be taking over the leadership for OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11 calling out the need for continued support of the technology and community. But what does this mean for the developer community? We asked our readers and the results are in!
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we saw a big announcement coming over from Red Hat who is taking over the leadership from Oracle for OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11. Let’s have a look.
With SapMachine, SAP is supporting a friendly fork of the OpenJDK for developers looking to utilize cutting edge technology with their SAP applications. In this article, Volker Simonis explains SAP’s long history of supporting JVM development and goes over the features of SapMachine.
Amazon Corretto was announced in November 2018 but this free distribution of OpenJDK is *now* generally available. We started the conversation about OpenJDK providers last year but now that new players are springing up, it’s time to revisit some projects that we might have missed.