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.
The Java 9 release postponement may come as little surprise to the Java community given the JDK’s track record of tardiness. But what exactly is causing the hold-up? And does this mean more time for more language features?
Another dose of Thorben Janssen’s Java news is served looking at the unfortunate delay of JDK 9, two fundamental Java EE technologies and an introduction to RAML, the RESTful API Modelling language. All this and more with the hottest Java links for the week.
Oracle cannot meet expectations for the planned release of Java 9 in September 2016. In a message broadcast to the community via mailing list, chief architect Mark Reinhold has revealed that the modularisation work in Project Jigsaw needs more time.
You’ve already been acquainted with JAR hell, but what about the horror that may be unleashed by Project Jigsaw in Java 9? Nicolai Parlog takes a look at the possibility of Module Hell, with version conflicts and complex class loading the likely victims.
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.
With Java 9 on its way, the more information you have, the better. Nicolai Parlog dissects the upcoming Project Jigsaw and inspects each feature, from dependency management and optimisation to encapsulation.
With the release of Java 9 slated for September 2016, it’s not too early to start thinking about what the new release will actually do to your code.
Mark Reinhold announces gear shift from explorative stages to creation of production-quality design and implementation for Jigsaw in Java 9.
Project Jigsaw AIMS to create a simple, friendly and scalable standard module system for the Java platform. This session by Paul Sandoz explains its key goals and design principles, shows its application to the Java platform, and demonstrates how you can use it to create your own modular libraries and applications. Filmed at JAX 2013, Mainz.
Following slow progress, Project Jigsaw devs ditch four years
Following slow progress, Project Jigsaw devs ditch four years work to take new simplified approach.
Need to patch emergency client-side vulnerabilities has left Project Lambda out in the lurch, says Java chief architect.
Following Julys proposal, the Expert Group agrees with Mark Reinhold to defer the project until Java 9