Weekly Review: Celebrating Java 14, working from home & how to help fight COVID-19
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.
Hands on with Records in Java 14 – A Deep Dive
We just can’t stop celebrating the release of Java 14, so 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.
Take the deep dive into records here.
Java 14 expert interviews
For the release of Java 14, we talked to several Java experts. Last week, we published the final three out of this six-part series.
Spring Boot 2.2.6 adds support for Java 14
While spring is here outside (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), Spring Boot is also here! 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.
See here what’s new in Spring Boot.
COVID-19, Software Developers and Becoming All-Remote (Part 1)
Aside from our pro tips on WDP (Working During Pandemic), brought to you by the JAXenter Editorial Team, we also launched a new series last week. This four-part series is dedicated to helping software developers, managers and organizations adapt to the pandemic emergency and become all-remote. In this first article, we will focus on the basics. Let’s dive into the human aspects affecting all of us, and address some of the ways in which we can turn this unfortunate event into an engaging learning experience for ourselves, our team and everyone we interact with.
Read the first part of the series here.
COVID-19 vs open source: How developers are fighting the virus
Programmers are in a unique position where not only can they typically work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can help lend a hand. Help fight COVID-19 and donate your computing power, help create a community app, and keep on social distancing!
See how to help fight the pandemic here.
But that’s not all
Last week was so full of interesting news and great content, here’s a few more highlights for you: