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Weekly round-up: JDK 12, GitLab Serverless, 2019 tech predictions & more

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Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, JDK 12 entered Rampdown Phase One, GitLab Serverless was announced & more.

JDK 12 is in Rampdown Phase One

As of last week, JDK 12 entered Rampdown Phase One which basically means that the overall feature set is frozen and no further JEPs will be targeted to this release.

However, the stabilization repository, jdk/jdk12, is open to select bug fixes and, with approval, late enhancements. Check out the details here.

POLL RESULTS: What are the hardest languages to learn?

At the beginning of the month, we asked you to give us your opinion on which programming language has the steepest learning curve, among a number of choices and the results are in.

Unsurprisingly, Assembly is crowned the most difficult language to learn on a beginner level followed by Haskell. To be honest, we would have expected Haskell to rank first, given its very unique nature, but apparently, we underestimated the difficulty of Assembly! You can find the full results here.

GitLab Serverless: A new single-application DevOps experience

Gitlab CEO,  Sid Sijbrandij, had said, “All roads lead to compute.” And GitLab seems to be following this road pretty passionately. Last week, we got the news that the team announced the GitLab Serverless, due to be released with the next GitLab version later this month.

Have a look at what this initiative brings, here.

On the road to Angular v8

The third beta for Angular v7.2 is here. This release may only bring some bugfixes but every step counts.

Take a quick look at the four bugfixes featured in beta.2 here.

7 days of upcoming tech trends!

2018 has certainly been a year. As the days grow shorter, we can’t help but look forward to a brand new 2019 and all the amazing tech trends waiting for us. So we asked a number of experts what they think is in store for developers in 2019.

Here are the topics we’ve covered so far:

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