Oracle have announced more features to be delivered as part of JDK 9, including Unified JVM Logging and fine-grained control over the JIT compiler. Primitive specialization of generics is pushed out to JDK 10, however.
Oracle have announced details for NetBeans Day 2014. Particular topics of interest include Maven, a new Education initiative and an appearance by James Gosling.
Oracle has announced the first set of enhancement proposals that will deliver features for Java 9. They include HTTP/2 support, enhanced JSON support and a first step towards modularity.
Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (220.127.116.11) is now available and includes the much anticipated “In-memory” feature, along with several other improvements.
The latest version of Oracle NoSQL Database supports tabular data model, secondary indexing, security enhancements via Oracle Wallet integration, and data center enhancements. Oracle recently announced the release of version 3.0 of the distributed key-value database.
Oracle has launched the second part of its Java EE 8 community survey with cloud, security, logging, deployment, testability, pruning, and profiles amongst the topics.
OpenAccess ORM Q3 2013 SP1 Adds VS 2013 Support, Discontinued Classic Wizards, Oracle 9i and MySQL 5
The recently released OpenAccess ORM Q3 2013 SP1 by Telerik has introduced support for Visual Studio 2013 in addition to extended support for Visual Studio 2008. Moreover, support for classic wizards, Oracle 9i and MySQL 5.0 will be discontinued beginning with the next release of OpenAccess ORM.
It's one thing having an in-house training program. But there is a certain deeper insight that can be gained from attending a Q-Con conference in person. Which may be one reason why attendance at the globe-hopping event continues to grow.
In an ongoing effort to improve Java performance, Oracle has announced a change in the internal representation of Strings as of Java 1.7.0_06.
In keeping with their tradition of community collaboration on the Java platform, Oracle is asking the enterprise development community to participate in a survey to help define the requirements for the next version of Java Enterprise Edition, Java EE 8.
On each day of the 3-day conference at the inviting environs offered at the Hyatt there was a jam-packed schedule of speakers, exhibits and activities that made for some difficult decisions as to which tracks and what happening to attend.
Oracle has recently announced the Java EE and GlassFish Server Roadmap update. On June 12, 2013, Java EE 7 was released, along with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 4. This week, Oracle has stated that there will be no commercially supported versions of GlassFish 4. GlassFish 4 is the Java EE 7 reference implementation, and is the only Java EE 7 certified application server.
Last month, Oracle granted Eclipse access to the TCKs necessary to claim that EclipseLink and Eclipse Virgo are certified by the appropriate standard. But with Eclipse Virgo likely to close down, is it too little, too late?
Oracle has reversed their decision to remove the method sun.reflect.Reflection.getCallerClass(int) in Java 7u40. The method is planned to remain at least through Java 7.
Oracle has released Cloud Application Foundation (CAF) 12c, an integrated middleware platform that works on both traditional data centers and cloud environments. It is a combination of WebLogic Server for Java EE, Coherence in-memory data grid, Tuxedo for C/C++/COBOL, Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder for configuration and deployment, and Oracle Traffic Director for load balancing.