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  • Oracle Extends Free Support Lifetime of Java 8

    Oracle has updated their roadmap for Free support of Java 8. This removes the previously reported "cliff edge" for Java 8 support but still only leaves a four-month cut over period and no long-term options for supporting Java 9 and 10.

  • JavaOne 2016 - Day 2 "Thinking in Parallel"

    InfoQ attends"Thinking in Parallel" session at JavaOne 2016,

  • JavaOne 2016 - Day 1 Highlights

    Day 1 of JavaOne 2016 topics: learning about Java 8&9 features, Docker for Java developers, and development tools for Java EE 8. InfoQ highlights a few of the day's interesting sessions.

  • Ehcache 3.0 Released with Revamped API and Off-Heap Storage

    Terracotta has released version 3 of their distributed caching technology Ehcache, sporting a number of important new features. First, its API has been refactored and now leverages Java generics. Performance has generally been enhanced, and support for the javax.cache API (JSR-107) and off heap storage capabilities have been added.

  • jDays 2016 Round-Up

    On 8th and 9th March, the jDays Conference was hosted in Gothenburg, Sweden, followed by an additional day of optional workshops. Currently in its third edition, jDays congregated forty speakers from several different countries, who covered a varied range of topics with a special emphasis in the Java language, methodologies and practices, and front-end technologies.

  • Android N Includes Multi-window, Java 8, Enhanced Notifications

    Google has made available an early preview of Android N targeted specifically at developers. Android N Preview comes 10 weeks earlier compared with its predecessor, Android M Preview. Google’s desire is to get earlier feedback from developers to have enough time to incorporate the changes into it.

  • Apache Wicket 7.2.0 Released

    The Apache Wicket PMC has released Apache Wicket 7.2.0. This release is a minor release, but does contain new features. To learn more about this release and the state of Apache Wicket, InfoQ interviewed Apache Wicket PMC member Martijn Dashorst.

  • GS Collections Moves to the Eclipse Foundation

    InfoQ talks to GS Collections creator Donald Raab about the just announced move of the GS Collections open source framework to the Eclipse Foundation

  • JavaOne 2015 Preview

    In preparation for JavaOne 2015, InfoQ held a Q&A session with a number of speakers at this year's conference that caught our eye.

  • JAX London 2015 Round-Up

    JAX London 2015, which took place from 12th to 15th October at the Business Design Centre in London, United Kingdom, gathered many of the experts in the areas of Java, Microservices and other modern development practices. Although the topics were varied, the overall message seemed to indicate both that these technologies are maturing, and that users are learning to use them more effectively.

  • Ratpack 1.0 Launches Aiming to make Asynchronous Programming Easier on the JVM

    Ratpack, a high performance Java web framework, has reached 1.0 status. The 1.0 release is API-stable and can be considered production ready. The main thing that makes Ratpack interesting is the execution model, which aims to make asynchronous programming on the JVM easier.

  • QCon SF 2015 Update: Workshops at a glance (Nov 19-20)

    At QCon San Francisco, we offer two days of workshops (Nov 19-20). Workshops focus on developing the technical skills that leverage technologies you heard about from our expert practitioners during the conference sessions. Here is a glimpse at some of the experts you can learn from QCon SF ‘15 workshops.

  • Jetty 9.3 Celebrates 20th Anniversary, adds HTTP/2 Support

    On June 12, 2015, the Jetty Project released version 9.3 of their flagship open source embedded application server, that day being the 20th anniversary of the project's beginning. Features of the release include HTTP/2 server (and client) support, Java 8 as a minimum, more Java NIO integration and an overhauled scheduler. They also removed SPDY networking support and fixed over 400 bugs.

  • Peter Lawrey Describes Petabyte JVMs

    It’s not unusual in financial service systems to have problems that requires significant vertical, as opposed to horizontal, scaling. During his talk at QCon London Peter Lawrey described the particular problems that occur when you scale a Java application beyond 32GB.

  • Java 8 Auto-Update, Java 7 End of Public Update

    Oracle has started auto-updating JRE 7 to JRE 8. Auto-update was turned on in January 20, 2015 and affects Windows 32-bit and OS X users who use Java's auto-update mechanism. This is not a silent upgrade and requires user permission. JRE 8 was released on March 2014 and has been the default version on Java.com since October 2014.

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