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  • Java News Roundup - Week of June 7th, 2021

    This week’s roundup features news from OpenJDK and JDK 17 moving to Rampdown Phase One, JDK 18, a new Helidon extension for Visual Studio Code, JFR support in GraalVM native images, Quarkus 1.13 maintenance release, WildFly 24 Beta1, and updates to Spring Framework and Spring Boot.

  • Lightbend Announces Akka Serverless Open Beta

    Lightbend today announced the launch of Akka Serverless open beta, with general availability later this year. Akka Serverless is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that aims at cloud-native application development. It is built on Lightbend's Akka Platform technology and delivered via a model similar to existing serverless offerings.

  • Java News Roundup - Week of May 31st, 2021

    This week’s roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, initial work on JDK 18, Project Skara 1.0, JavaFX, MicroProfile GraphQL, Quarkus 2.0, Micronaut 3.0, Hibernate ORM 5.5.0, Payara Platform 5, Eclipse Vert.x 4.1.0, Spring and EclipseCon 2021.

  • AceQL Releases Open-Source JDBC-over-HTTP Driver

    AceQL has released a JDBC driver that operates over HTTP. The core of the project is open-source and an enterprise version is also available.

  • OpenJDK Discusses Post-SecurityManager Practices

    Following the introduction of JEP-411 to deprecate Java’s SecurityManager, several projects have spoken up to discuss the impact and expected outcome of this change and how it is implemented in early-release builds of Java 17 (a Long-Term Support release). In particular, Oracle has published a technical paper, "Security and Sandboxing Post SecurityManager."

  • Java News Roundup - Week of May 24th, 2021

    This week's roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, GA releases of Jakarta EE 9.1 and Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, milestone and candidate releases for Micronaut and Hibernate Reactive, respectively, Spring releasing a vulnerability report to address a local privilege escalation attack with Spring WebFlux, and birthday celebrations for Hibernate and Java.

  • The Road to Quarkus 2.0: Continuous Testing

    Quarkus continues its effort to make Java enterprise applications as efficient as possible, both from the perspective of its run time, resources, start and terminate time and now also from the development of applications. Quarkus 2.0 will enrich its dev mode with the continuous testing capability. Stuart Douglas, the senior principal engineer working on it, provides us with an overview.

  • Google Revamps Android Material Design, Improves UI Toolkit and Android Studio

    At the recent Google I/O conference, Google introduced a number of significant improvements to its Android platform. Most notably, the original Material Design, introduced in 2014, gets a major overhaul, Jetpack Compose gets closer to 1.0, and Android Studio improves productivity.

  • Jolie - a Service-Oriented Programming Language for Distributed Applications

    The Jolie programming language recently attracted the attention of developers on Hacker News. Jolie is a service-oriented language that encourages developers to model distributed software as composable services whose orchestration is described separately from communication protocols (SOAP, HTTP, XML-RPC) and deployment architecture. Jolie adopts services as a first-class concept.

  • GraalVM 21.1 Supports JDK 16

    Oracle Labs has released GraalVM 21.1 featuring experimental binaries for Java 16. This new release also contains performance improvements along with new features, such as support for multiple locales in a Native Image. Node.js, originally included in previous versions of the GraalVM installation package, is now an optional dependency requiring manual installation.

  • Java News Roundup - Week of May 17th, 2021

    This week’s roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, point releases for Helidon, Quarkus, Open Liberty and Hibernate, and a flurry of activity with the various Spring projects.

  • Java News Roundup - Week of May 10th, 2021

    This week’s Java roundup features news from OpenJDK JEPs targeted for JDK 17, updates on MicroProfile APIs, a 1.0 release of Grolifant, a library created by Schalk Cronjé supporting Gradle plugin development, and point releases for Hibernate, Piranha, Quarkus and Spring.

  • .NET News Roundup - Week of May 10th, 2021

    .NET News Roundup: JetBrains .NET Days Online, TypeScript 4.3 RC, Visual Studio 2019, .NET vulnerability patches, Steeltoe, Telerik, and Akka.NET

  • Jetbrains Previews Jetpack Compose for Web

    JetBrains, who recently ported Jetpack Compose to the desktop, has now released a technology preview of Jetpack Compose for Web. Kotlin developers may soon be able to use Jetpack Compose for cross-platform development (Android, macOS, Windows, Linux, the web — but not iOS).

  • Java News Roundup - Week of May 3rd, 2021

    This week’s Java news roundup features news from OpenJDK, the GA release of Kotlin 1.5, point releases on Eclipse projects, Micronaut Coherence 1.0.0-M1, Quarkus-2.0.0-Alpha2, updates on Spring projects, and developer surveys from Jakarta EE and Payara Platform 2021.

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