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  • Java News Roundup: JCP 25th Anniversary, Foreign Function & Memory API, Eclipse Epicyro

    This week's Java roundup for September 11th, 2023, features news from OpenJDK, JCP, JDK 22, JDK 21, Payara Platform, Eclipse Epicyro, Grails Plugin Portal and milestone and point releases for: Spring Framework, Spring Data, Spring Tools, Quarkus, Micronaut, Helidon, MicroProfile Telemetry, Groovy, Camel Quarkus, Micrometer Metrics and Tracing, Piranha, JobRunr, JHipster Lite and Project Reactor.

  • JCP EC Industry Experts Reveal Their Favorite JDK 21 Feature at Special Oracle Event in NYC

    At a special event hosted by the New York Java Special Interest Group and Garden State Java User Group at BNY Mellon in New York City, industry experts from the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee participated in a panel discussion to reveal their favorite features from the upcoming release of JDK 21. Included in the festivities was a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the JCP.

  • Java News Roundup: Spring Framework 6, JCP Election, Project Valhalla, OpenJDK Updates

    This week's Java roundup for November 14th, 2022, features news from OpenJDK, JDK 20, Project Valhalla, JavaFX 20, JCP election results, Spring Framework 6.0, Spring Data 2022.0, Spring Cloud Dataflow 2.10-RC2, Spring Modulith 0.1-RC1, Quarkus 2.14.1 and 3.0.Alpha1, Micronaut 3.7.4, Piranha 22.11.0, Eclipse Vert.x 4.3.5, Apache Tomcat 10.1.2 and 9.0.69, Apache Beam 2.43.0 and PrimeFaces 12.0.2.

  • Java News Roundup: Payara Platform 2022 Roadmap, OpenJDK Drafts, Kotlin 1.6.20-M1, Gradle 7.4

    This week's Java roundup for February 7th, 2022, features news from OpenJDK, JDK 18, JDK 19, JSR 381 approved by the JCP, Payara Platform 2022 roadmap, Quarkus 2.7.1, Helidon 2.4.2, Micronaut 3.3.1, Hibernate Search 6.1.1, Hibernate Reactive 1.1.3.Final, JReleaser Early-Access, Failsafe 3.2.1, Kotlin 1.6.20-M1, Gradle 7.4, Apache Tika 2.3.0 and end-of-life for Apache Tika 1.x release train.

  • Microsoft Continues Its Embrace of Java by Joining JCP

    Microsoft joined the Java Community Process (JCP), which governs the Java language evolution. This continues Microsoft's embrace of Java, such as having its own OpenJDK distribution and constantly improving Java support in Visual Studio Code. Microsoft is also a strategic member of both the Eclipse Foundation and the Eclipse Working Group for Adoptium. Adoptium was formerly known as AdoptOpenJDK.

  • Heather VanCura, Director of the JCP, Speaks to InfoQ on the JCP 20th Anniversary

    Heather VanCura, director of the Java Community Process (JCP) and chairperson of the JCP Executive Committee (EC), recently visited the campuses of BNY Mellon in Pittsburgh and New York City to present in honor of the 20th anniversary of the JCP. This event was held in partnership with the NYJavaSIG and the ACGNJ Java Users Group. VanCura spoke to InfoQ about the JCP and the 20th Anniversary.

  • 2018 JCP Election Results Introduces BNY Mellon as a First-Time Member

    The Fall 2018 Java Community Process (JCP) election slate featured eight ratified seats, three elected seats, and one associate seat. The Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon is a first-time member of the JCP. Representing BNY Mellon are Donald Raab, managing director, and Chandra Guntur, director. Raab and Guntur spoke to InfoQ about this latest milestone for BNY Mellon and what they plan to accomplish.

  • Jakarta EE Working Group Established

    Future versions of the Java EE technology will be branded as Jakarta EE, and it’s currently under active development at the Eclipse Foundation. When Java EE was under Oracle’s stewardship, it used the JCP to make decisions and introduce new features. Since there’s no JCP for Java EE at Eclipse, a new process had to be established. That process is now called the Jakarta EE Working Group.

  • No JCP for Java EE

    Oracle does not support or recommend the use of the JCP (Java Community Process) for future Java EE enhancements. "Oracle recommends and supports the use of EE4J-driven processes for functional enhancements to Java EE 8 specifications, and does not recommend or support use the JCP process for any future Java EE 8 functional enhancements."

  • Java Community Process Reacts to Release Cycle Announcement

    The overall reaction of the Java Community Process to Oracle's Java release cycle announcement seems to be relatively positive. Some leading members provide their view of the announcement.

  • JetBrains Elected to the JCP Executive Committee

    In a recent special election, JetBrains was elected to the JCP Executive Committee to fill one of the seats vacated by Ericsson and TOTVS. Trisha Gee, developer and technical advocate at JetBrains, spoke to InfoQ about this latest milestone for JetBrains, what they plan to accomplish, the recent JSR 376 vote, and plans for future development.

  • Mark Reinhold Confirms JPMS (Jigsaw) Will Be Submitted for Public Review, Despite Community Concerns

    Mark Reinhold, chief architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, has confirmed that Jigsaw will be submitted for public review, despite IBM and RedHat's concerns.

  • IBM and Red Hat to Vote "No" on Java Modules (Jigsaw)

    InfoQ has previously reported on the developing situation regarding JSR 376 - the Java Platform Module System, commonly called "Project Jigsaw". Now, in a highly unusual move, IBM and Red Hat have both publicly announced that they will vote "no" on Jigsaw in its current form.

  • Oracle Shares Their Strategy for Java EE with the JCP Executive Committee

    Anil Gaur, Oracle Group Vice President with responsibility for Java EE and WebLogic Server, was invited to speak at the last JCP Executive Committee meeting to shed some light on the future of Java EE. The core of his message was that enterprise programming is changing, and that Oracle wants to adapt to it. However, questions from the EC members indicated that the plan is still unclear.

  • New JSON Binding Library Is Ready for Public Review

    JSON-B, the JSON binding library expected to be added to Java EE 8, has been released for public review. The library builds on top of JSON Processing, and intends to provide a standard alternative to popular libraries like Jackson or Gson. The JSR is only targeted for inclusion Java EE though, meaning users of Java SE will still need to make use of external libraries.