Redmonk Analyst Fintan Ryan recently published his findings on framework popularity in Java. After completing an in-depth research study on GitHub stars, issues, commits and Twitter followers, Ryan concludes: Spring still dominates, Spring Boot is on an exponential curve, Netty and Play continue to grow strongly.
On the second day of the SpringOne Platform conference in Las Vegas, project lead Juergen Hoeller gave an update to attendees on the Spring framework roadmap.
JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1, the latest version of their most popular IDE. The new version seems to have the polyglot developer in mind, with multiple enhancements over a variety of languages and technologies; however, the most noticeable changes are aimed at Java, particularly at helping developers take full advantage of Java 8.
During the opening night keynote at SpringOne2GX Juergen Hoeller, Principal Engineer at Pivotal Inc and Spring Framework project lead, outlined the company's high level plans for the Spring Framework.
After nearly four years the popular Spring Framework is getting ready for an upgrade from version 3 to version 4.
VMware's SpringSource team have recently announced plans for Spring 4.0, the next update to the framework, with new features including support for Java SE 8, Groovy 2, parts of Java EE 7, and WebSockets. InfoQ spoke to Spring framework co-founder Juergen Hoeller to find out more about the plans.