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GraalVM adds Java 11 support

Latest upgrade of Oracle’s polyglot VM becomes the project”s first long term support release

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Sourcetrail code navigator now free open source

Sourcetrail indexes source files to create a dependency graph, giving developers a graphical overview of their code

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OpenJDK repo migration to GitHub gains steam

A formal OpenJDK proposal calls for migrating Java source code repositories to the popular code-hosting platform

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Python overtakes Java on GitHub

GitHub reports that JavaScript, Python, and Java are the most popular languages used by developers on its code-sharing site

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Red Hat’s Quarkus Java stack moves toward production release

Quarkus is a fast, lightweight, Kubernetes-native Java stack for building serverless and microservices applications

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C challenges Java in language popularity survey

Monthly Tiobe Index has C and longtime leader Java in a virtual tie and Swift finally cracking the top 10

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Microsoft to participate in open source Java

Microsoft has joined the OpenJDK project to contribute small bug fixes and backports and learn how to be good Java citizens

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Google App Engine adds support for Java 11

The Java 11 runtime is now generally available on App Engine, supporting twice the amount of memory as Java 8

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Android Studio 4.0 backs native UI toolkit

Now available in a preview release, the Android Studio 4.0 ‘Canary’ upgrade works with the JetPack Compose UI toolkit and improves Java 8 support

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Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Microsoft’s code editor adds new code navigation, code actions, code snippets, and refactoring features, along with Java 13 support

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Build enterprise Java code with Azure Spring Cloud

Microsoft and Pivotal bring the popular Java development framework to Azure

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Microsoft and Pivotal unveil Azure Spring Cloud

The new Azure cloud service provides managed infrastructure for Spring Boot Java applications and microservices

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Oracle pits GraalVM against Google Go

Oracle touts the fast startup and small memory footprint of the polyglot VM, which will soon be upgraded to Java 11

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JDK 13: The new features in Java 13

Java 13 arrives with improvements to garbage collection, application class-data sharing, and text blocks

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JavaFX 13 adds support for native rendering

Upgrade to the rich client platform for Java allows developers to integrate technologies such as OpenGL and WebGL for powerful visualizations

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Is Java the next COBOL?

60 years later, billions of lines of COBOL live on. Could Java, SQL, or Python last as long?

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Eclipse Jakarta EE arrives

Two years after taking over Java EE from Oracle, the Eclipse Foundation has shipped its implementation of Java EE 8

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Jabel brings post-Java 8 features to Java 8 users

Using the ‘annotation processor,’ developers can take advantage of the latest Java language features and still compile to Java 8 bytecode

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