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JetBrains adds to Aqua testing IDE

Added support for Playwright and Cypress improves testing and debugging.

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Interactive Java consoles with JLine and ConsoleUI

Get inside the Java shell, with this hands-on demonstration of building advanced UI consoles and REPLs in Java.

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Build a Java application to talk to ChatGPT

Build your own Java-based chatbot and get a feel for interacting with the ChatGPT API in a Java client.

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Azul Systems boosts Java startups with CRaC

The OpenJDK Coordinated Restore at Checkpoint project allows a running application to pause, snapshot its state, and then restart later, even on a different machine.

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Hands-on with MicroStream: A fresh approach to Java persistence

MicroStream abstracts the Java persistence layer so you can think about data persistence in an object-oriented way. Here's a hands-on introduction.

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7 awesome Java projects you should know about

The Java ecosystem is bursting with tools and frameworks for just about every programming need. Here are seven open source Java projects you don't want to miss.

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Visual Studio Code 1.78 debuts profile templates for Python, Java, Angular

The April 2023 release of Microsoft’s programming editor also features new default color themes.

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How to use ForkJoinPool in Java

Use ForkJoinPool to break down computationally intensive tasks and execute them in parallel for better Java application performance.

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Amazon Corretto, Java 17 adoption soar, New Relic reports

New Relic’s 2023 State of the Java Ecosystem Report finds that Amazon has surpassed Oracle as the leading JDK vendor, while use of Java 17 has increased four-fold.

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OpenJDK proposals would bolster Java integrity, encryption

One proposal would restrict Java APIs to maintain the strong encapsulation that assures the integrity of code and data, while a second would introduce a Key Encapsulation Mechanism API.

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Oracle expands availability of Java 8 performance pack

The Java 8 Enterprise Performance Pack, a performance boosting drop-in replacement for JDK 8 workloads on Linux, is now available via public download.

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OpenJDK proposal would make Java easier to learn

Flexible main methods and anonymous main classes would help students write basic programs much more concisely and reduce the ceremony of writing simple programs.

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Hands-on with Java and Wasm

Compiling Java code to WebAssembly is an efficient way to get it running in a web browser, and you get a serious performance boost. Let's check it out.

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The changing world of Java

Vaadin's State of Java Report is a treasure trove of knowledge about how developers are using Java today. Let's dig in.

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JetBrains updates IDEs for Java, JavaScript, Ruby

Improvements to the IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, and RubyMine IDEs range from smoother zooming and navigation to faster code completion, dependency resolution, and Git commits.

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Generational garbage collection promises to boost Java performance

Generational Z Garbage Collector would lower garbage collection CPU overhead, lower heap memory overhead, and reduce the risk of allocations stalls, OpenJDK proposal says.

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Oracle Helidon taps virtual threads for ‘pure performance’

Version 4.0.0 of Oracle’s Java microservices framework introduces a web server based on virtual threads, which promise both outstanding performance and simpler programming.

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Oracle: Java subscribers can renew under old terms

Existing Oracle Java SE licensees may continue with their per-processor or per-user plans, and do not have to move to the new per-employee subscription, Oracle says.

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JDK 20: The new features in Java 20

The latest upgrade of standard Java, now available in a production release, incubates or previews a number of new capabilities including virtual threads and structured concurrency.

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Eclipse Java downloads skyrocket

Eclipse Foundation reports more than 12 million downloads of its Temurin Java SE binaries per month over the past three months.

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