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What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

The universal virtual machine enters production status

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Beyond Java: Programming languages on the JVM

By running on the JVM, these languages run anywhere Java runs, work seamlessly with Java, and open up possibilities Java doesn’t

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what’s in and what’s out in app dev

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15 Java frameworks that give developers a boost

Java development frameworks can help developers get an application up and running faster, offering code reuse and eliminating the task of building boilerplate code

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The programming languages you should learn now

if you're in the market for a new lingua franca, what you choose next might be influenced by your current language of choice

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JDK 10: What’s new in Java 10

Better Docker support and technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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JavaFX will be removed from the Java JDK

Oracle’s rich media web technology will be broken out of standard Java as of JDK 11, and will proceed at its own pace

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What’s new in the Spring Boot 2.0 builder for Java apps

The first major Spring Boot upgrade in four years supports Java 9 and Spring Framework 5

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Enterprise Java’s new name: Jakarta EE

The venerable Java EE name has been retired as part of enterprise Java’s move away from Oracle

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Oracle extends Java JDK 8 updates to 2019

Oddly, JDK 8 will get public updates even after updates end for the later JDK 9 and JDK 10 Java releases

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Employers want JavaScript, but developers want Python

Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills

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Eclipse’s enterprise Java roadmap: more services coming

The JSON-B API, more cloud and microservices support, two XML efforts, web tags, and a JavaBeans Action Framework are among the planned elements

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

The once-faltering language wins Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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2017: The year in programming languages

Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, TypeScript, and C++ all saw big changes in their capabilities

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C’s wild ride: From all-time low to big gains

After bottoming out earlier this year, the language is gaining in adherents—but still faces the Java juggernaut for the top spot

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EE4J: Eclipse’s replacement for Java EE unveiled

Eclipse Foundation unveils nine EE4J proposals covering Java NIO, REST, web services, JSON, messaging, middleware, and WebSockets

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Kotlin frameworks: A survey of JVM development tools

The Java alternative is gaining more support in the form of frameworks, including established tools like Spring Framework and Vert.x

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Beta JetBrains IDE moves Kotlin apps out of the JVM

The Kotlin/Native preview’s supported target platforms include MacOS, iOS, Ubuntu Linux, and Raspberry Pi

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21 plug-ins to make the most of Eclipse

The vast Eclipse plug-in ecosystem offers rich rewards for application developers who know how to find the gems

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Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP

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