Java 10 is officially released

Java 10 has officially been released. Today’s release is the first in Oracle’s new biannual release schedule, which was announced last year. Java 10 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 10 Platform Specification, which is specified by JSR 383 in the Java Community Process. This version was heavily collaborated on with the OpenJDK … continue reading

SD Times news digest: RedMonk’s programming rankings, VS Code 1.21 and Apache Cordova Windows 6.0

Red Monk has released its Q1 programming language rankings. The top ten programming languages are JavaScript, Java, Python, PHP, C#, C++, CSS, Ruby, C, and Swift. “The relatively static nature of the top ten languages is interesting, certainly, in a technology landscape that is best characterized not by the high level of change but the … continue reading

International Women’s Day highlights software’s shrinking gender gap

Gender diversity has long been a problem in the technology space, but a newly released report finds the industry is finally making strides to address this. HackerRank’s Women in Tech report found that women make up 53 percent of the graduates and junior developers entering the workforce. This is the highest number to date, according … continue reading

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JavaFX now available as a separate module

Oracle is making JavaFX available as a separate module in an effort to make it easier to adopt. JavaFX is the software platform for developing desktop Java apps. Currently it is a part of the JDK, and will continue to be supported as part of JDK 8 through 2022 at least, but starting with the … continue reading

An inside look at Java 10

Java 10 will be released this month with a focus on cloud and serverless computing, Oracle has announced. The release is the first since the company decided last year to go to a twice-yearly release schedule, with major updates occurring in March and September. “The move to a new release model has been met with … continue reading

Spring releases Spring Boot 2.0

The 2.0 version of Spring Boot is now available. Spring Boot is a solution from Pivotal designed to help developers build production ready apps with minimal upfront configuration of Spring. Version 2.0 was 17 months in the making and received input from more than 215 individuals. According to the company, the previous version was released … continue reading

Java EE renamed to Jakarta EE

Java EE has been rebranded to Jakarta EE by the Eclipse Foundation community. The name comes from the Jakarta Project, an early Apache open-source effort. “It is preferred that when you are generically referring to this open source software platform that you call it Jakarta EE rather than EE4J. EE4J, the Eclipse Top-level project,  is … continue reading

SD Times news digest: InfluxCloud, Datadog’s Java support, and the Cisco Container Platform

InfluxData has announced the latest release of its database-as-a-service, InfluxCloud. New capabilities include improved security, expanded global region support and faster onboarding. In addition, it features pre-built dashboards that allow customers to co-monitor the health of their InfluxCloud as well as new multi-user functionality.  “At InfluxData, we pride ourselves on listening to customers and being responsive … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Intel’s security pledge, VS Code Java tools, and new Skype encryption

In the aftermath of Google Project Zero’s security exploits, Intel has announced that the company will work closely with their partners with a shared goal of restoring confidence in the security of the customers’ data as quickly as possible. Last week, it was revealed one of the vulnerabilties, Meltdown, was found on Intel processors, and … continue reading

2017: Changes in Java

Over the past year, Java went through many changes. At the start of the year, Java EE was in an uncertain state and the Java 9 release had been pushed back from its originally scheduled 2016 release date. At JavaOne in 2016, Oracle announced its plans to address the platform as well as information on … continue reading

Apache Mnemonic is now a Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation has announced Apache Mnemonic is graduating from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project. This signifies the project’s progress and success. Apache Mnemonic is an open-source object platform for processing and analysis of linked objects, according to the foundation. It is designed to address Big Data performance issues such as … continue reading

Coding Dojo: The top seven programming languages of 2018

As programmers prepare for the new year, they will need to stay up-to-date on the most in-demand skills employers are looking for. Coding Dojo has released the top seven most in-demand programming languages developers should be aware of over the next year. “Software development is a dynamic field. New and in-demand programming languages, frameworks and … continue reading

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