Java Developer Newsletter
Java Developer Newsletter
September 2020
News, articles, conferences, projects, and more.
Conference Announcement
Oracle Developer Live ⁠— Java

September 15: Americas
September 17: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia

Learn from Oracle Java engineers about Java 15 and modern application development in a day of technical sessions and hands on labs.

Some topics include: Java language futures, JDK Flight Recorder (JFR), cryptographic improvements, building Java cloud native applications with Micronaut and OCI, evolving traditional applications with microservices, and also updates on key projects such as Loom, GraalVM, and Helidon.

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Development Releases
JDK 15 Release Candidate Builds
An Inside View from the Java Engineers
Inside Java is a new view into the Java Platform Group through a curated collection of technical content produced by Oracle's Java engineers.
On the Performance of User-Mode Threads and Coroutines
-- Ron Pressler

Early steps on the road to customization
-- John Rose

jdk/jdk repository transition to Git, GitHub and Skara is done
-- Erik Helin
Highlights from Java Magazine
Inside Java 15: Fourteen JEPs in five buckets: Hidden classes, sealed classes, text blocks, records, and EdDSA: There’s lots of goodness in JDK 15
-- Alan Zeichick

Java frameworks for the cloud: Establishing the bounds for rapid startups: Making the case for using the GraalVM platform for serverless applications
-- Oleg Selajev

The role of preview features in Java 14, Java 15, Java 16, and beyond: How Oracle gathers feedback on new JDK functionality with preview, experimental, and incubating features
-- David Delabassee
Java in 2020: Important results from a recent survey from VDC Research with more than 580 developers globally
-- Manish Gupta

Announcing GraalVM 20.2.0
-- Oleg Selajev

Disaster Recovery in Oracle WebLogic Server for Oracle Cloud
-- Adrian Padilla Duarte

Project Verrazzano Now on GitHub: Enterprise Container Platform for deploying traditional and cloud-native applications in multi-cloud and hybrid environments
-- David Cabelus
Analyst Reports
Java for Mid-sized Enterprises: On-premises & in the Cloud. Report
models a 29% savings for Oracle Java SE Subscription customers over a four year period.
-- Wikibon

Java Turns 25: Taking Stock of Java's Contributions to Development and Digital Transformation. Reports on 25 years of Java, plus GraalVM, Oracle Java SE Subscription, and Oracle’s role as the steward of Java. Demonstrates that 69% of full-time developers work with Java – more than with any other language.
-- IDC
On Demand: Application Development Innovation with Oracle Java 15
-- Aurelio Garcia-Ribeyro, Chad Arimura, Sharat Chander

On Demand: Value of Oracle Java SE Subscription for the Enterprise
-- Manish Gupta

Sept 23: Machine Learning with GraalVM Enterprise and NVIDIA's grCUDA
-- Alina Yurenko
From Oracle Labs
Tribuo is now available as Open Source. This Machine Learning library is written in Java to provide implementations of classification, regression, clustering, and anomaly detection algorithms, along with interfaces to popular ML libraries like TensorFlow and XGBoost.

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