IBM commits to offering free Java JDK binaries
Big Blue joins the Eclipse Adoptium and offers free certified JDKs with Eclipse OpenJ9.
This week IBM announced that it has joined the Eclipse Adoptium working group as an enterprise member. More importantly, the company said it has committed to building and publishing Java SE TCK-certified JDK ... Read more
Google did not violate copyright with Java code in Android
The US Supreme Court has ruled on a lawsuit filed by Oracle against Google. This brings an end to the more than ten-year-long legal battle about whether Google infringed Oracle's copyright by incorporating Java code into Android.
According to the Supreme Court, Google did not violate copyright, ... Read more
Oracle releases version 16 of Java
Oracle has released Java Development Kid (JDK) 16. The new version of the popular programming language contains 17 improvements that should benefit the developer's productivity.
In an announcement on its website, Oracle explains what the changes are in the latest version of Java. For example, th... Read more
Red Hat tool brings Java applications to Kubernetes
Red Hat has released an update to Migration Toolkit for Applications that makes it easier to migrate Java applications to Quarkus. This allows Java applications to run in Kubernetes environments.
Developers can use Red Hat Migration Toolkit for Applications to convert Java applications to run on... Read more
Python squeezes its way to the top of the programming languages pile
Tiobe, the software-checking company has called Python the top programming language of 2020 because it became more popular in its index than any other language last year. Tiobe uses programming-related questions on search engines that calculate rankings.
Python rose by 2.1% in 2020 while Java de... Read more
Java is no longer the king of development, as Python gains popularity
Java was the king of programming languages for some time. Now it is trying to keep the second place as pressure from Python's squeeze intensifies. Tiobe, the software firm, ranked programming languages for its December edition of the ranking system and placed C at the top of the pile.
Following ... Read more
Python continues to gain in popularity, but still trails C
The programming language is now ranked second as Java falls to third.
Python, a top choice for data-science and machine-learning projects, is now in second spot behind C in TIOBE's latest index, knocking Java down into third place.
Python is a top choice for developers working on data-science... Read more
Azure receives Java Resource Management libraries
Microsoft has announced that Azure Cloud has a couple of new libraries to support programs written in Java. Different functions in the platform can now be called with Java.
The tech company has announced the update in a blog post. In it, Weidong Xu, senior software engineer at Microsoft, explain... Read more
C# falls in popularity for cloud apps but is still a major player in gaming
A new developer survey from Slashdata has shown the popularity of C# dropping from third to sixth place in three years. C# is the primary language of Microsoft's .NET platform.
Despite the drop in popularity, however,... Read more
Oracle announces Java 15 on the language’s 25th birthday
Coming amid reports of declining popularity, the company latest release is attempting to win back the hearts of developers worldwide.
Oracle announced on Tuesday the release of Oracle JDK 15, or simply Java 15. The new release marks 25 years since the programming language's debut.
"As Java ce... Read more