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Oracle tries playing nice with Java EE rebels

After raising their ire with perceived neglect of Java, Oracle is now trying to assuage breakaway groups like Java EE Guardians and Microprofile.io

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Red Hat links Java to Microsoft's Visual Studio Code

An extension based on the Language Server Protocol offers developers expanded use of Microsoft's development tool

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Oracle’s cloud adds PHP now, Ruby later

The company is introducing a spate of cloud-related services for APIs, NoSQL, and IaaS

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Oracle plans two major Java EE upgrades for the cloud

Version 8, due in late 2017, focuses on services configuration and health; Version 9, due a year later, focuses on smaller services and consistency

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Java 9 could be delayed until July 2017

Oracle official proposes another delay for the next major version of Java, says modularization is taking time

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Java founder James Gosling endorses Apache takeover of NetBeans Java IDE

Under a new proposal, Oracle will turn over reins of the project that began at Sun Microsystems

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Google Closure compiler moves from Java to JavaScript

The tool has shed its Java dependency in favor of compiling Java source code to JavaScript

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Java EE 8 set to slip, while Java SE could move up

Mired in controversy, Java EE won't likely make its targeted ship date of first-half 2017

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LinkedIn's Gradle plug-in brings build automation to Python

The {py}gradle plugin can put Python and Java on the same page when it comes to software builds

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Docker, microservices will loom large at JavaOne

Oracle's upcoming conference promises to home in on newer uses of Java along with base platform technologies

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Microservices, Java-on-Java top Oracle’s JVM design goals

Oracle's ambitious plans focus on density, scaling, and stronger language capabilities

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Hope springs for Google Web Toolkit

Google's onetime Java-to-JavaScript wonder tool may see new life, thanks to a looming update

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Immutable empty collections and iterators

Find out why the java.util.Collections class includes static methods that return immutable empty collections and iterators.

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Black Hat: 9 free security tools for defense & attacking

When Black Hat convenes next week in Las Vegas, it will be a rich environment for gathering tools that can be used to tighten security but also - in the wrong hands - to carry out exploits.

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Exclusive: Oracle to reboot Java EE for the cloud

In an InfoWorld interview, Oracle lifts the lid on its plan to modernize enterprise Java amid criticisms of inactivity

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

Red Hat on Monday rolled out a major new release to its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform that's designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

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Microsoft-backed Language Server Protocol strives for language, tools interoperability

The new protocol integrates multiple languages consistently across different IDEs and code editors

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Java's Spring Framework gets a new competitor

The Datamill framework brings functional programming to Java

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