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CPU, PSU and SLA. Making Sense of TLAs for Java Updates

CPU, PSU and SLA. Making Sense of TLAs for Java Updates

Updating Java has changed. In January 2019, the last public updates (for commercial users) of both Oracle JDK 8 and the Oracle OpenJDK JDK 11 were released. Non-commercial users, for…

Category: CPU Updates

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

No Longer the Applet of the Developer’s Eye

I recently noticed that Applets are now, to use a Monty Python analogy, the Norwegian Blue of client-side development. If you go all the way back to when Java was…

Category: Azul Zulu

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3

For those of you old enough to remember the film, Marathon Man, there’s a famous scene with the quote, “Is it safe?” Azul has just ensured that the answer to…

Category: Azul Zulu

Winter is Coming For Java Updates

  Four big things are happening in April 2019 that I can think of right now: On the 25th we have the release of Avengers: Endgame. For anyone who’s a…

Category: Java 8

The Font of All Knowledge About Java and Fonts

The Font of All Knowledge About Java and Fonts

Around the middle of the 15th century, Johannes Gutenberg introduced the metal movable-type printing press. I think it would be easy to argue that this was one of the most…

Category: Azul News

Focusing on Java at Jfokus

Focusing on Java at Jfokus

Last week was the annual Jfokus conference held, as usual, at the Waterfront Conference Centre in Stockholm. Looking at the Jfokus archives, the conference started back in 2007 and attracted…

Category: Java11

Staring into my Java Crystal Ball 2019

Staring into my Java Crystal Ball 2019

Happy New Year everyone! For the last two years, I’ve started with a blog post (2017 link, 2018 link) giving my predictions for what will happen in the world of…

Category: Java

Azul and Azure Keeping Java Free Stable and Secure in the Cloud

Azul and Azure: Keeping Java Free, Stable and Secure in the Cloud

The world of Java is going through something of a change at the moment; specifically in the area of how people get updates to the Java Development Kit (JDK) to…

Category: Java

90 New Features (and APIs) in JDK 11

The new six-month release cadence of the JDK means before we’ve even really figured out what the new features are in JDK 10, along comes JDK 11. I posted an…

Category: Java11

Java Still In the Zone

Java: Still In the Zone

This week was the JavaZone conference in Oslo, which I was fortunate to attend again. Looking back, this is the seventh time I’ve presented at this conference. As with other…

Category: Java

What Comes After JDK 8?

What Comes After JDK 8?

As the Azul alternate representative on the JCP Executive Committee (EC), I get to attend all the EC meetings and take part in the various discussions. One topic that the…

Category: Azul Zulu

Eliminating Java Update Confusion

Eliminating Java Update Confusion

It has become clear to me, having spoken to many developers at many different events and seen recent postings on sites like Reddit, that there is still a lot of…

Category: Java

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