Trading smiles, smirks and volatility

Trading smiles, smirks and volatility

Trading volatility has been re-emerging with a vengeance across capital markets, and the industry press has taken note. Most recently, Robin Wigglesworth of the Financial Times has been releasing a…

Category: Azul Zing

JDK 10 Release Cadence, Release Fatigue, and Support Cliffs

JDK 10: Release Cadence, Release Fatigue, and Support Cliffs

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been tracking a series of interviews (link is to #4 in the series) with 11 Java experts conducted by Jaxenter’s Gabriela Motroc. The Jaxenter articles were…

Category: Java 8

Zulu 10 Has Landed

Zulu 10 Has Landed

In a previous blog post, I went into great detail about all of the 109 new features I had managed to uncover that are included in JDK 10. Given that…

Category: java10

No JDK 9 For Windows XP

No JDK 9 For Windows XP

In my last blog post, I discussed the use of jlink to build shrink-fit Java runtimes that only contain the modules you need for your application. As part of the…

Category: Java

The Incredible Shrinking Java Platform

The Incredible Shrinking Java Platform

In an earlier blog, I wrote about the changes for deployment of Java applications that will take effect in JDK 11. Specifically, the removal of support for Applets and Java…

Category: Java

Duke Takes His Last Tumble

Duke Takes His Last Tumble

Click here for more info on the rapid release cadence of the JDK When Java was first released, the world was a very different place. This was 1995, and the…

Category: Java

109 New Features In JDK 10

109 New Features In JDK 10

It feels like it was only a few weeks since JDK 9 was launched, and that’s because it was. Things move on, however, and with the new release cadence for…

Category: Java

Think you are moving to JDK 9 sometime next year? Think again.

Think you are moving to JDK 9 sometime next year? Think again.

We talk to lots of people every week, ranging from analysts and press to prospects and customers, and there’s one thing that almost everyone has in common — last Fall…

Category: Java

Java: Stable, Secure and Free. Choose Two out of Three

It’s 2018, and significant changes are happening for Java. As announced last year we’re moving to a time-based release of the JDK, rather than feature-based. This is excellent news, as…

Category: Azul Zulu

Making Java Wider

Making Java Wider

Or, at least, more widely available. Azul’s business is Java. Not using it, but providing people with alternatives for the JVM and JDK binaries. We think this is a good…

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Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2018

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball 2018

Happy New Year! Last year, I wrote a blog with my predictions for what would happen in the world of Java in 2017. Now that 2017 has ended and we’re…

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European Java Conference Roundup

European Java Conference Roundup

November has been a busy month, primarily because it seems that this is the most popular month to organise a European Java conference. I guess this makes sense as it’s…

Category: Java

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