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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…

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Mountains Molluscs and Java

Mountains, Molluscs and Java

I’ve been in the IT industry for quite along time now.  In fact, if you count from when I first started working as a programmer during my degree, it’s a…

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The Will of the JDK Using People

The Will of the [JDK Using] People

In an earlier blog, I wrote about what comes after JDK 8. This examined what factors might affect people’s decisions about which version of the JDK to move to after…

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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…

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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…

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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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On Time with Timezones

On Time with Timezones

Azul often gets asked how to apply newer time zone definitions to already installed JDKs. Up until now, the answers have been: (1) update your JDK to the latest revision,…

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The JDK of 10000 Days Starts With a Single Release Candidate

The JDK of 10000 Days Starts With a Single Release Candidate

My apologies for severely misquoting Lao Tzu in the title of this blog post but it occurred to me today that we are only 16 days (10000 in binary, hence…

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Worried About Java SE Compliance Zulu is a Great Open Source Alternative

Worried About Java SE Compliance? Zulu is a Great Open Source Alternative.

Recently Gartner released a report advising their clients to look carefully at their use of Java SE to ensure compliance with the Java SE terms of use. We encourage you…

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Performance Rendered Visual

Performance Rendered Visual

I’ve written a couple of blogs in the past about jHiccup, which is a really useful tool for looking at the performance of the platform your Java application is running…

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New OpenJDK pre-release builds of Java 9 are available for download

New OpenJDK pre-release builds of Java 9 are available for download

This is a quick note for developers who are tracking Java 9. We’ve just uploaded new OpenJDK pre-release builds of Java 9, matching project source build 136. This build incorporates…

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