Java 9

JDK 9: Pitfalls For The Unwary

JDK 9: Pitfalls For The Unwary

JDK 9 is in the final phases of development, heading towards release on September 21st. The public review consideration ballot for the Java Platform Module System was passed [almost] unanimously, and…

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Crouching Duke, Hidden Java

Crouching Duke, Hidden Java

 One of the things I love about my job is the fact that I get to meet developers from all over the world. A while back I sat down and…

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Is An Agile Java Standard Possible?

Is An Agile Java Standard Possible?

This week we had one of the three face-to-face meetings that the JCP executive committee (EC) has each year. This is only my second meeting of this format; despite my…

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Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball

Staring Into My Java Crystal Ball

Many years ago, when I was working at Sun doing Java Evangelism, a friend of mine bought me a genuine crystal ball. He said I was always trying to tell…

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20 Years Of Java Deprecation

20 Years Of Java Deprecation

I’m really not sure how I stumbled across this link, but it was a while ago and I put a reminder in my diary so I’d remember the twentieth anniversary…

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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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JEP 285: Small But Perfectly Formed

JEP 285: Small But Perfectly Formed

Last month I gave a keynote presentation at the Riga Dev Days on “Open Source and OpenJDK: Do They Deliver?” One of the key themes of this was looking at…

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Four Reasons to Attend Zulu University

Four Reasons to Attend Zulu University

A while back, I spent an evening in front of a video camera putting together a four-part series explaining Zulu, the family of Java kits provided by Azul based on…

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Focusing on 10 Years of Jfokus

Focusing on 10 Years of Jfokus

Last week was the Jfokus Developer Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, which was celebrating its tenth anniversary. Unlike some conferences, Jfokus has a “two year rule,” which means that you can present…

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Simon Ritter Joins Azul Systems

Simon Ritter Joins Azul Systems

Simon Ritter has recently joined Azul Systems as Deputy CTO. We sat down and had a chat with him to find out what he’s going to be doing and his…

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Nov 23, 2015

Azul Systems Launches Early Access Program for Zulu Supporting Java 9

Azul Systems Launches Early Access Program for Zulu Supporting Java 9

News Highlights: Azul providing pre-release builds of Zulu, its open source build of OpenJDK, for developers interested in using Java 9 features and capabilities nearly a year ahead of the…

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