Author Archives: Trisha Gee
Happy winter/summer solstice and any associated festivals and holidays you may or may not celebrate! This month’s annotated contains a mix of news and talks from the various autumn conferences, and some light reading to tide you over until the new … Continue reading
In which we cover: IBM buying Red Hat; why AdoptOpenJDK is the best place to get your JDK from; a whole bunch of Kotlin articles and tutorials; and a mix of culture and community news and articles that seem relevant … Continue reading
Snyk and Java Magazine have just announced their results of surveying more than 10,200 JVM developers. The report shows good news for JetBrains and for our users. Kotlin is more popular than ever! It’s overtaken Scala and Groovy to be the … Continue reading
The main news so far has been the release of Java 11. It’s not a large release in terms of new developer functionality since Java 10, but it is the first Long Term Support Release since Java 8, so if … Continue reading
If you stay up to date on news from the Java community, you may have heard that Oracle have changed their support model for Java. Some news is even suggesting that we now have to pay to use Java – … Continue reading
This week Java 11 was released! It feels like only yesterday that we was saying the same thing about Java 9. This new six monthly release cadence is a big change for the Java community, and a welcome one – … Continue reading
Java 11 is due out this month, so you’d expect a lot of Java 11 news. There is some, but the main noise in the community is not around the new language features, but about Oracle’s updated support model. This … Continue reading
In this post we’re going to look at new features in IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 for Gradle support, but since we’ve not talked about updates to Gradle support for a while, we’ll also mention some of the other Gradle features that … Continue reading
July was a very quiet month, news-wise, so August is a leisurely perusal of the bits and bobs that are surfacing in the summer.
IntelliJ IDEA 2018.2 comes with support for Groovy 2.5 features, and for the current draft of the Groovy 3.0 specification (note that Groovy 3.0 is in alpha and functionality may change in the future).