Category Archives: News & Events

Java Annotated Monthly – December 2018

Happy winter/summer solstice and any associated festivals and holidays you may or may not celebrate!  This month’s annotated has contains a mix of news and talks from the various autumn conferences, and some light reading to tide you over until the … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – November 2018

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

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IntelliJ IDEA and Kotlin top choices for JVM developers

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

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Java Annotated Monthly – October 2018

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

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Using Java 11 In Production: Important Things To Know

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

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Java 11 and IntelliJ IDEA

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

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Java Annotated Monthly – September 2018

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

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Java Annotated Monthly – August 2018

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.

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Java Annotated Monthly – July 2018

This month’s annotated monthly has a nice wide selection of reading for you to take to the beach, including chunky sections on Community and Culture, since it’s not always about lines of code.  Or, if you actually are going on vacation, … Continue reading

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Java Annotated Monthly – June 2018

No really big Java news this month, but plenty of good articles to help us to improve as developers and as team members.  There’s how-tos for Java 8, 9 and 10, some presentations from conferences earlier in the year, and … Continue reading

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