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There's now yet another reason to opt for Eclipse's Temurin version of OpenJDK among the rest of the builds - LTS support provided by Red Hat.
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Microsoft has released an update to VSCode that has support for Spring based applications. At the same time there's a new Microsoft website, a dedicated to Java.
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Apache OpenJPA is the Java persistence project of the Apache Software Foundation. After quite some time flying under the radar, there's a new release. Let's look into it.
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A free course on the basics of Java is provided by Microsoft, written by in-house employees. It comprises twenty-one YouTube videos and a Github repo where the associated exercises reside.
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A ray tracer in Java? That's just absurd! Is Java stepping into C++ privileged territory? Yes it is, thanks to TornadoVM.

TornadoVM is a plugin to OpenJDΚ which allows you to run Java on GPU's, FPGAs and dedicated hardware in order to achieve massive gains in performance. For example, the Java Ray Tracer project based on TornadoVM achieves acceleration from 1 FPS in Java to 60 FPS running on Intel HD Graphics and NVIDIA GPUs.
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Ngrok Spring Boot Starter makes establishing a tunnel towards your developer machine as easy as adding a dependency to your Spring Boot project.
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Corretto, the build of the Open Java Development Kit with long-term support from Amazon, has been updated to support the latest release,18, of OpenJDK.With so much choice amongst OpenJDK vendors, which one should you go for?
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It's been a while since our deep look into Java's ecosystem in "Where's Java Going In 2020". The recent JRebel "Java Development Trends and Analysis 2022" report gave us the opportunity to revisit. So, "Where's Java Going In 2022", according to JRebel?
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Liberica Native Image Kit is a utility for making native images for the JVM, letting you compile applications to executables using the GraalVM native-image compiler.
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At a very high level, GraalVM is a runtime that can compile bytecode into native self-contained executables as well as run programs in languages other than Java. This detailed look at it attempts to put a highly technical and difficult subject into perspective.
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Micronaut, the JVM-based polyglot framework for building microservices applications in Java, Kotlin and Groovy has reached version 3. 2. Before we look at what's new, let's first take a look at what the framework does differently.

Yes, there's other options of going Microservices than the combination of Spring Boot and Spring Cloud. Helidon, Dropwizard, Microprofile and Quarkus are some of those options. And there's Micronaut.
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Hibernate Reactive Version 1.00 fosters non-blocking I/O access to the database plus reactive extensions. Let's get under the covers and find our why this helps.