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Six Features From Java 12 to 17 to Get Excited About!

Oracle maintains an ambitious release schedule for new versions of Java, having one fixed release every six months. Although frequent, only some versions are considered long-term support, which means they’ll have premium maintenance for three years. In this article, I review some of the language additions between Java 12 and 17, for anyone interested in what’s been happening since Java 11.

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Java News Roundup: State of Project Valhalla by Brian Goetz, GlassFish 7.0-M1 and Project Loom Lab

It was very quiet for the week of December 27th, 2021, but InfoQ found a few news items of interest that include: the “State of Project Valhalla,” a three-part blog series written by Brian Goetz; GlassFish 7.0.0-M1; Project Loom Lab, a new project created by Nicolai Parlog; an update of the Jakarta EE Tutorial to Jakarta EE 9.1; Apache Camel 3.11.5; and JDKMon 17.0.21.

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Jakarta Tech Talk – Sign Up

At Eclipse Foundation, our Jakarta EE Working Group is running a series of talks – Jakarta Tech Talks to showcase **any cloud native java projects microservices projects and technologies**. The audience is anyone interested in cloud application development, in particular developers and potential adopters of the software.This form can be used either to propose a talk that you and/or a colleague will give, or to request a talk that you would like to see. Eclipse Foundation will set up the infrastructure to run the event virtually.Check out our Jakarta EE YouTube Channel and previous Jakarta Tech Talk sessions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLutlXcN4EAwC64sgFLJSWAgQJvVo6T4DhWe look forward to your presentation or suggestion!