Virtual Event: JetBrains AI Launch Event

Don’t miss the online JetBrains AI launch event, where we’ll release our AI-powered coding companion, JetBrains AI Assistant. With JetBrains AI, your favorite tools gain new abilities while you are empowered with more information at your fingertips. Free yourself from the routine and stay in the flow like never before! Join the JetBrains AI launch event online! December 6, 5:00 …

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The Theory of Debugging

In the landscape of software development, bugs are an inevitable part of the journey, and debugging, albeit frustrating at times, is an integral part of the process. There’s no escaping this truth, and the sooner we embrace it, the sooner we can master the art of debugging. In the next few posts in this series, I will explain the little-known …

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Exploring the OpenTelemetry Collector

The OpenTelemetry Collector sits at the center of the OpenTelemetry architecture but is unrelated to the W3C Trace Context. In my tracing demo, I use Jaeger instead of the Collector. Yet, it’s ubiquitous, as in every OpenTelemetry-related post. I wanted to explore it further. In this post, I explore the different aspects of the Collector: The data kind: logs, metrics, …

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Video: Vaadin Drag & Drop Support. It’s so easy!

In this video I show how simple it can be to add drag and drop to a Vaadin application! Drag and Drop can be helpful in many situations, but often it’s complicated to implement. That’s not the case with Vaadin. Vaadin makes it easy to have drag-and-drop support for all components. The post Video: Vaadin Drag & Drop Support. It’s …

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Strategies for Managing State in Chronicle Services

Introduction In distributed, microservice-based applications, the management of state is one of the most important, yet difficult aspects of design. Ensuring the accuracy and consistency of state without introducing excessive complexity that affects performance or flexibility to support evolving requirements requires careful thought. This article discusses issues around state management and shows how the Chronicle Services framework provides support to …

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JavaFX Links of November 2023

Have fun with this overview of the “JavaFX LinksOfTheWeek” that got published on jfx-central.com during November! Core Carl Dea shared: “JavaFX 22 will be supporting platform specific settings! E.g. dark and light mode etc.”. See JDK-8319138: Platform preferences API. Also worth following: JDK-8305116: “Frosty / Milky / diffuse transparency areas showing desktop background” Dirk Lemmermann is looking forward to the …

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Custom Events in the Blocky World: Using JFR in Minecraft

I was searching for some JFR-related settings on the internet when I stumbled upon the /jfr command that exists in Minecraft: This, of course, intrigued me, especially as Minecraft apparently adds some custom JFR events: So I had to check it out. I downloaded and started the Java server, got a demo account, and connected to my local instance. This …

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Webinar: Harnessing the Power of AI Assistant in IntelliJ IDEA

AI Assistant provides AI-powered features for software development based on the JetBrains AI service. The service transparently connects you, the IDE user, to different large language models. In this session, Anton Arhipov will demonstrate the capabilities of AI Assistant in IntelliJ IDEA. You will learn how the tool helps you explore and improve existing code as well as write new …

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SpringBoot 3.2 + CRaC

Last week Spring 6.1 and SpringBoot 3.2 were released and they both came with full support for CRaC (Coordinated Restore at Checkpoint). If you want to learn more about CRaC, feel free to read about it here. CRaC is an OpenJDK project that can “snapshot” a running JVM (Java Virtual Machine) and store its state, including your application, to disk. …

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Foojay Podcast #34: J-Fall Report, Part 2

On November 9th, we had several interviews with the speakers and guests at the J-Fall conference in the Netherlands. Last week, in episode 33 of the Foojay Podcast, you could hear discussions about the evolution of Java towards the Cloud and sustainability. In this part, we will touch on various topics related to the developers’ lives. Video Report Podcast (audio …

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