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Java on Visual Studio Code May 2024 Update – New AI Feature, Spring Updates

Hi everyone, welcome to the May update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this articlem we are going to share an exciting new AI related feature for Java developers on Visual Studio Code. In addition, there will be several important Spring updates, so let’s get started. Rewriting your Java code with Copilot-based suggestions As our code undergoes updates and …

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BLOG: NLJUG MASTERCLASS QUARKUS

NLJUG Academy Masterclass: Modern Development with Quarkus By Susanne Pieterse – Java developer Introduction I recently had the pleasure of attending the NLJUG academy Masterclass meetup focused on modern development with Quarkus. I’m excited to share my insights with you. First and foremost, a heartfelt shout-out to the NLJUG team and the speakers of the evening, Joran Bergfeld and Dirk …

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JDK23, JDK 24 Expert Group and Apache Netbeans 22

JDK 23 in Rampdown Phase One; the formation of the JDK 24 Expert Group; the release of Apache NetBeans 22; and five Jakarta EE specifications, namely: Jakarta Concurrency 3.1, Jakarta Data 1.0, Jakarta Faces 4.1, Jakarta Pages 4.0 and Jakarta Servlet 6.1, having passed their respective reviews. See here for the whole article at info!

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Foojay Podcast #53: JCON Report, Part 5 – CQRS, JOOQ, GraphQL, API, Vaadin, OpenRewrite, ErrorProne, Gateways, Proxies,…

This is the final part of the JCON interviews. Did I save the best for last? It’s up to you to decide… In this episode you’ll hear Simon Martinelli, Nicolas Fränkel, Marcus Hellberg, Rick Ossendrijver, and Abdel Sghiouar. We talked about a bunch of topics like evolving your APIs, GraphQL, Java versus Kotlin versus Rust, Vaadin, AI and ChatGPT, OpenRewrite, …

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J-Fall 2024 Call for Papers has officially opened

Calling all Java enthusiasts, innovators, and experts! Ready to share your insights at J-Fall 2024 – the premier Java conference of the year? 🗣️ We’re seeking dynamic speakers for J-Fall 2024 on November 7th. If you have an intriguing story related to Java that you’d like to share with the NLJUG Community, submit your paper for J-Fall 2024 on November …

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J-Spring 2024 is a wrap!

J-Spring 2024 is a wrap! We want to sincerely thank the attendees and the NLJUG community for another fantastic edition of J-Spring. With amazing speakers and enthusiastic attendees, it was truly a celebration. We want to thank everyone involved and who has joined J-Spring for the lovely day. And for now we will make sure the aftermovie and pictures go …

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Book review: Frontend Development with JavaFX and Kotlin

For a personal pet project, I started experimenting with JavaFX and Kotlin to create a user interface with a lot of Java / Kotlin background processing. As I knew there is a book available on this specific topic, Apress was so kind to send me a review copy of Frontend Development with JavaFX and Kotlin: Build State-of-the-Art Kotlin GUI Applications …

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Debugger.godMode() – Hacking a JVM application with the debugger

Back in the day, computer games were different. Not only have graphics and mechanics evolved since, but there’s also one characteristic that doesn’t seem very common in games today: nearly all of them had cheat codes. Cheat codes were sequences of keys that would give you something extraordinary, such as infinite ammo or the ability to walk through walls. The …

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Vaadin 24.4 Adds React Support, In-App Coding Assistant

Unified Vaadin Platform: Seamless Integration with Hilla 24.4 adds React support to the entire Vaadin platform by including the Hilla framework. The Vaadin BOM and Vaadin Spring Boot Starter now include Hilla, allowing you to choose between Flow and Hilla or mix both in your projects. Vaadin Copilot: an in-app development assistant Vaadin 24.4 introduces Vaadin Copilot, a visual development …

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Become a Better Java Developer: 19 Tips for Staying Ahead in 2024

Recently I reached out to one of my fellow Java developers who is very experienced and has been working in the industry forever and asked for his thoughts about the observability improvements in JDK 21 and Spring Boot 3.2 and if he has already migrated from 17 to 21 and to Spring Boot 3.2. This is the reply I got …

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