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New Java learning path on Microsoft Learn
New Java learning path on Microsoft Learn
MS Learn is Microsoft's flagship learning platform, delivering free online tutorials for everyone to study, understand and deliver great technical projects to the cloud. Today, we deliver a Java learning path on MS Learn, so all Java developers can benefit from the power of Azure. Java at Microsoft is huge It's been a long journey for ...
Java on Visual Studio Code Update – November 2020
Java on Visual Studio Code Update – November 2020
In this update, we are excited to announce a new wizard for Java runtime configuration. The wizard streamlines JDK configuration experience for your project. Please, try it and let us know how you like it. In addition, we share two enhancement features, 1) infer selection range from cursor position and 2) export JAR through custom task.
Java on Visual Studio Code Update – September 2020
Java on Visual Studio Code Update – September 2020
In September, we launched a new VS Code installer called Coding Pack for Java. In this edition, we would like to focus on best practices of setting development environment. Regardless of whether you just want to explore or have already been using VS Code for projects or studies, we believe you all will benefit from these practices.
About Upgrading to Java 11 for VS Code for Java
About Upgrading to Java 11 for VS Code for Java
Since the introduction of Java 11 requirement for running VS Code for Java, we have constantly heard from our users that they thought Java 8 is no longer supported, which is NOT true. In this blog, we will explain the requirement itself and provide steps for you to upgrade smoothly and quickly without impact your project.
How to Tell Time in Java’s Garbage Collection
How to Tell Time in Java’s Garbage Collection
Introduction As I wrap up my internship with Microsoft this summer, I have discovered the value in being confused. The more I learned, the more some things became clearer and the more other things became cloudier. In the end, I am left with a headache of confusion on how to tell time, something I thought I mastered in 2nd grade. Three months ...