Microsoft Build of OpenJDK – October 2022 PSU Release

We are happy to announce the latest patch & security update release for the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK. You can find the usual updates from the OpenJDK upstream community: And you can also see the additional work that our team has put in place in our builds through the release notes. Starting with this release, developers can ...

Announcing Microsoft Build of OpenJDK

Today we are excited to announce the preview of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, a new Long-Term Support (LTS) distribution of OpenJDK that is open source and available for free for anyone to deploy anywhere. It includes binaries for Java 11, based on OpenJDK 11.0.10, on x64 server and desktop environments on macOS, Linux, and Windows.

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – January 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our first blog post of 2023! There are several exciting updates related to Spring extensions, code editing and performance that we wanted to share with you, so let's get started. New Walkthrough for Spring Extension Pack Walkthrough is a multi-step, wizard-style experience for onboarding users to an extension ...

Microsoft Build of OpenJDK – January 2023 Release

We are happy to announce the latest January 2023 patch & security update release for the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK. See the release notes for detailed changes present in the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK binaries. And download or install the binaries today. Below you can find the usual updates from the OpenJDK upstream community...

Reactor Series: Build Your Own E2E Java Application in Azure!

Overview Join us for an upcoming Microsoft Reactor Series where you’ll learn how to build your very own end-to-end cloud-native Java application in Azure. In this session, participants will be guided through the Cloud-Scale Data for Spring Developer Quick Start Guide by the host, Senior Cloud Advocate, Brian Benz. This Developers Quick ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – December 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the December update of Java on Azure Tooling. Firstly, Happy New Year to everyone in advance. In this update, we will introduce the new Code Sample feature for Azure SDK Reference Book. Besides, we have made some improvements in the integration with Function Core Tools, Data Sources and Drivers. To use these new ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – December 2022

Hi everyone, we are near the end of year. Looking back on 2022, there are a few highlights that we wanted to share with you all: Highlights from 2022 Major Visualization Experience Upgrade for Spring Boot Extensions Starting earlier this year, we began to make a series of improvements on Spring Boot dashboard, aiming to increase Spring ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – November 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the November update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce remote debugging support of Azure Spring Apps and Azure Function Apps. In addition, we have made some enhancements for users to configure App Settings more easily. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. We hope you ...

What’s the deal with humongous objects in Java?

As a Software Engineer in Microsoft’s Java Engineering Group, part of my job is to analyze and improve the performance of Java’s garbage collectors. As a Java application runs, the garbage collector is responsible for allocating objects on the heap and freeing up heap space when those objects are no longer live. In this blog post, I’ll ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – October 2022

Hi everyone, welcome back to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce our new roadmap in the next few months. In addition, we have made some improvements for developers to use deployment slots for Azure Functions in IDEs directly with our latest release. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for ...