Microsoft for Java Developers

News, updates, and insights for Java development with Microsoft tools, Azure services, and OpenJDK.

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 ...

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