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

Unveiling our 6-Month Roadmap for Java on Azure Developer Tools

Hi everyone, welcome to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will share our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. Besides, we will also introduce the support for VMWare Tanzu App Accelerator extension in the VS Code Extension for Azure Spring Apps. We hope you enjoy these updates and ...

Announcing the Build Server for Gradle Open-Source Repository

Build Server for Gradle In September, we shared that Microsoft and Gradle have joined forces to explore a novel approach to Gradle project import and building, based on the Build Server Protocol (BSP). The objective is address the existing Gradle issues on Visual Studio Code and improve support for Gradle projects. The Build Server for ...

Elevating Java Development in Visual Studio Code: Experience the new Build Server for Gradle

Introducing Build Server for Gradle In recent years, Gradle has become one of the most popular Java build tools due to its flexibility in configuring build processes and its powerful extensibility. In Visual Studio Code, users can import Gradle projects into their workspace for development. However, there are some areas where support for ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – June 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the June update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce Azure Spring Apps Standard Consumption and Dedicated plan support and Local Storage Account (Azurite) support. We hope you like these features and enjoy a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit ...

Java on Visual Studio Code – July 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our July update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to provide you an exciting update about our improved decompiler functionality. Additionally, we are going to do a deep-dive into our code completion. Let's get started! Decompiler Experience Upgrade Java decompiler is essential for ...

Java on Visual Studio Code – June 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the our June update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to provide you an update about our code completion performance improvement, user experience enhancements in both unit testing and project creation, so let's get started! Code Completion Performance Improvement Faster code completion is a ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – May 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the May update of Java on Azure Developer tools. In this update, we will introduce Azure Container Registry User Journey Enhancement and Azure Monitor Improvement. We hope you like these features and enjoy a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. Let’s get...

Java on Visual Studio Code – May 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our May update for Visual Studio Code Java! In this month's blog, we have tons of new features covering performance improvement, user experience as well as Spring Boot integration, so let's get started. Built-in Java Profile Templates in VS Code Profiles is a recent feature from VS Code that allows you to quickly ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – April 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the April update of Java on Azure Tooling. Let’s talk about our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. In this update, we will also introduce Azure Service Bus Support and Guided Getting Started Enhancement with Azure Spring Apps Sample. We hope you like these features and enjoy the ...