Microsoft for Java Developers

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Announcing General Availability of Microsoft Build of OpenJDK

Today we are excited to announce the general availability of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, a new no-cost distribution of OpenJDK that is open source and available for free for anyone to deploy anywhere. As we said previously when we announced the Preview of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, Java is heavily used by Microsoft with more than 500,...

Automate Spring Boot application deployments to Azure!

Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of the Azure Pipeline Task for deploying Spring Boot applications to Azure Spring Cloud. You can get started by building your pipelines using the Azure Spring Cloud task to automate Spring Boot application deployments to any number of environments and Azure Regions. Over the past 18 months...

Microsoft JFR Streaming Library for Java Flight Recorder

Today we are happy to share the first release of our JFR Streaming library. With this library, developers can easily manage Java Flight Recordings programmatically. It includes commonly expected features such as starting and stopping a flight recording on a local or remote JVM and reading the recorded file as an InputStream. Azure ...

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.