Microsoft for Java Developers

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Say goodbye to “.project” files in Language Support for Java™ 1.1.0

Recent 1.1.0 release of Language Support for Java™ contains an important update: now when the extension imports a new Java project, the project metadata files ( .project , .classpath , settings, etc.) will no longer be generated in the project path by default. This issue was reported more than three years ago and it has been there since 2018...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – October 2021

Hi everyone, welcome to the October edition of the Visual Studio Code Java update! In this post, we are going to take a deep dive of the recent performance improvement on auto-completion. Performance Improvement - Faster Code Completion With the recent 1.0 release of the Java Language Server, we have made substantial improvement on the ...

Microsoft Deepens Its Investments in Java

Today we are excited to announce Microsoft has officially joined the Java Community Process. Along with that, we have also provided updates to Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, enhancements to Java support on Visual Studio Code and GitHub, and more details on Azure's rollout of Microsoft Build of OpenJDK.

Announcing the 1.0 release of Language Support for Java™ on Visual Studio Code

Today we are excited to announce the 1.0 release of Language Support for Java™ by Red Hat on Visual Studio Code. We believe this is a significant milestone for Java support on Visual Studio Code and the result of a multi-year collaboration between Microsoft, Red Hat and the entire Visual Studio Code and Java community. This release wouldn't ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – August 2021

Hi everyone, welcome to the August edition of the Visual Studio Code Java update. In this post, we are going to share some exciting updates from the SpringOne 2021 conference as well as various user experience improvements. SpringOne 2021 Updates When it comes to Java development, we always keep Spring developers in mind. In this year's ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – July 2021

Hi everyone, welcome to the July edition of the Visual Studio Code Java update. In this post, we are going to share the progress of our overall product roadmap, and highlight improved user experience of our testing, Maven dependency management, and project management features. Testing Our Java extensions are among the first to adopt the ...