Microsoft for Java Developers

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

Improved Performance of TLS 1.3 in Java JDK 8

Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 is the latest version of the TLS protocol, built on the foundation of its predecessors, with significant improvements in terms of security, performance, and simplicity. TLS 1.3 is widely considered one of the most secure network protocols currently available. Support for TLS 1.3 across Microsoft Azure has ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – May 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the May update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share an exciting new AI related feature for Java developers on Visual Studio Code. In addition, there will be several important Spring updates, so let's get started. Rewriting your Java code with Copilot-based suggestions As our code ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – April 2024 (Roadmap Update)

Hi everyone, welcome to the April update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share our roadmap for the next few months, and also recent product updates such as JDK 22 support and redesigned Project Settings experience, so let's get started! Roadmap for the next 6 months We are excited to share our roadmap for the ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – March 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the March update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share several new Spring Boot features as well as testing coverage updates, so let's get started! Spring Boot Feature Updates New Refactoring Preview available for version upgrades The feature to automatically upgrade your projects to the ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – February 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to our February update of Java on Azure Tooling in 2024. In this update, we will introduce the support for hosting Function apps on Azure Container Apps. Additionally, we will talk about our improvements for Azure Container Registry in the Services View within IntelliJ IDEA. We hope you enjoy these updates and have a ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – February 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the February update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share improvements for the project management experience as well as Maven multi-module support, so let's get started! More Convenient Ways to Create New Java Projects We have often heard from developers that they need more convenient ...

Microsoft JDConf 2024 Announces Keynote Speaker and Breakout Sessions – Java, Cloud and AI

Microsoft JDConf 2024 is just around the corner, making it the go-to event for Java developers everywhere. With 21 sessions, more than 10 hours of live streaming content, and even more to watch on-demand from March 27 to 28, this conference is your free ticket to the latest in Java technology, best practices, and what is next. Whether you are...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – January 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the first update for Visual Studio Code for Java of 2024! We hope everyone had a refreshing break. In this blog we have some exciting updates for the new Test Coverage UX as well as reliability and general user experience updates, so let's get started! Update of Java 21 Feature Support As shared in our roadmap blog ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – January 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to our first update of Java on Azure Tooling in 2024. In this update, we will introduce Azure Key Vault support, project scaffolding based on Azure samples and Azure Kubernetes experience enhancement. We hope you enjoy these updates and have a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure ...