Microsoft for Java Developers

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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.

How to Tell Time in Java’s Garbage Collection

Introduction As I wrap up my internship with Microsoft this summer, I have discovered the value in being confused. The more I learned, the more some things became clearer and the more other things became cloudier. In the end, I am left with a headache of confusion on how to tell time, something I thought I mastered in 2nd grade. Three months ...