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Java on Visual Studio Code November Update
Java on Visual Studio Code November Update
Welcome to the November update of Java on Visual Studio Code. In this update, we'd like to share some improvements we've made for code editing experience, more code actions, Java 13 support for Gradle projects and new features in Test Runner and Checkstyle extensions. 
Java At Microsoft: From OpenJDK to Azure Spring Cloud
Java At Microsoft: From OpenJDK to Azure Spring Cloud
It’s been a fantastic year for Java developers. With the increased number of companies supporting the Java platform and providing distributions of OpenJDK, makes the Java ecosystem even stronger and enables customers to further their investments into Java applications. More recently Microsoft acquired jClarity to help form the Java ...
AOT Compilation in HotSpot: Introduction
AOT Compilation in HotSpot: Introduction
Introduce the AOT Compiler that was introduced in Java 9 with the addition of the jaotc command-line utility. Explore some of the tradeoffs it needs to take, how the generated code fits in the Tiered Compilation pipeline, go through a simple example, and take a look at some alternatives (JIT at Startup, JIT caching, and Distributed JIT).
Java on Visual Studio Code October Update
Java on Visual Studio Code October Update
Welcome to the October update of Java on Visual Studio Code! This month, we're bringing some new features for code navigation, code actions and refactoring, code snippet along with Java 13 support. There's also improvements in debugger, maven, checkstyle and Test Runner.
Java on Visual Studio Code September Update
Java on Visual Studio Code September Update
September update for Java on Visual Studio Code. Including move refactoring, more code actions, live linting, new getting started experience and more updates for debugger and test runner extensions.
Java on Visual Studio Code July Update
Java on Visual Studio Code July Update
Welcome to the July update of Java on Visual Studio Code! In this update, we’d like to share a couple new refactoring features, semantic selection as well as some other enhancements we delivered during last few weeks. Refactoring Trigger rename after extract to variable/constant/method After performing extract to variable/constant/...
Java on Visual Studio Code June Update
Java on Visual Studio Code June Update
Welcome to the June update of Java on Visual Studio Code! Earlier this month, we shared our new Java Installer for Visual Studio Code, which aims to help new Java developers to get their environment ready and start coding in just a few clicks. In this update, we’d like to share a couple new features and enhancements delivered during last ...
Announcing the Visual Studio Code Installer for Java
Announcing the Visual Studio Code Installer for Java
It’s been almost 3 years since the first Java language server was developed during a hackathon in a small conference room at Microsoft’s Zurich office with people from Red Hat, IBM, Codenvy and Microsoft, which later became one of the most popular extensions for Visual Studio Code with more than 2.7 million installations. Since then, ...
Java on Visual Studio Code April Update
Java on Visual Studio Code April Update
Welcome to April update! Java 12 is now officially supported with Visual Studio Code. We'd also like to show you some new and helpful code actions now available, along with new features from Debugger, Maven and CheckStyle. Try these new features by installing Java Extension Pack with Visual Studio Code. See below for more details! Java 12 ...