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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 ...

Speed up your Java Development on Windows with Dev Drive

An overwhelming majority of Java developers work on Windows devices. Developers, IDE and cloud service providers are constantly looking for ways to enhance efficiency and reduce build times. Dev Drive is a tool specifically designed to optimize the development environment on Windows, including significant performance improvements for Java ...

Monitor your Spring Boot native image application on Azure

You have just developed your Spring Boot native image application. You want to deploy it on Azure. How can you determine if your application is running well, detect errors in HTTP requests, or identify slow SQL queries? We are going to show you how to monitor a Spring Boot native image application on Azure. Monitoring set-up Add the Azure ...

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...

Meet the First Round of Speakers for Microsoft JDConf 2024: Where Java, Cloud, and AI Come Together

We are excited to announce the initial lineup of speakers for Microsoft JDConf 2024, the highly anticipated virtual Java developer conference. This event, scheduled for March 27-28, 2024, will bring together the realms of Java, Cloud, and AI. JDConf is poised to be a center for the latest in technology, offering opportunities for all ...

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 ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – November 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the November update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we are excited to announce the feature of intelligent code assistance support for Azure resources connections in IntelliJ IDEA, which includes code completion, code navigation and code fix to improve developer productivity. We hope you enjoy these updates and...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – December 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the December update for Visual Studio Code for Java! We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! In this blog we have tons of exciting new features including test coverage, UX updates as well as Spring Boot updates. Let's get started! Test with Coverage in Visual Studio Code Insiders Test coverage is a ...