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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 ...

Introducing Microsoft GCToolkit

Microsoft’s Java Engineering Group is excited to announce we have open-sourced the Microsoft GCToolkit on GitHub. GCToolkit is a set of libraries for analyzing Java garbage collection (GC) log files. The toolkit parses GC log files into discrete events and provides an API for aggregating data from those events. This allows the user to create...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – June 2021

Hi everyone, welcome to the special mid-year edition for Visual Studio Code Java updates. As the highlight of this post, we are going to take a look at our product roadmap for next few months. We will also showcase some important new features & improvements as we did in previous blog posts. So let us get right into it. July to December ...

Announcing General Availability of Microsoft Build of OpenJDK

Today we are excited to announce the general availability of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, a new no-cost distribution of OpenJDK that is open source and available for free for anyone to deploy anywhere. As we said previously when we announced the Preview of the Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, Java is heavily used by Microsoft with more than 500,...