Microsoft for Java Developers

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

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 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...

Unveiling our 6-Month Roadmap for Java on Azure Developer Tools

Hi everyone, welcome to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will share our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. Besides, we will also introduce the support for VMWare Tanzu App Accelerator extension in the VS Code Extension for Azure Spring Apps. We hope you enjoy these updates and ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – September 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the September update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce our support for Azure OpenAI Service and Playground, which lets developers use prompts and settings to experiment with various models from OpenAI, and generate code samples based on Java SDK, JSON and Curl. We have also brought some updates...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – August 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the August update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce new application-centric view support to help developers manage and connect resources in one Project view and deployment status improvement for Azure App Service. We hope you like this feature and enjoy smooth experience with our Azure toolkit...

How Tiered Compilation works in OpenJDK

The OpenJDK HotSpot runtime system is a complex piece of software that employs several techniques to optimize the execution of Java programs on the fly. The system is composed of two different compilers, one interpreter and several different Garbage Collectors, among several other components. These compilers are orchestrated in a tiered ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – June 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the June update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will introduce Azure Spring Apps Standard Consumption and Dedicated plan support and Local Storage Account (Azurite) support. We hope you like these features and enjoy a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure Toolkit ...