Microsoft for Java Developers

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

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.

Deploy Spring Boot applications by leveraging enterprise best practices – Azure Spring Cloud Reference Architecture

Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of the Azure Spring Cloud Reference Architecture. You can get started by deploying the Azure Spring Cloud Reference Architecture to accelerate and secure Spring Boot applications in the cloud at scale using validated best practices. Over the past year, we worked with many enterprise ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – September 2020

In September, we launched a new VS Code installer called Coding Pack for Java. In this edition, we would like to focus on best practices of setting development environment. Regardless of whether you just want to explore or have already been using VS Code for projects or studies, we believe you all will benefit from these practices.