The Payara Monthly Catch for July 2019

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Another great month in the bag. There were awards, conferences, out of incubation releases, competitions, surveys and lots more going on.  Below you will find a curated list of some of the most interesting news, articles and videos from this month. Cant wait until the end of the month? then visit our twitter page where we post all these articles as we find them! 


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OpenJDK Update Releases Map - Very interesting and useful OpenJDK Update Releases Map by Aleksey Shipilëv explaining the flow between OpenJDK repos & downstream projects. 


When You Don't Want the Whole World Returned to You - "ORM tools are great, but sometimes, the legacy object design doesn't provide the performance needed for a RESTful API." John Vester looks at how to improve that.


Java on mobile - Java Champion and co-founder of Gluon, Johan Vos started a mailing list, rebooting the OpenJDK mobile discussion! 
Presenting MicroProfile Long Running Actions at Voxxed Days Luxembourg 2019Rudy De Busscher gives his breakdown of this years Voxxed Days Luxembourg and his talk on MicroProfile.


Jakarta EE Guidelines - For the use of existing Oracle/JCP Acronyms.


Deploy Java EE applications to Kubernetes - In this article Philip Riecks shows how to deploy a sample Java EE 8 and MicroProfile 2.2 application running on Payara 5.192 to a local Kubernetes cluster.
Business Intelligence in Microservices: Improving Performance, an in-depth look at the pros and cons of microservices, and how to tailor and improve their usage for your company. 


Deploy Docker Containers On AzureWith the Azure platform, it is relatively easy to push your Docker images to a private Registry & run the application within a Docker Instance. In this blog, Rudy De Busscher describes how to do exactly that, using the Azure Portal and Command Line.


JAX-RS: automatic string parameter to object mappingAdam Bien shows how a class containing a constructor with a single String parameter can be used as parameter of JAX-RS resources without any additional configuration


A plan to bring Java to iOS - OpenJDK Mobile would use ahead-of-time compilation to create Apple-approved executables that run without the JVM by Paul Krill


"JAX-RS is just an API!" -  In this article, Baeldung gives a quick look at the JAX-RS spec and its implementations.


The 10 commandments of navigating code reviews - Angie Jones shows us how to survive, and thrive, in the sometimes-caustic world of code reviews. 


Using Jakarta Security on Tomcat and the Payara PlatformJakarta Security is part of the Jakarta EE APIs, included and active in the Payara Platform by default with no configuration required in order to use it. Arjan Tijms shows how Jakarta Security can also be used with Tomcat,


Keeping Network Traffic Safe in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3 -  Azul Zulu JDK 8 now provides TLS 1.3 support  in JDK 8 with TLS 1.3 Java SE 8 open source transport layer security IETF OpenJDK SSL cryptographic algorithms. By Simon Ritter.


Apache Netbeans 11.1 Release!This is the first release for Netbeans outside the ASF Incubator and the first release of the new quarterly release cycle. Not to mention Payara integration out of the box for the first time & support for GlassFish 5.0.1!


Proposal on Jakarta EE ’s innovation & relationship with MicroProfile - This article by Daschner caused alot of waves this month!


Everything You Need to Know About Java Certification - Check out this post by Elice Max to learn everything you need to know about getting your Java certification, including the different certifications offered by Oracle.


Building microservices on openshift with S2I and Jenkins pipelines - Adam Bien demos installing Jenkins, creating S2I build, setting up a CD pipeline, building, deploying and testing a Java EE / Jakarta EE / MicroProfile service (twice) and configuring the readiness probe 7 minutes.


Java Futures, 2019 EditionJava Language Architect Brian Goetz gives a tour of some of the features coming to Java next.


Apache NetBeans 11.1, Payara, Java EE 8In this quick overview, the awesome team at Netbeans

shows what can you do with the Java EE 8 integration with Payara in the latest Apache NetBeans 11.1 release.

"HTTP/3 is coming"  - Keynote by Daniel Stenberg at the JAX conference on May 7 2019

Game of Pods - Very creative way to introduce Kubernetes concepts! Especially if you are a game of thrones 


Building Microservices with Jakarta EE and MicroProfile - A Jakarta Tech talk with Edwin Derks



Community News

JakartaOne Livestream registration is now open! Visit regularly to find out about the program, schedule, and talks.


The InfoQ Java trend report provides an overview of technology adoption and commentary on how they see the Java and JVM-related space evolving in 2019. Key developments include: Java 13, non-HotSpot JVMs GraalVM & microservices frameworks.


The entire Apollo 11 computer code that helped get us to the moon is available on Github, and it's incredible.

The 10 Biggest Cloud News Stories Of 2019 (So Far) The cloud computing world was rocked by blockbuster acquisitions, high-profile executive shuffles and groundbreaking tech partnerships.


Free supported Java in SQLServer 2019 is now available. They are extending their partnership with Azul Systems and embedding Zulu out of the box for all scenarios – including PolyBase, Apache Spark & Java extensibility.



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