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October 09, 2019
Azure Spring Cloud, jointly developed by Microsoft and Pivotal, lets Spring developers bring apps to the cloud without concern for the underlying cloud infrastructure.
September 24, 2019
Startup Xqiz.it has a new Ecstasy programming language that aims to arm developers for the cloud-native computing era with features that Java and other programming languages lack.
August 20, 2019
Microsoft has acquired jClarity to help optimize its Azure cloud platform to run Java workloads, a coveted target for the now open source-friendly software giant.
June 19, 2019
Microsoft targets Java developers with a Visual Studio Code installer for Java that takes care of the overall Visual Studio Code setup for developers.
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