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March 25, 2021
The Eclipse Foundation has launched a new working group to provide governance, IP services and developer advocacy for Adoptium, the newly renamed AdoptOpenJDK distribution of the OpenJDK spec.
October 07, 2019
With the Semmle semantic code analysis engine freshly added to its quiver, GitHub gives corporate development teams one way to boost security of their open source software.
September 17, 2019
Java SE 13 provides developers with new features to make the Java language and platform more secure and stable. Oracle has also rolled out free cloud services and developer tools.
September 11, 2019
The Eclipse Foundation has assumed control of the Java EE enterprise platform and specifications from Oracle and has launched an all open source version of the technology.
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