What's new in JDK9?

Learn about Collections Framework Enhancements, JShell and Modules in JDK 9 from 3 videos
28 September 2017   1679

Java Development Kit 9 out recently. So, it's about time to get some info about what's interesting and new in JDK9.

Collections Framework Enhancements in JDK 9 by Stuart Marks. JDK 9 introduces new collections APIs that make it simple and convenient to create instances of lists, sets, and maps.

Introducing JShell in JDK 9 by Robert Field. An in-depth introduction and demonstration of the new JShell tool that makes investigating, learning, and prototyping easy with JDK 9.

Modules in JDK 9 by Alex Buckley. JDK 9 introduces modules to the Java language that enable programs to be structured more easily and reliably

Tiobe February 2019 Index Released

Groove language is in top 20 again; it's popularity increased due to Gradle; Java is 1st
11 February 2019   334

In February, search engine statistics showed that the dynamically typed Groovy language is gaining popularity again. As analysts of TIOBE noted, it was already in the top twenty of the TIOBE index in 2016 on the wave of interest in the Jenkins system for continuous integration. Now it is pushed forward by the Gradle assembly automation system.

TIOBE Februry 2019 Index
TIOBE Februry 2019 Index

More analysts noticed that the language Hack this month entered the top 50, and TypeScript left it (in their opinion, temporarily). Since February last year, Python and C ++ swapped places, and again topped the list with Java and C.