Welcome to this week’s programming bulletin. There are a number of new releases that should interest fans of Spring, a preview of the next installment of .NET Core and Entity Framework and an update from JetBrains. Remember to watch this space every Thursday for more programming updates.
Programming news from the Packt Hub
Programming news from across the web
- Python launches an updated PyPi; the legacy version is set to close April 30.
- Spring Cloud Stream 2.0 is now on general availability. The emerging Spring framework, which helps users build event-driven microservices capable of scaling quickly, has just announced the general release of version 2.0. With ‘a complete revamp of content-type negotiation functionality to address performance, flexibility, and… consistency’, plus many more exciting features, this could help push the framework forward in the world of microservices development.
- Chaos Monkey now available for Spring Boot . In case you don’t know, Chaos Monkey is a tool for testing large-scale distributed systems that is inspired by the principles of Chaos engineering. In this instance, it works as a small library that you integrate as a dependency within your application. It then attacks various components of your app – like a monkey causing chaos.
- Microsoft announces a preview of .NET Core 2.1 and Entity Framework 2.1. The .NET engineering team have made a preview of the latest versions of .NET Core and Entity Framework available – the team expects to reach a final full release in the next few months.
- Javalin 1.6.0 released. The new release features some improvements to performance and async requests.
- Jetbrains releases IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1.1