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Java News Roundup: Extent-Local Variables, Payara Platform, Project Reactor, Ktor, Spring Web Flow

August 15, 2022

Via: InfoQ

This week’s Java roundup for August 8th, 2022, features news from OpenJDK, JDK 19, JDK 20, Jakarta EE 10, Spring WebFlow 3.0.0-M1, Spring Tools 4.15.3, Payara Platform Enterprise 5.42.0, Quarkus 2.11.2, MicroStream 7.0.1-beta, Piranha 22.8.0, JobRunr 5.1.7, Eclipse Vert.x 4.3.3, Project Reactor 2022.0.0-M5, Ktor 2.1.0, Apache Camel 3.18.1 and KCDC Conference.


JEP 429, Extent-Local Variables (Incubator), was promoted from its JEP Draft 8263012 to Candidate status. This incubating JEP, under the auspices of Project Loom, proposes to enable sharing of immutable data within and across threads. This is preferred to thread-local variables, especially when using large numbers of virtual threads.

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