What is Deno?

Deno 1.0, a runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript, rolled out in May with appealing features for JavaScript developers, including: Secure defaults: Explicit permission must be granted for your Deno applications in order to access disk, network, and runtime environments. Native TypeScript support: No tsconfig needed—Deno acts like a native TypeScript Read more…

Introducing Heapothesys, an open source Java GC latency benchmark with predictable allocation rates

The Amazon Corretto team introduces the open source Heapothesys benchmark, a synthetic workload that simulates fundamental application characteristics that affect garbage collector (GC) latency. The benchmark creates and tests GC load scenarios defined by object allocation rates, heap occupancy, and JVM flags, then reports the resulting JVM pauses. OpenJDK developers Read more…