Foojay community members discuss recent news:
- JavaFX Skins for cross-platform apps on Android, iOS, and regular computers.
- BlockHound, for detecting cases of blocking in reactive (non-blocking) applications.
- JEP 411, the SecurityManager deprecation
- The recent Snyk/Azul community survey
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