Quarkus is an Open Source stack to write Java applications offering unparalleled startup time, memory footprint and developer experience. It offers familiar programming models and APIs (Hibernate, JAX-RS, Eclipse Vert.x, Apache Camel, Eclipse MicroProfile, Spring API compatibility and more).
Today marks a real milestone for the Quarkus community and the Java community at large. Quarkus 1.0 Candidate Release 1 is out and it will shortly be followed by a 1.0 Final version. The community has worked really hard to up the quality of Quarkus in the last few weeks: bug fixes, documentation improvements, new extensions and above all upping the standards for developer experience. Now it’s time to do your part: test Quarkus 1.0.0.CR1 and join us :).