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Mobile Development Product Watch 5/20/2014: Cross-Platform Is King

The continuing craze of cross-platform and cloud-based mobile development tools is evident in the latest batch of product releases.

Concurrent Announces Upgrade to Cascading Big Data Development Framework

Concurrent Inc. today announced an upgrade of its Cascading development framework for building Big Data applications, offering more choices for working with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

Spring Integration 4.0 Goes Live

The latest version of the extension of the Spring programming model that supports Enterprise Integration Patterns is compatible with Spring Framework 4.0.

Java ME 8 Released

Oracle has announced the general availability (GA) of the Java Platform Micro Edition 8 (Java ME 8), the latest version of embedded Java aimed at devices.

Cloudera and MongoDB Enter Big Data Partnership

Cloudera Inc. and MongoDB Inc. yesterday announced a strategic partnership to integrate their Big Data technologies.

Hortonworks Partners with Concurrent for Hadoop Development

Hortonworks and Concurrent are partnering to make Hadoop development easier and quicker by combining the former's Hadoop data platform with the latter's Cascading application development framework.

Scala 2.11 Goes Live

Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, has announced the final release of Scala 2.11.

Typesafe Releases First Implementation of 'Reactive Streams' Spec

Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.

Oracle Adds Critical Patch for Java Cloud Service

Oracle has followed up its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) with an additional security advisory for its Java Cloud Service.

Spring Boot 1.0 Launches

The Spring team at Pivotal has announced the 1.0 release of its Spring Boot rapid application development framework.

Azul Releases Zulu OpenJDK for Java 8

The free and open source Zulu 8.0 is compatible and compliant with the recently launched Java SE 8.

Cisco Joins the Business-Oriented Mobile App Development Parade

Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.

Oracle Launches Java 8 with Online Event

Oracle followed up on the launch of Java SE 8 and JDK8 last week with an online Webcast event Tuesday featuring stars of its Java team and the Java community.

New Version of Free, Open Source NetBeans IDE Features Java 8 Support

On Tuesday Oracle announced the release of a new version of its NetBeans IDE, 8.0, that takes advantage of the latest enhancements in Java SE 8, among other changes.

Google Developer News Includes New Managed VMs Service

Google Inc. this week is making lots of noise at its Google Platform Live conference, including the introduction of "Managed VMs" designed to help developers using the App Engine cloud service access native resources and run native code.

Java 8 Arrives

It's official: the Java Platform Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8) and the latest Java SE Development Kit (JDK 8) are now generally available.

Pivotal Adds Hadoop Distribution to In-Memory Big Data Parade

Pivotal Software Inc. today announced the release of a new version of its enterprise Hadoop distribution based on the recently upgraded Apache Hadoop 2.2.

Microsoft Opens Up Office 365 and SignalR to Android

Microsoft announced two new open source SDKs that let Android users access Office 365 data and use SignalR for real-time Web connectivity between clients and servers.

Java 8 Survey Finds Developers Ready To Upgrade

Typesafe found that 65 percent intend to upgrade to Java SE 8 within the next 24 months.

Open Source ZX Spreadsheet Offers Direct Functionality in Browsers

ZK Spreadsheet 3.0.1 comes with an overhauled API "for simpler usability to perform common user actions," the company says.

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