Oracle recently announced it will continue to support Java SE 6 until Feb 2013, extending the so-called end-of-life (EOL) date for the five-year-old development platform a second time
CloudBees has added six vendors to its partner ecosystem, adding new services the company says will fill more holes in the road for Java jocks rolling toward the cloud.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems recently made its flagship Zing Java Virtual Machine (JVM) available to open source developers for free for use in development, qualification and testing.
Platform-as-a-Service provider AppFog recently announced it has joined with cloud hoster Rackspace to make it possible for its users to deploy apps on the OpenStack-based Rackspace cloud.
Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.
Codename One is developing a new SDK designed to allow Java developers to create native applications for multiple mobile/tablet platforms.
This version of the venerable open-source integrated dev environment adds new integration with the JavaFX Scene Builder design tool, support for multiple PHP frameworks and updated support for the Groovy language, among other changes.
A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.
The Eclipse Foundation today announced its seventh annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects, better known as the Release Train.
Red Hat is now providing its Java EE-based JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (EAP 6) in the developer preview of its free OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.
Data management software provider Versant Corporation announced that its Java interface is now compatible with the Spring framework.
GigaSpaces Technologies has added its support to the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java project with the contribution of a "publish to the cloud" wizard.
There are some surprising findings in The Eclipse Foundation's annual survey of developers about their usage of open source tools.
JetBrains, the force behind the open-source Kotlin project, announced this week the availability of Kotlin M2.
The 37 Java APIs at the center of the Oracle v. Google patent infringement lawsuit are not subject to copyright.
The company recently announced five new plugins, including a High Availability (HA) plugin.
A federal jury ruled unanimously on Wednesday that Google did not infringe on Oracle's Java-related patents when it developed its Android operating system.
The ZK Application Test Suite, or ZATS Mimic 1.0, is designed to let developers create their own application test cases without having to deploy their apps to a server and test them with a browser.
Sonatype on Wednesday unveiled a new continuous integration (CI) component for its evolving Insight tool suite.
A new project from Xamarin has replaced the Java code underpinning the Android OS with C# code.