In terms of growth, C# surpassed all other programming languages in a popularity contest called the PoularitY of Programming Language index, based on Google Trends data from 2012.
Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.
JetBrains last week released version 12 of its venerable integrated development environment (IDE), IntelliJ IDEA.
Oracle has extended its support for Java 6 Standard Edition (Java SE 6) for another few months.
EMC Corporation this week confirmed rumors that former VMware chief exec Paul Maritz, now EMC chief strategy officer, will lead a new corporate spinoff that will manage products from several divisions.
According to researchers at Krebs on Security, an issue in the latest version of Java is being shopped around online by an unknown seller.
Red Hat today launched a new version of its OpenShift cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) packaged for enterprise consumption.
VMware's SpringSource division this week published the first release candidate (RC1) of the Spring Framework 3.2.
VMware has launched the latest version of its in-memory data platform, vFabric GemFire 7.0, which offers new features aimed at making it easier for Java developers to build apps that process massive volumes of data and scale within the cloud.
Continuuity Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.
The Versant JPA, launched last week, features "multiple firsts for NoSQL Big Data technologies," according to the company.
Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround this week released an updated version of its JRebel JVM plug-in for IBM WebSphere (WAS) 8.5 that supports the Liberty profile.
The new ADF Mobile is HTML5- and Java-based, and aimed at developers looking to build and deploy enterprise apps to mobile environments from a single code base.
JNBridge last week released another in its evolving series of free interoperability kits.
Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.
CloudBees recently announced two new services and news that its implementation of the Jenkins continuous integration (CI) server has been extended to Google's App Engine.
Project Sumatra was officially announced on Sunday evening during the opening keynote presentations for the annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco.
Researchers have discovered a "critical" zero-day issue with Oracle's Java plugin. This marks the second time in less than a month that researchers have found an issue with Java.