Virtualization vendor VMware recently announced the acquisition of WaveMaker, a San Francisco-based provider of a graphical development platform for Java-based Web and cloud applications.
The latest release of Oracle's GlassFish Java application server, announced last week, puts a lot of emphasis on developer productivity.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has officially retired the Excalibur Project, a platform for component and container applications built on the Java platform.
The Developer Preview of the Java SE Development Kit version 7 (JDK 7) is now available for download, Oracle announced Wednesday.
JetBrains, the Prague-based creator of code-centric Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA, this week took the wraps off the upcoming version of its flagship development environment.
Potix Corporation has released a set of jQuery-style selectors designed to give developers an easy method of selecting and accessing server-side components.
Java clustering infrastructure provider Terracotta has added native search capability to its Ehcache product line.
Oracle has addressed a long-standing security flaw in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Known variously as "the Mark-of-the-Beast," "the Magic Number," and "the Floating Point of Death," the bug causes the JRE to hang when parsing strings like "2.2250738585072012e-308" to a binary floating point number.
Google recently open sourced its Contracts for Java (Cofoja) tool under GNU LGPL.
Analysts weigh in on NetBeans' decision to stop supporting Ruby on Rails with its next release.
The first milestone release of the 2.2 version of Google Plugin for Eclipse (GPE) is now available for download.
Oracle has nominated a Brazilian Java User Group to fill the vacancy recently left by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) on the Java Community Process executive committee.
The future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle will be shaped by that company's business model, say Forrester Research analysts.
A headline-grabbing claim of the discovery of new evidence supporting Oracle's allegation that Google infringed on copyrights related to the Java Platform in its Android mobile operating system sparked a hot debate in the blogosphere over the weekend.
Apple's decision in November to join Oracle and IBM in supporting the OpenJDK project to provide a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X bore fruit this week.
Mule ESB 3.1 adds new orchestration features, a new management console and new collaborative capabilities.
The JRuby community this week announced the availability the first release candidate (RC) of JRuby 1.6. RC1.
The Apache Software Foundation recently made good on its threat to quit the Executive Committee (EC) of the Java Community Process (JCP). According to analysts, this could end up being the beginning of the end of the JCP.
Google today announced plans to contribute the source code and IP for two new open-source Eclipse projects: WindowBuilder and CodePro Profiler.
Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) company CloudBees has acquired Stax Networks, the two companies disclosed this week.