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NetBeans 7.3 Supports HTML5 and CSS, Adds Nashorn JavaScript Engine

Topping the list of enhancements in NetBeans 7.3 is support for HTML5 and CSS, and a new JavaScript editor and debugger based on the Nashorn project.

Red Hat Embraces Big Data, Contributes Hadoop Plug-In

Red Hat Inc. last week announced the contribution of its Hadoop plug-in to the Apache open source community.

App Management Added to Amazon Web Services

Amazon yesterday launched a new app management service aimed at developers wanting to automate the deployment, scaling and modeling of application creation.

Mobile Developer Survey: Opportunities for Windows Phone, BlackBerry

A recent survey of developers shows that, although Android and iOS continue to rule the mobile market, there are still opportunities for other platforms to get in the game and muscle their way into the big leagues.

No JCache in Java EE 7

It looks like the Java Temporary Caching API (JCache) won't be included in the upcoming release of Java EE 7.

Zend Releases New IDE and Web App Server for PHP

Zend Technologies on Tuesday announced the general availability of Zend Server 6 and version 10 of its Zend Studio IDE.

Oracle Updating Recent Java Fix

Oracle announced that the out-of-band patch released earlier in the month to fix 50 vulnerabilities in Java will be updated with a number of addendums that did not make it to the unscheduled release.

HP Offers New SaaS Tools for Enterprise Agile Devs

HP today unveiled two new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions aimed at agile developers.

Major MySQL Revision Takes on NoSQL

Oracle this week announced the general availability of MySQL 5.6.

BlackBerry 10 Launches with 70,000 Apps

BlackBerry has had a tremendous app start for its just-released smartphone, the Z10, with 70,000 apps available at launch in the BlackBerry World store.

Big Data Product Watch: VoltDB 3.0, IKANOW API, TempoDB, BI Tools and Hadoop Replication

Here's a quick look at some of the newest Big Data-related products hitting the market.

Oracle Releases 'Critical' Java Patch Ahead of Schedule

Oracle today released Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6.

Microsoft Announces Git Support in TFS, Visual Studio

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service (TFS) will fully support and integrate with Git source control.

New Version of Hudson CI Server Released

The Eclipse Foundation officially released a new version of the Java-based Hudson continuous integration (CI) server this week.

Agile Development Tool for Visual Studio Released

A new cloud-based offering from Skytap aims to aid in agile development and testing processes for Visual Studio developers.

Sun Vets Release Java SDK for Native Mobile Apps

Codename One today announced the first release of its flagship software development kit (SDK) for Java developers building mobile applications.

Appcelerator Updates Mobile Dev Platform, Partners with Tester SOASTA

Mobile development platform provider Appcelerator today announced an agreement with SOASTA to integrate that company's TouchTest functional test automation tool with the latest version of its Titanium dev platform.

Ovum Study: Big Data Retains Popularity

Analyst firm Ovum this week released research indicating sentiment about Big Data vendors remained positive in 2012 among Web developers and others.

App Dev Survey Outlines Exec Priorities: Speed, Business Needs, Agile

While the top priority in 2013 remains faster delivery of applications, a new survey shows that a formerly insignificant need has shot up in importance -- developers need apps to better align to business needs.

Red Hat's ManageIQ Extends Cloud Management

Red Hat on Tuesday said it has closed the $104 million deal announced last month during the holidays with ManageIQ.