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ZeroTurnaround Launches Resource Site for Java Community

Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround this week launched Rebel Labs, a new "research and content organization" site through which the company plans to offer free, vendor-neutral reports and other technical resources for the Java community.

Salary Survey: .NET Developers Average $94K a Year

.NET developers continue to buck the slow economy trend, according to figures from the 2013 Visual Studio Magazine Salary Survey.

Trend Index Names C# as Programming Language of the Year

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.

Big Data Vendor Splunk Adds Java, Python SDKs

Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.

Xamarin Tool Enables Mac Development with C#

Xamarin Inc. this week announced a tool that lets C# developers build native Mac OS X apps.

Vendors Team Up To Provide DevOps Platform

Agile ALM provider CollabNet is partnering with IT automation vendor UC4 to provide what the two companies are billing as the world's first DevOps platform.

Red Hat Updates Virtualization Platform

Version 3.1, available now, updates the KVM hypervisor to support current industry-standard x86 processors, and expands the platform's ability to scale with support for guest VMs.

Java PaaS Provider Expands Partner Ecosystem

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees is expanding its partner ecosystem with a new Services Partner Program, which offers new support for system integrators (SIs), Web designers and software development consultants.

CSA Releases Mobile Device Guidance

An assessment and threat report on the state of mobile computing was recently released by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

Couchbase Releases Couchbase Server 2.0

On December 12 Couchbase released the latest version of its flagship NoSQL database system.

IntelliJ IDEA 12 Supports Java 8

JetBrains last week released version 12 of its venerable integrated development environment (IDE), IntelliJ IDEA.

Oracle Extends Support for Java 6

Oracle has extended its support for Java 6 Standard Edition (Java SE 6) for another few months.

Embarcadero Launches C++ Multi-Device Dev Platform

Embarcadero Technologies today unveiled a new development platform designed to allow C++ developers to target multiple devices, including desktops, laptops and tablets.

Intel Open Sources Tool for Rapid Big Data App Development

Intel Corp. this week released an open source tool called GraphBuilder for rapid big data application development.

Atlassian Updates Git Management System

Atlassian released on Wednesday a new version of Stash, its behind-the-firewall Git repository management system for enterprise teams.

EMC-VMware Spinoff Combines Spring, Gemfire, Cloud Foundry under Maritz

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.

10gen Offers MongoDB Cloud Subscription

10gen, the creator and chief commercial sponsor of the open-source MongoDB NoSQL database, has announced a new Cloud Subscription version of the database.

Talend Adds Support for NoSQL Databases and Hadoop Profiling

Talend earlier this month released version 5.2 of it open source integration platform, touting new support for NoSQL databases and Apache Hadoop big data profiling.

Hacker Selling Java Zero-Day Vulnerability Online

According to researchers at Krebs on Security, an issue in the latest version of Java is being shopped around online by an unknown seller.

Oracle Proposes Nashorn JavaScript Engine for OpenJDK

Oracle has officially proposed the Nashorn Project, an implementation of a lightweight, high-performance JavaScript runtime for Java, as a new project for OpenJDK.