Oracle made available for download a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language on Tuesday.
Red Hat on Monday announced a new community-supported distribution of OpenStack running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Fedora, and their derivatives, called "RDO."
ScaleOut Software today announced an in-memory data grid that lets developers access live, fast-changing data with Hadoop-based programs for instant analysis.
Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.
JetBrains has released a "spring refresh" of the recent major update of its flagship Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.
Red Hat this week released a new version of its in-memory database JBoss Data Grid.
Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
CA Technologies is launching a new Application Performance Management (APM) solution via its Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.
Microsoft today offered (nearly) free Windows 8 USB sticks to Mac developers but apparently "sold out" just over 30 minutes after the offer was posted.
Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.
Gild Inc. uses social site participation and quality of posted code to rank software developers for companies looking to hire.
Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees has announced Continuous Cloud Delivery (CCD).
The new uBuild tool is designed to provide developers using Java, C#, and C/C++ with a central, authoritative build framework for quality and dependency control.
Genuitec LLC, creator of the MyEclipse Java EE integrated development environment (IDE), is planning to announce a new "enterprise anywhere" edition of its flagship dev tool at the EclipseCon conference in Boston.
Microsoft this week released the first public preview of its Hadoop on Windows Azure service, called HDInsight.
IBM may be looking to acquire a major infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, according to published reports.
Atlassian released to beta a new version of its SourceTree desktop client for the Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems (DVCSes) for Windows.
Companies are increasingly depending on custom software development projects to give them a competitive edge, but business leaders are still frustrated with the results of such initiatives, a new Forrester Consulting study concludes.
Andy Rubin, senior vice president at Google for mobile and digital content, and co-founder of Android Inc., will be stepping down to join an unspecified project at the company.
According to a Microsoft blog, the company is offering $100 per app built for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.