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.
Looker Data Sciences Inc. announced a business intelligence (BI) platform powered by a new data modeling language designed to simplify complex analytical SQL queries.
Research firm IDC is predicting that Android and Apple-based tablets will continue their dominance in the tablet market over the next five years.
SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.