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Visual Studio 2013, .NET Framework 4.5.1 Go Live

On Thursday Microsoft released Visual Studio 2013, which includes Team Foundation Server 2013, and .NET Framework 4.5.1.

Windows Phone Preview for Devs Launched

Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.

Microsoft Launches SQL Server 2014 Preview 2

On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Zend Launches Open Source API Builder

Zend unveiled a new open source API-builder project at its annual ZendCon PHP developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

Eclipse Java Packages Easily Pushed to the Cloud

Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.

CloudTest Enhanced with Java Module

SOASTA has updated its automated Web application testing solution, CloudTest, with a new Java Module.

Five Surprising Uses of Big Data: From Tracking Potty Mouths to Winning Fantasy Football Games

It's not all about site traffic and sales. Here are some surprising uses of Big Data that you might not have thought of.

Red Hat Updates RHEL 5.x

Red Hat this week announced an update of the 5.x version of its Enterprise Linux platform (RHEL).

Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS Tools Aimed at Enterprise App Developers

Red Hat this week announced an expansion to its OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio.

What's Coming in Java 8: A 'Truly Revolutionary Upgrade' Featuring Lambda

"Java is back," Mark Reinhold told attendees at this year's JavaOne conference technical keynote.

18th Annual JavaOne Spotlights Internet of Things

The 18th annual JavaOne conference got underway on Sunday in San Francisco.

JavaOne 2013 Strategy Keynote: Unifying Java & Creating a Standard

The presentations covered a range of topics -- including strategic positioning of Java as the best open platform for the Internet of Things -- while maintaining a sharp focus on the critical role Java continues to play in the enterprise.

JFrog Now Supports RubyGems

JFrog recently announced new support for RubyGems in its cloud-based Artifactory binary repository manager.

AWS Allowing Limited Modification of Reserved Instances

Amazon announced last week it is letting customers modify their Reserved Instances in a limited capacity.

SaaS Firm Workday Launches Big Data Analytics Module

This week Workday, one of the fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) firms, launched its big data analytics module.

Survey: Alarming Lack of Use of Formal Development Processes

Hot tech trends such as mobile, cloud and Big Data aren't replacing current platforms and programming languages, but rather are adding complexity to development efforts that too rarely use formal processes to drive important work, according to a recent survey from Forrester Research Inc.

High Demand for Windows Devs To Work on Mobile Apps

According to a new survey by Embarcadero, Windows developers are under increasing pressure to port existing desktop apps to mobile platforms, but that doesn't mean desktop app development is dying.

JDK 7 Update Adds Diagnostic, Monitoring, Security and Deployment Capabilities

On Tuesday Oracle announced the latest update of version 7 of the Java Development Kit.

Oracle Releases JDK 8 Developer Preview

Oracle this week released a preview build of Java Standard Edition 8 for testing by developers.

Azul Releases Solution for Low-Latency Java

Java runtime maker Azul Systemsunveiled a new solution for developers of highly-tuned, low-latency Java applications this week.

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