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Cloud Foundry Celebrates First Year, Releases Deployment Tool

VMware celebrated the first anniversary of its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today with a mid-day party, the announcement of several new partnerships and the launch of a new deployment tool.

Oracle Proposes Roadmap for JDK 8; Release Set for Sept. 2013

Oracle has proposed several new implementation milestones for version 8 of the Java Development Kit (JDK 8), beginning with Milestone 1 on April 24 and ending with Milestone 6 on Jan. 30, 2013.

Google Releases Version 1 of Go Programming Language

Go,an open source systems programming language, was first announced by the company in 2009.

Microsoft: Open Source Community Can Now Contribute to ASP.NET

According to Scott Hanselman, Microsoft's decision this week to welcome contributions from the open source community to its ASP.NET Web development framework wasn't really about open source.

Spring Framework Extensions Now Compatible with Spring 3.1

VMware recently announced that all major extensions to its Spring Framework are now compatible with the latest version of the Spring open source Java development framework.

Kotlin Goes Open Source

Kotlin, the JVM-targeted programming language introduced last summer by development toolmaker JetBrains, is now open source.

Oracle Releases MySQL Cluster 7.2

Oracle on Wednesday announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.2, a high-availability, high-redundancy version of the open source MySQL database adapted for distributed computing environments.

The Open Group Updates Enterprise Architecture Modeling Language

The Open Group this week released the latest version of its modeling language for enterprise architecture, ArchiMate 2.0.

Guthrie Talks Node.js and Azure at Cloud Event

The open-source Node.js server-side JavaScript development environment was the spotlight of Microsoft's keynote presentation.

Jaspersoft's Java Reporting Engine Integrated with Cloud Foundry, Red Hat Virt

Open-source business intelligence vendor Jaspersoft recently made its popular Java reporting engine, JasperReports Server, available in the products of two fierce cloud competitors.

Plans for Linux Server Hosting on Azure Outlined in Report

A report discussing a planned Microsoft move to allow customers to host Linux servers on its Windows Azure cloud service was released by All About Microsoft's Mary Jo Foley today.

Open Source Tool Tracks Java Performance 'Hiccups'

Java runtime maker Azul Systems this week unveiled a new open source tool designed to measure the response-time fluctuations known as "hiccups" associated with an application's underlying Java runtime (RT) platform.

New CollabNet Framework Looks To Bring ALM Tools Together

CollabNet, the Brisbane, Calif.-based provider of distributed software development solutions, recently released a new integration framework for its TeamForge Agile ALM platform.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

Open Source Eclipse Turns 10: Mike Milinkovich Looks Back at a 'Novel Idea'

In November 2001, IBM open sourced an internal project focused on creating a common component framework for developers -- and open source Eclipse was born.

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