Google recently open sourced its Contracts for Java (Cofoja) tool under GNU LGPL.
Gianugo Rabellino is a man on a mission, giving full attention to open source software and interoperability at Microsoft.
Oracle on Monday released a new version of its SQL Developer Data Modeler that integrates the open source version control software Subversion.
Analysts weigh in on NetBeans' decision to stop supporting Ruby on Rails with its next release.
The first milestone release of the 2.2 version of Google Plugin for Eclipse (GPE) is now available for download.
In a manner similar to its growth in the smartphone arena, Google's mobile OS, Android, is gaining ground quickly on Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone and iPad devices.
Oracle has nominated a Brazilian Java User Group to fill the vacancy recently left by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) on the Java Community Process executive committee.
The future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle will be shaped by that company's business model, say Forrester Research analysts.
A headline-grabbing claim of the discovery of new evidence supporting Oracle's allegation that Google infringed on copyrights related to the Java Platform in its Android mobile operating system sparked a hot debate in the blogosphere over the weekend.
Google announced on Tuesday that it plans to support open video codecs in its Chrome Web browser going forward, and it will drop support for the H.264 video codec.
Apple's decision in November to join Oracle and IBM in supporting the OpenJDK project to provide a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X bore fruit this week.
Mule ESB 3.1 adds new orchestration features, a new management console and new collaborative capabilities.
Last month's general availability of Oracle's MySQL 5.5 is a significant release.
The Apache Software Foundation recently made good on its threat to quit the Executive Committee (EC) of the Java Community Process (JCP). According to analysts, this could end up being the beginning of the end of the JCP.
Sonatype today released an integrated development suite for Maven-centric Java development featuring Maven, Nexus Professional, Hudson and m2eclipse, plus integration with Maven Central.