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.
Go,an open source systems programming language, was first announced by the company in 2009.
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.
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, the JVM-targeted programming language introduced last summer by development toolmaker JetBrains, is now open source.
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 this week released the latest version of its modeling language for enterprise architecture, ArchiMate 2.0.
Open-source business intelligence vendor Jaspersoft recently made its popular Java reporting engine, JasperReports Server, available in the products of two fierce cloud competitors.
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.
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.
CollabNet, the Brisbane, Calif.-based provider of distributed software development solutions, recently released a new integration framework for its TeamForge Agile ALM platform.
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.
In November 2001, IBM open sourced an internal project focused on creating a common component framework for developers -- and open source Eclipse was born.
Neo Technology brought the Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database to the Spring framework this week with the launch of Spring Data Neo4j 2.0.