Facebook today announced an alliance with Web powerhouses Google Inc., LinkedIn and Twitter Inc. to improve the open source MySQL database for large-scale applications.
Facebook open sourced an internal programming language called Hack, developed by its engineers to improve upon -- while remaining compatible with -- the PHP scripting language running much of the company's Web site.
Microsoft announced two new open source SDKs that let Android users access Office 365 data and use SignalR for real-time Web connectivity between clients and servers.
MyEclipse 2014 comes with full support for Java EE 7, enhanced REST Web Services, new mobile tools and JDK 1.7 support, among other new features.
Today the company released the Dart SDK 1.0, which Google engineerLars Bak said in a blog post marks the language's "transition to a production-ready option for Web developers."
On Wednesday the Django Project announced the release of Django 1.6, the latest version of the free, open source, Python-based Web application framework.
No clear answers emerged from today's Congressional hearing about widespread problems with the Oct. 1 rollout of the HealthCare.gov Web site, but witnesses agreed that inadequate testing was a key issue.
The open source OpenXava project, which recently announced its 4.8 release, is filling a niche among enterprise developers charged with building Web apps fast.
The Eclipse Foundation is set to announce the eighth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades this week.
Oracle this week released an update of its Application Development Framework (ADF) for Mobile.
Red Hat has officially rechristened the JBoss Application Server (JBossAS) project "WildFly," a name selected by members of the JBoss.org open source community in a special election in late 2012.
Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
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.
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.
SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.