Application Development News & Articles

Low-Code Tool Addresses Mobile App Offline Problem

Mendix said it addressed the thorny problem of handling offline functionality in mobile apps with the latest rendition of its rapid application development tool.

Google Doubles Allowable Size of Android Apps

Google announced it was doubling the Android app file size limit from 50MB to 100MB, while warning developers to not use the additional leeway just because it's available, as it could degrade the UX.

'Citizen Developer' Movement Transforming in Enterprise, Report Says

Facing huge demand for developers -- especially for mobile apps -- enterprises are turning to a variety of solutions, including outsourcing and relying on in-house "citizen developers" to use low-code or no-code tools to supplement professional coders, a movement undergoing change, according to a new report.

Open Source Container Company Docker Updates Hub for Faster App Delivery

Open source container specialist Docker Inc. has updated its Docker Hub cloud service designed to speed up application delivery by development teams through automated workflows.

New Java API for App Delivery Controller

KEMP Technologies has expanded the automated application deployment capabilities of its LoadMaster product with a new Java API.

Spring Framework 4.2 Goes GA

Pivotal Software announced the general availability of version 4.2 of the Spring Framework. The latest feature release of the 4.x line of the open source application framework for enterprise Java is compatible with Java 6, 7 and 8.

App Annie Adds Google Analytics

App Annie has added Google Analytics functionality to its free mobile app intelligence platform as part of a new beta offering.

Google App Engine for Go Now Generally Available

Google today announced the Google App Engine for Go is now generally available, giving developers the option to build Web apps with the eight-year-old open source programming language designed for large-scale computing.

Report: Swing from Native Development to Web in Mobile Arena

Mobile Web app development tool vendor Sencha Inc. released research showing that many firms are turning to mobile Web app development tools at the expense of native approaches.

CA Release Automation Now Integrated with JFrog Artifactory

CA Technologies has integrated its Release Automation solution with JFrog's Artifactory binary repository management system, the two companies announced.

Zend Partners with Microsoft, Adds Z-Ray to Azure App Service

Zend's Z-Ray app performance tool will soon be integrated with Microsoft's new Azure App Service, the two companies announced Wednesday.

Microsoft SDK Provides App Metrics to Java Devs

Microsoft released the Java SDK for Application Insights to help cloud and Web developers glean insights from Java application health and usage metrics.

New Relic Extending APM to Mobile

Application Performance Management specialist is making its software analytics platform available to mobile app developers via a new, embeddable SDK

Docker Releases Container Orchestration Bundle for Download

Docker Inc., the chief commercial supporter of the open source Docker Project, has made its new container orchestration bundle available for download.

Security Vulnerabilities Found in Java Version of Google App Engine

Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.

Docker Unveils Orchestration Services, Hub Enterprise

Docker Machine, Docker Swarm and Docker Compose, along with a new set of open APIs, will provide a platform for multi-container, multi-host distributed applications

GitHub Launches Enterprise Edition into the Cloud

This week GitHub announced the release of GitHub Enterprise 2.0, an update of the enterprise edition of its namesake code-hosting platform.

Debunking the Top 3 Internet of Things (IoT) Development Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions around the Internet of Things and what it means for developers. Creative Intellect Analyst Clive Howard cuts through the hype and tells you what you actually need to know about this growing area.

Red Hat Software Collections Beta Supports Maven, Eclipse, Git, More

The list of components in the Collections beta includes another Red Hat software collection: the Red Hat Developer Toolset (3.0).

Analysts Say Mobile App Development Requires New Strategy, Techniques

Analysts from major research firms Gartner Inc. and IDC have recently emphasized that mobile app developers have to think differently from traditional practices -- or else.

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