Smartphone growth continues its meteoric rise globally, with Google's Android operating system outshining all competitors, according to a new study by Gartner.
In a move that could have implications for the entire mobile development community, developers of apps for Apple's iOS mobile platform are being accused of patent violation and ordered to pay up.
Google announced the release of App Engine 1.5.0 at its annual I/O conference, underway this week in San Francisco.
The Android OS, which recently vaulted into the No. 1 spot in terms of smartphone sales, is poised to reach another milestone in August: the mobile platform with the greatest number of available apps.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an organization that develops and promotes standards for geospatial content and services, this week approved the 3.0 version of its GeoAPI Interface Standard.
Has some of the bloom come off the Android rose? That's what a new survey of developers may be showing.
Oracle today announced the availability of the 7.0 version of the NetBeans integrated development environment (IDE).
Android smartphones continue to explode in popularity. So it's no surprise that the main driver of smartphones -- the apps that run on them -- should be similarly skyrocketing in usage.
The recent release of Google's App Engine 1.4.3 brings its two supported runtimes -- Python and Java -- "even closer to parity," the company said.
Microsoft Wednesday announced plans to release a major tools update next month for the upcoming "Mango" platform, slated for existing Windows Phones and future later this year.
Open source integration and messaging company FuseSource this week unveiled a new Eclipse-based IDE for the Apache Camel integration framework.
VMware announced the launch of Cloud Foundry, which the company is touting as the as the first "open platform as a service" (PaaS), on Tuesday.
Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.
According to an Evans Data Corp. Survey, a majority of programmers responded that 49 percent of scheduled projects tend to finish past its projected date.
The Amazon Appstore for Android is officially open for business.
Browsium Inc. has released a tool for IT orgainzations dealing with the situation of upgrading IE 6-based Web apps.
In an effort to drive traffic to its imminent app store, Amazon.com will exclusively offer a spin-off version of one of the most popular mobile device games of all time -- Angry Birds.
The Application Development Framework (ADF) Mobile Client is designed to let developers working in Oracle's JDeveloper IDE to build enterprise apps for mobile platforms using the skills they already have, the company said
The latest release of Oracle's GlassFish Java application server, announced last week, puts a lot of emphasis on developer productivity.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has officially retired the Excalibur Project, a platform for component and container applications built on the Java platform.