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SQL Server 2017 Debuts

Among a bevy of data-related announcements at the Microsoft Ignite conference today in Orlando was the news that SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2.

Facebook Relents to Developer Pressure, Relicenses React

The open source licensing issue that threatened to derail the popular React JavaScript library has been resolved, with Facebook agreeing to relicense the project without a controversial patent grant.

Interactive Stack Overflow Tool Reveals Developer Salaries

Stack Overflow has published a salary calculator tool to answer the question: "How much do developers earn?"

Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 Released

It's been a long wait, but it's finally here: Oracle announced today the general availability of Java SE 9, the Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit.

Atlassian Striding Toward 'After Agile'

"We're asking, what's the next step? How does Agile evolve? How do we extend the reach of enterprise teamwork?"

Open Source Licensing Issue Blunts Release of Rewritten React JavaScript Library

The next version of the popular React JavaScript library -- React 16, or React Fiber, featuring a major tech rewrite -- is out, amid ongoing licensing issues that are turning off some companies and developers.

Oracle Layoffs Suggest Winding Down Solaris-SPARC

It's a move many industry watchers were expecting, and further evidence to some that the company is winding down its investment in the Solaris-SPARC bundle.

Report: App Interest May Be Waning, but Not for News, Push Notifications

A new report about mobile app usage from comScore Inc. indicates app discovery is generally down in the age of Millennials, but news apps and push notifications are making surprising comebacks.

Jenkins World 2017: CloudBees & Electric Cloud Diving Deep for DevOps ROI

John finds two new solutions marking the next step in the evolution of DevOps: CloudBees DevOptics and ElectricFlow 8.0.

Apple Continues iOS Enterprise Push with New Accenture Pact

After conquering the high-end consumer mobile space (and ceding the low end to Android), Apple is continuing its push to inject iOS apps into the enterprise with yet another partnership designed to increase market presence.

Study Indicates Enterprise Shift to 'Citizen Developers' Is Nearing Tipping Point

More than half of custom business apps are now being created outside the IT department, and 82 percent of surveyed companies believe citizen developers will become more important over the next two years,a FileMaker-commissioned report says.

AppDynamics, Apica Partner for DevOps App Performance Testing

AppDynamics and Apica have teamed up to deliver an enterprise-focused, integrated load testing and application performance monitoring solution.

LinkedIn Open Sources Cruise Control for Kafka Automation

Apache Kafka, a popular Big Data component for distributed data streaming, is getting an automation boost from a new open source offering from LinkedIn called Cruise Control.

Go Programming Language Gets Type Aliases

The open source Go programming language is out in version 1.9, which features type aliases among many other new features and changes.

Open Source Jobs Report: In-Demand Developers Can Get Paid to Earn Certification

Companies need open source skills so much that nearly half of respondents to a new survey said they would pay people (especially developers) to become open source certified.

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