GitHub is boosting the security capabilities of its software development platform, introducing new open source project dependency graphs and promising alerts when bad actors show up in those graphs.
The publishers of the first edition of the Realm Report, released yesterday, found that Android developers are abandoning Java in favor of Kotlin.
While some say developers have a choice job because of high salaries, another study is out pointing to a pressure-cooker environment in which the rush to release causes coders to shortcut basic security practices -- to the point of not even testing apps.
Google announced a new cloud-based NoSQL database called Cloud Firestore for its Firebase development platform, which supports mobile and Web app programming.
You could boil down the keynote messages at this year's JavaOne conference to two phrases: <i>Java first!</i> and <i>Java in the cloud!</i> If you had a little more room in the pot, you could add: <i>Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 are ready to rock!</i>
Reflecting the sociopolitical unrest of our times, Mozilla made a hefty donation to an Africa-based crowdsourcing project to help people "raise their voice" amid political turmoil or government/vigilante abuse.
Toad DevOps Toolkit addresses a potential bottleneck in the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline: Oracle database changes.
Not only do Apple's mobile devices cost more, but developing for them also pays more -- to the tune of $7,000 annually -- according to careers site Dice.
Academic researchers have published a study investigating the effect of programming languages on software quality, concluding the issue is hard to quantify but also identifying significant findings, such as functional languages having an edge over procedural/object-oriented languages.
Things agile developers want to tell you but won't.
Quest Software, known for its popular Toad database management tool, is now pointing it at the growing DevOps space with the upcoming Toad DevOps Toolkit.
The Developer Productivity Report from the independent research arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround is based on a survey of more than 2,000 Java developers.
It will soon be possible to write and edit Java code entirely from within the Visual Studio IDE, thanks to an upgrade of JNBridge's namesake general purpose Java/.NET interoperability tool.
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.