Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.
A start-up founded by academic researchers has created the NoSQL Toolbox, a method for choosing the best database for a given job.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
Google has increased the functionality of its Google Play Developer Console app to give Android developers a better handle on user reviews of their creations and to work with the results of experiments such as A/B tests.
The Big Data space has evolved since its inception along several threads that have converged to result in services such as Amazon Kinesis Analytics, which leverages standard SQL for the real-time querying of streaming data.
Taking a cue from the growing citizen developer movement, a Big Data start-up is courting "citizen data scientists" with a new product for self-service analytics.
Azul Systems is expanding the range of microprocessors supported by Zulu Embedded -- its open source build of the OpenJDK aimed at Java developers in the embedded systems and Internet of Things space -- to include multiple 32- and 64-bit embedded processors.
Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.
Built.io today unveiled a new version of its Mobile Backend-as-a-Service featuring what it claims is an industry first: a pluggable architecture allowing for greater developer customization.
Couchbase Mobile 1.3 has reached general availability, featuring improvements to its Sync Gateway mechanism that provides functionality such as authentication, authorization and data orchestration.
Mozilla, the open source champion that makes the Firefox Web browser, announced that it has funded nine community projects to the tune of $585,000 in the second quarter of this year as part of a new support program.
Digital ink, an emerging technology exemplified in the new Windows Ink functionality in Windows 10, is getting a new take from a company called MyScript.
Open source champion Red Hat Inc. has integrated two self-support sites -- Stack Overflow and JBoss Developer forums -- with its free developer program, giving coders more choices to seek help with their programming problems.
After years of a stagnant duopoly leading the race to capture developer mindshare, Android has broken away from iOS to signal the beginning of round two in the mobile OS wars, a new survey reports.
After discovering that job ads listing salaries are much more effective, developer Q&A site Stack Overflow has embraced public salary transparency with the introduction of the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator.