As nearly all developer products are seemingly getting turned into "X-as-a-Service" offerings, Web and mobile coders are enjoying a growing universe of options from vendors large and small for easily hooking up their apps with back-end databases.
The Linux Foundation has formed a new organization to advance the state of the art for building cloud native applications and services.
Mobile Back-End-as-a-Service provides prebuilt developer services on the server side such as API management, identity services, message notifications, data storage and data synchronization.
Tools announced during the AWS Summit in New York today include a mobile device testing farm, a back-end service for mobile and Web apps, a code revision control service and a software release automation service.
CloudBees has announced the availability of its new Jenkins Platform, which combines the company's Jenkins Enterprise and Jenkins Operations Center products into a single platform.
Among more than 24 new cloud-based services unveiled by Oracle are some new capabilities for Java developers, as well as new support for related languages and frameworks.
All applications offered by Oracle are heading for the cloud -- if they're not there already.
Amazon Web Services announced that cloud developers can now use Java for writing Lambda functions, which provide event-driven functionality while taking care of needed compute resources.
Researchers at Security Explorations Inc. say there are seven unpatched vulnerabilities within the Google App Engine for Java, including three complete JVM sandbox escapes, which could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on underlying systems or retrieve sensitive information from Google servers.
Less than a year old, startup MODE Inc. has unveiled a platform designed to help mobile developers connect their apps to Internet of Things (IoT) devices spewing out tons of high-volume data.
Startup moBack Inc. has entered the increasingly crowded Mobile Backend-as-a-Service arena with a new platform emphasizing ease of use and control of customization features.
New hybrid cloud capabilities are among a host of improvements to IBM's Watson cloud-based Big Data analytics service.
CA Technologies has integrated its Release Automation solution with JFrog's Artifactory binary repository management system, the two companies announced.
During the opening keynote address of its Build developer conference, Microsoft unveiled a data warehouse for the Azure cloud, along with "elastic databases" and a data lake.
The latest release of Atlassian's Stash, a Git-based distributed version control system (DVCS), now supports deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company announced this week.
Appcelerator is teaming up to integrate the data and security functionality of Box Inc.'s file-sharing and storage service with its mobile app development platform.
Google Inc. today announced its Cloud Dataflow tool for Big Data analytics is being moved to beta status, making it available to more developers.
Mendix, a rapid application development company, teamed up with Pivotal Software Inc. to deploy cloud-native apps.
Jelastic has released a new version of its namesake PaaS/IaaS platform that includes production-ready Docker containers as well as support for Parallels Containers for Windows.
Are you a strict code-writing machine, a DevOps programmer who needs to fool around with a lot of configuration management or a point-and-click "developer" just wanting to get quality apps out as quickly as possible via a GUI? The answer may determine which public cloud platform best fits your development needs.