Oracle released a major update the Java SE Development Kit (JDK 8) this week.
Ahead of its 2015 "Mars" release train, the organization is reaching out to its community with a bug fix contest.
Excelsior has shipped an updated version of its flagship Java optimizer and native code generator, called JET ("Just Enough Time").
Spring Boot 1.2.1 is a maintenance update featuring more than 70 bug fixes and a handful of enhancements.
Reactive programming company Typesafe today released a survey that confirms the high adoption rate of Apache Spark, an open source Big Data processing framework that improves traditional Hadoop-based analytics.
Google's ambitious plan to provide cheap, customized smartphones for 6 billion people -- including the 5 billion without one -- is receiving increasing developer support with recent developer conferences and the emergence of SDKs.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released this week, provided 169 new security vulnerability fixes across Oracle's product lines, including 19 for Java.
The Supreme Court wants the U.S. government to weigh in on the closely watched Google v. Oracle copyright infringement lawsuit the high court has been asked to review.
Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.
Coverity has just released a new report focused on open-source big data projects and the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the quality of those projects.
Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.
From traditional coding with Java in the venerable Eclipse IDE, the new normal for Android app development may soon be programming with the young Go language in the brand-new Android Studio.
For months Google had warned Android developers that the official IDE for programming in Java against its popular mobile OS would eventually become its own Android Studio, supplanting the venerable Eclipse IDE and its Android Developer Tools (ADT) plug-in -- and that day came yesterday.
Besides coding and monetization, a third key component of mobile app success has lately been gaining increasing attention in the development industry: analytics
Oracle recently announced four new enhancement proposals for Java 9, including a new common logging system for JVM components and a series of control options for finer-grained control of the Hotspot JIT compiler.
Pivotal Software and the Spring Community recently announced the general availability release of the Spring Integration Java DSL.
Red Hat has just released an update of the enterprise edition of its open source OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.
Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround has announced the general availability of the first major release of its flagship JRebel Java Virtual Machine (JVM) plugin in two years.