Oracle has released a set of proposed improvements for JDK 9, called Java Enhancement Proposals, via a process that is meant to provide a way to stimulate discussion and development of new features before they become formal Java Specification Requests submitted to the Java Community Process.
Couchbase this week announced the integration of its Couchbase Server NoSQL document database with the Spring Framework.
Pivotal Software Inc. has upgraded version 4.1 of the open source Spring application framework for enterprise Java with new messaging, caching and Web capabilities.
Pivotal Software has assembled a number of its open-source app dev technologies and combined them with its commercial products into a new lightweight Java Web application stack called the Pivotal App Suite.
The project's goals include a major overhaul of Java's generics, a new approach to generic typing, and new support for value types.
Software development toolmaker JetBrains has announced a new milestone release of Kotlin, the open-source, Java Virtual Machine (JVM)-targeted programming language developed by the company.
Java developers building applications on the latest Mac operating systems can now add the Zulu JDK to their toolboxes.
The Couchbase Java SDK preview includes both the JMV core package (core-io 0.2) and the Java SDK 2.9 preview 2.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released today, included 113 new security vulnerability fixes for hundreds of Oracle products.
The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.
Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the ninth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades known as the Release Train.
Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.5 comes with a new cloud-based QA tool, new analysis algorithms focused on Java and C# codebases, and expanded Java Web app security coverage, among other enhancements.
Amazon.com Inc. is offering up to 1.5 million in Amazon Coins to developers who build qualifying apps optimized for the company's new Fire smartphone.
XRebel 1.0 is designed to allow Java developers to find and fix problems as they code.
Azul Systems this week released an update of its Zing runtime for Java that extends production support for new server-grade Amazon Web Services (AWS) instances.
Java/PHP-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Jelastic has wrapped its arms around Ruby developers with the latest release of its evolving "Platform-as-Infrastructure" (PaI) environment.
One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.
The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.