The mainframe is at an inflection point from which it will either continue as a revenue-supporting machine or emerge as a revenue-generating platform, a new report states.
Old vulnerabilities in both Java and Python that allow attackers to bypass firewalls and access local networks by injecting malicious commands inside FTP URLs resurfaced this week when two security researchers noticed that they remain unpatched.
Oracle filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, seeking to overturn a federal jury's decision that Google's use of Java in its Android OS constituted fair use
After ownership of the Model-View-Controller specification passes to the Java community, long-time contributor Ivar Grimstad will serve as a purely community spec lead for JSR 371, the MVC 1.0 standard.
The final date for the general availability of Java 9 Standard Edition is set for July 27.
In-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast launched a new distributed processing engine for data streams, targeting "the intersect of Big Data programmers and Java programmers."
Near-record Critical Patch Update provides fixes for 270 vulnerabilities across 45 products.
When Oracle publishes its next quarterly patch update in April, the company will begin treating JAR files signed with the MD5 hashing algorithm as unsigned.
Oracle has published the results of its Java EE Community Survey, in which nearly 1,700 Java users worldwide ranked the importance of 21 component technologies in the company's revised Java EE Roadmap.
MicroProfile.io, the independent initiative launched a few months ago to create a baseline platform definition that optimizes enterprise Java for microservices architecture, is now an Eclipse project.
Netflix has announced a new Java library and toolkit for managing small- to medium-sized in-memory datasets that are disseminated from a single organization to multiple users for read-only access.
Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge today released a new version of its flagship product.
Oracle Corp. has notified the Java community officially of its intention to withdraw the Java Specification Requests (JSRs) for the Java EE Management API 2.0 (JSR 373) and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368).
The 2.12 release of Scala, the type-safe programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), comes with a completely overhauled compiler, which allows the language to fully leverage the VM features in Java 8, the Scala team at Lightbend announced.
Java continues to command the top spot on the latest TIOBE Programming Community Index, edging C, C++, C#, Python and Visual Basic .NET, in that order.
Kotlin 1.0.5 includes a number of bug fixes and tooling updates from version 1.0, including new support for postfix code completion in the IntelliJ IDEA plugin.
Google officially ended support for the Android Developer Tools plug-in that for a time turned Eclipse into the go-to platform for non-iOS mobile coders.
Atlassian doesn't bill itself as a DevOps company, but it finds itself in the middle of the DevOps movement. Here's how it got there.
Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, announced the public beta of a major update of its namesake product.
The nascent Eclipse Kapua project got a big boost this week from its chief sponsors, open source solutions provider Red Hat and M2M/IoT platform provider Eurotech.