Work on Java SE 9 is moving forward apace, JavaOne attendees were assured, but it won't be ready as soon as they hope -- Oracle proposed a four-month extension of the JDK 9, which would push the release to July 2017.
Lightbend survey reveals Scala developers are outpacing Java developers when it comes to microservices adoption, they're embracing cloud-native more strongly, and devs from both camps think containers have enormous potential to disrupt the Java Virtual Machine landscape.
Oracle has proposed contributing the NetBeans IDE to the Apache Software Foundation via the Apache Incubator Project.
Hazelcast unveiled the first fully modularized version of its namesake in-memory data grid and caching solution, with 29 new plug-in modules and eight new programming language bindings, along with numerous bug fixes and other new features.
Google today announced Android 7.0 Nougat, a major upgrade of its flagship mobile OS, is finally rolling out to users.
Google has boosted the augmented reality functionality of its Tango mobile vision technology platform, capitalizing on the increased popularity of the cutting-edge technology stemming from its use in Pokémon Go.
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.
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.
The Spring Data team has announced the first milestone release of the Ingalls Release Train
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.
Adding to the bevy of existing programming language popularity indices, developer careers company HackerRank is incorporating the job interview process into the mix.
Apache Spark, the widely used open source cluster computing framework featuring a general processing engine for Big Data analytics, has reached version 2.0, the Apache Software Foundation announced.
Integration middleware maker WSO2 released a new version of MSF4J, a lightweight, open source framework for building microservices in Java that supports container-based deployments via a fast runtime and an annotation-based programming model.
Oracle's latest Critical Patch Update, issued this week, fixed a record 276 vulnerabilities in a range of the company's products, including 13 in Java SE, some of which received high-severity scores.
Google has released the final developer preview of its next mobile OS, Android 7.0 Nougat, in preparation of the final product scheduled to launch "later this summer." The Android engineering team also answered readers' questions in a Reddit "ask me anything" event today.
With open source sensibilities aligned with its new owner, Microsoft, the business-oriented social media site this week contributed technology for building iOS view layouts, analyzing Big Data and detecting URLs with a Java library.
Amid turbulent times for the Android ecosystem, Google is enticing new developers into its mobile OS fold through free beginner training courses presented via Udacity.
Datamill, an open-source Java framework for Web applications that uses functional reactive programming, has emerged as an alternative to the Spring Framework.
"Neon" includes a broad range of open source projects, from an improved Eclipse JDT to new Docker Tooling to the first prime release of the Eclipse Plug-ins for Gradle (and much more).
Four new open source releases for building Internet of Things projects have been launched by a working group hosted at the Eclipse Foundation, known for its popular, extensible IDE for Java coding.