February 2019 reports on programming language popularity from TIOBE and PYPL are out, with the former tracking the rise of Groovy and the latter contrasting the trends of Python (up) with PHP (down).
Mendix, one of the leading vendors in the enterprise low-code development space, has boosted its dev platform with new integration tapping into IBM Cloud services, including Watson AI cognitive services.
Dice's annual tech salary study shows low unemployment and stagnant salaries with Go programmers leading the pack along with Kafka and Amazon cloud skills, though job satisfaction also counts for developers and other pros who seem increasingly willing to move on.
Google today announced the general availability of its Cloud Firestore NoSQL document database for the growing serverless computing space in the cloud where there's no need to manage infrastructure.
Salesforce extended its Lightning development initiative with a mobile focus, the latest effort to address the perfect storm of a mobile development talent shortage amid exploding demand for enterprise mobile apps.
A Microsoft support document indicates the Windows 10 Mobile initiative is ending Dec. 10 of this year, after which any remaining users -- who were told in 2017 that no new features would be introduced -- will no longer get security updates, patches, free support and so on.
Google has heard enough negative developer feedback about its Android Studio IDE to prompt a new quality and stability initiative.
Google announced Android Studio 3.3 with a focus on "refinement and quality" over new features, though a host of those have been introduced also.
"Any organization or business that requires recording and/or sharing of digital data through their app can benefit from implementing blockchain in their mobile apps," says one firm.
New cloud development survey finds different workloads targeting private, hybrid and public cloud platforms, with the latter dominated by mobile apps.
Flutter, Google's new mobile UI framework for creating native mobile apps, is already being targeted for Xamarin development in an open source project on GitHub championed by a handful of developers.
Mobile SDK replaces TCP with customized UDP to let developers tweak protocol parameters to reduce latency, increase throughput and improved user experiences.
Of the 25 fastest growing jobs, 12 were computer or mathematics-based occupations, with mobile developers, software developers and graphic designers seeing the biggest hiring increases.
Google finally took the wraps off Flutter 1.0, its new approach to cross-platform mobile development nirvana: creating native iOS and Android apps with one codebase.
Kony, a major player in the mobile application development platform space, has added the capability to create Progressive Web Apps with its low-code tooling.
WaveMaker Inc. announced an update to its namesake low-code development tool that leverages a new front-end technology stack based on Angular 7.
Mobile development using the Amazon cloud is undergoing a transformation, with a new site, new tools and new functionality to support iOS, Android, React Native and other apps.
Statisticians at Cornell University have developed a new text-mining approach that can reportedly help mobile app developers sort out app reviews to more quickly zero in on problems that need immediate attention.
Facing ever-more-sophisticated attack vectors, companies like Zimperium are infusing emerging AI technologies like machine learning into their mobile app defense solutions.
New features include Hot Module Replacement, Angular CLI integration, Android and iOS functionality enhancements and more.