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Apple Provides Developer Guidance for New iPad Pro

The guidance comes in the form of two Tech Talks videos: "Bringing Your Apps to the New iPad Pro" and "Designing for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil."

IBM to Acquire Red Hat, a Leading Java Community Contributor

IBM announced on Sunday plans to acquire leading enterprise open source software provider and long-time Java Community Process leader Red Hat in a $34 billion stock deal.

Firebase Mobile Platform Boosts Machine Learning, More

Google announced a bevy of improvements to its Firebase mobile development platform, including enhancements to machine learning, workflow integration, IDE support and more.

Spam Kills Android 'Nearby Notifications'

The Nearby Notifications functionality introduced for Android devices some three years is going away as engineers noticed it was plagued by spam and irrelevant messages.

Compuware Partners with CollabNet VersionOne for Mainframe DevOps

Compuware took another step on its mission to bring DevOps to the mainframe, partnering with CollabNet VersionOne to integrate respective offerings.

Google Enables Smaller Android Apps with App Bundle Updates

Google announced enhancements to its new Android App Bundle publishing format that shrinks the size of app downloads, which have steadily grown to the point they inhibit device installations.

GitHub Report: JavaScript, Java and Python Repeat as Top Languages

No matter how you slice the data, JavaScript, Java and Python rule in the open source world, confirmed the big yearly Octoverse report just published for 2018 by GitHub.

JNBridge Kit Addresses Azure Logic Apps Connector Shortcomings

The new R&D Showcase Kit addresses an ongoing enterprise challenge: interoperability issues between Azure Logic Apps and existing JMS-based messaging infrastructure.

GitHub Adds Security Alerts for Java and .NET

The popular code repository and social coding platform recently acquired by Microsoft launched the feature last year, initially covering JavaScript and Ruby. Python coverage was added earlier this year.

Survey: DevOps Teams Face Challenges Deploying Machine Learning Apps

The ability of big businesses to hire data science talent and bankroll major projects appears to make a big difference in the successful implementation of machine learning.

IBM Modernizes Domino Business App Platform

In modernizing Domino, the business app platform with roots in the 29-year-old Lotus Notes ecosystem, IBM boosted cloud, mobile application development, JavaScript capabilities and more.

Security Report Calls for Enterprise App Lifecycle Revamp

Enterprise mobile and Web app development is riddled by security gaffes, according to a new report from WhiteHat Security, which is calling for a revamp of the development lifecycle.

Parasoft Updates Automated Testing with Enhanced AI and Machine Learning

Last week Parasoft launched a new version of its SOAtest automated testing tool featuring enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning functionality.

Report: Swift Now Top 10 Language, Java Still No. 1

The October edition of the TIOBE index measuring programming language popularity reports that Apple's Swift has made it into the top 10.

Google Ships Final Flutter Preview for Building iOS and Android Apps with Dart

Google has shipped the final preview of its open source Flutter project, which uses the company's Dart programming language to build native iOS and Android mobile apps.

Apple Enlists Salesforce in Enterprise Business App Push

Continuing its push into the mobile business app space, Apple has enlisted customer CRM specialist Salesforce in its latest effort.

Google Releases Android Studio 3.2

Google released the latest edition of its flagship IDE for mobile app development, Android Studio 3.2, featuring a new app publishing format, Android 9 Pie functionality and even a new What's New assistant to inform coders of the latest changes.

Azul and Microsoft Partner to Provide Java on Azure

Azul Systems and Microsoft announced a new strategic partnership that will allow Java developers on Azure and Azure Stack to build and run production Java applications using the commercially supported edition of Azul's flagship Java runtime, Zulu Enterprise.

Java 11 Is Here: Oracle Releases JDK 11

This release comes with several developer productivity enhancements, along with new support for modern cryptographic and Internet standards, including TLS 1.3 and HTTP/2.

Developer Economics Survey: Data Science, Machine Learning Are Most-Wanted Skills

While perhaps not offering new conclusions about the hottest technologies in the software development arena, a new Developer Economics survey from SlashData provides more hard evidence that data science and machine learning are the top skills developers want to learn.

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