The Fabric mobile dev suite from Twitter Inc. fares well in a new report on iOS mobile app SDK usage, beating industry heavyweights such as Google and Adobe in several categories.
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.
Here's a look at 10 trends that will affect mobile app developers in the coming year, including augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, serverless and streaming apps and more.
To highlight the capabilities of its new namesake Realm Mobile Platform Professional Edition, the mobile database specialist tapped in to the cognitive computing power of IBM's Watson technology for a demonstration of sophisticated image processing capabilities.
One interesting finding in a new report exploring SDK usage in Android apps is the rapidly growing popularity of Firebase, an app platform from Google that provides Backend-as-a-Service functionality.
Alpha Anywhere 4.3, a low-code mobile and Web app development tool, has been released with increased offline functionality and several other improvements.
Amazon Web Services announced that its AWS Lambda tool -- providing serverless functionality for projects such as app back-end services -- now supports Microsoft's C# programming language.
IBM unveiled a new DevOps offering for its cloud-based Bluemix app development platform, simplifying the process of setting up toolchains for automated coding, deployment and operations pipelines.
Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge today released a new version of its flagship product.
Still enjoying tremendous demand for their skills, mobile coders and Big Data specialists are set to command the highest developer-related salaries next year, according to a new report from careers firm Robert Half Technology.
Google is now rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which provides several new features to developers, including app shortcuts, round icon resources and image keyboard support -- along with new professional emoji featuring women and different skin tones.
In the consumer mobile space, game publishers have traditionally generated the most revenue, but a new app monetization report indicates non-game app makers are catching up.
Google wants to make "fuzz testing" -- providing random data inputs to programs -- a standard part of open source development with a new tool called OSS-Fuzz, now in beta.
If you're overwhelmed by the vast amount of application development news emanating from this week's re:Invent conference by Amazon Web Services, here's a roundup of the items especially relevant to coders in the red-hot mobile space.
Consumer-oriented mobile developers wondering where to focus their efforts in the coming year may want to think about targeting the new killer app as identified by Flurry Analytics: "Communitainment."
New Big Data streaming capabilities were highlighted by MapR Technologies in its new Ecosystem Pack, which helps developers keep current with all of the fast-changing components of the company's Converged Data Platform.
Facing low customer interest in its SurveyMonkey Intelligence mobile app analytics service, the online survey specialist is closing it down Jan. 31, 2017.
Google today entered the low-code dev tool market with App Maker, targeting business users who want to create apps to work with G Suite, the company's counterpart to Microsoft Office.