Each year roughly half the seats of the 24-member EC are up for ratification/election. The EC oversees the work of the Expert Groups that define Java specifications, essentially guiding the evolution of Java.
HeadSpin Inc. has emerged from stealth with a new mobile platform emphasizing testing of mobile apps and measuring their experiences in real-world conditions.
Seventeen-year Microsoft dev leader Tim Sneath is joining Google to work on the Flutter mobile app development framework, leaving a few parting shots at the failures of his former company on the way out.
Progress announced new components for its open source NativeScript mobile app development framework, including Sidekick for faster and easier development of mobile business apps.
Microsoft introduced Visual Studio Live Share to allow dev teams to interactively collaborate by sharing code to edit and debug, troubleshoot, iterate or optimize apps, along with other preview tools.
Freelancing site Upwork's latest report on the most sought-after skills is topped by cutting-edge technologies such as robotics, blockchain and Bitcoin.
Facebook has completely revamped a four-year-old open source tool it developed for code builds, resulting in faster compile times for Android projects.
A new report from application security vendor Veracode paints an unflattering picture of Java developers, finding 88 percent of Java applications contain at least one vulnerable component.
Pivotal has released version 3.9.1 of its Spring Tool Suite, the Eclipse-based development environment for building Spring-based enterprise Java applications.
Salesforce unveiled a new low-code tool to help enterprise users of its CRM-centric products more easily create customized, branded, mobile business apps.
The Linux Foundation added to its collection of enterprise guides for the development and use of open source software with three new offerings.
During the first KotlinConf underway in San Francisco, Google provided an update on the programming language's use for Android development, indicating that it's a big hit so far.
Among a host of other improvements, Google's popular Firebase back-end solution for mobile app development is getting closer ties to Crashlytics, the equally popular crash-reporting tool it acquired early this year.
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Putting a new twist on the programming language popularity game, Stack Overflow data scientists decided to explore the opposite, concluding that Perl is the most "disliked" language, followed by Delphi and VBA.
Company supports React Native even though it might be seen as a competitor to its Xamarin technology and built-in Apache Cordova projects in Visual Studio.
Amid increasing reports of cyberattacks and data breaches, open source security company Flexera has published the results of a study examining the risk of using vulnerable open source code in enterprise applications and systems.
The low-code movement has arrived in a big way to meet the insatiable demand for enterprise apps in the face of an industry-wide skills shortage.
Debugger donated to the community along with Java Debug Server to work with other Java-support tools like Red Hat's Language Support for Java extension.
Google announced the availability of the latest version of its flagship IDE, Android Studio 3.0, while also launching a developer preview of Android 8.1 (Oreo).