Java continues to command the top spot on the latest TIOBE Programming Community Index, edging C, C++, C#, Python and Visual Basic .NET, in that order.
Shortly after Walmart open sourced a tool for over-the-air React Native updates -- bypassing app store approval processes -- Rollout.io Inc. added Swift support to its own similar solution for iOS apps.
Kotlin 1.0.5 includes a number of bug fixes and tooling updates from version 1.0, including new support for postfix code completion in the IntelliJ IDEA plugin.
The popular Apache Spark project is poised to break from the Hadoop ecosystem as an independent data processing tool, and it may shift from on-premises installations to the cloud, according to new research.
Google officially ended support for the Android Developer Tools plug-in that for a time turned Eclipse into the go-to platform for non-iOS mobile coders.
The Firebase platform for mobile and Web apps has been upgraded with new functionality -- including new app analytics -- in an update announced today.
Freelancing site Upwork identified machine learning as the hottest skill in demand by employers in its latest skills index.
GitLab today published a new survey report investigating how developers work with a focus on development tools, where open source wares have made a huge impact.
With a new open source tool from WalmartLabs, mobile developers using React Native can now bypass Apple's App Store and do direct over-the-air updates.
AppDevTrends conference presenter Roy Cornelissen talks about how to best integrate mobile development into an enterprise DevOps environment.
Databricks said it's wedding Big Data with deep learning in the latest update to its Apache Spark-based platform.
Apple's Xcode 8.1 IDE supports the new Touch Bar feature that was the star of the company's recent MacBook Pro rollout.
Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, announced the public beta of a major update of its namesake product.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update was the second-largest ever, providing fixes for 253 security vulnerabilities for 76 of the company's products, including seven security updates for Java SE 6, 7 and 8, and eight for the Java EE-based WebLogic and GlassFish application servers.
The nascent Eclipse Kapua project got a big boost this week from its chief sponsors, open source solutions provider Red Hat and M2M/IoT platform provider Eurotech.
Whether it's machine learning, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing or whatever, new-age software development is opening up huge new opportunities, with IBM and Microsoft vying for the lead in this new technological space.
In an age of huge data breaches and hacked IoT devices bringing down the Internet, it seems strange that enterprise developers still need to be reminded of the importance of security, but that's exactly what Hewlett Packard Enterprise does in its new DevOps research.
BI-on-Hadoop specialist AtScale's recent analytical engine benchmark study concludes that organizations will probably need to use multiple such engines for a successful implementation able to handle varied workloads.
Open source champion Red Hat unveiled a beta of its C and C++ developer tools for working with its enterprise Linux platform.