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Data Scientists Flooding Field, Salaries Leveling Off, Report Says

The long-lasting hunt for elusive data science skills has brought new recruits flooding into the field, according to new research, resulting in salaries finally beginning to level off for what has been termed the "sexiest job" of the century and "best job" in America.

Survey: Open Source Is 'Today's Preeminent Architecture'

Ten years on, the Future of Open Source Survey that annually examines trends in community-developed software has deemed it "today's preeminent architecture, the foundation for nearly all applications, operating systems, cloud computing, databases and Big Data."

Xamarin Connects Visual Studio to Macs To Build Native iOS Apps

Xamarin Inc., now a Microsoft subsidiary based on open source software, today announced new tools to help developers connect to Macs to create native iOS apps.

Codenvy Announces Che-Based IDE for Samsung ARTIK

Codenvy today announced the beta release of a new IDE for Samsung's ARTIK Internet of Things platform.

New Node.js v6 Is Faster, Nearing Full ES6 Support

The community-led Node.js Foundation is out with a new release of its namesake open source JavaScript developer platform, featuring performance upgrades such as faster module loading and more complete support for the new ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) JavaScript standard.

Neo4j 3.0 Released

Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, today announced the availability of Neo4j 3.0.

Open Source Big Data Tool Kafka Advances in Enterprise

Big Data is still a hot topic, and industry buzz points to Apache Kafka as one of the hottest projects in that space, a notion supported by a new survey showing its increasing use in enterprise analytics.

Apple, Google Ramp Up Developer Guidance

In advance of their upcoming developer conferences, Apple and Google have been ramping up their developer guidance and education efforts -- and perhaps portending more changes to come.

Facing Deluge of Issues with Atom Code Editor, GitHub Tries New Triage

After introducing an updated version of the popular Atom code editor -- and facing a deluge of more than 4,000 open issues -- GitHub is changing the way it handles bug reports, feature requests and other feedback.

Node.js Survey: Enterprise Inroads, New Meaning for 'Full Stack' Developers

A new survey from the Node.js Foundation shows the open source JavaScript platform is making inroads into enterprise dev shops, where the term "full stack developer" has a new meaning, making room for the burgeoning Internet of Things.

Mesosphere Open Sources Software for Containers and Stateful Services

Mesosphere today unveiled the beta release of its newly open sourced DC/OS software, which helps organizations build and manage modern distributed applications in container-based datacenters.

Swallowed Twice, Mobile App Firm RoboVM Calls It Quits

Bought by Xamarin, which was then bought by Microsoft, RoboVM called it quits today. The company let developers build native iOS and Android mobile apps with Java.

Free Visual Studio Code Editor Hits 1.0

After a one-year preview, the free Visual Studio Code editor has hit version 1.0 with the help of open source community developers, Microsoft announced today.

Low-Code Dev Tools Meet Need for Speed

It's all about speed for today's digital business leaders who rely on low-code development platforms, says Forrester Research, which today published a ranking of the various offerings.

FTC Approves Oracle Settlement over Deceptive Java Security

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has given final approval to the settlement of its complaint against Oracle Corp., which alleged the company deceived consumers by not informing them that its security updates left older, still-vulnerable versions of Java running on their computers, following a required 30-day public comment period.

Security Patch in IBM's Java Is Broken, Researchers Charge

A three-year-old security vulnerability in IBM's implementation of Java, which was thought to be fixed, is actually broken, researchers at Security Explorations disclosed last week.

npm Puts Enterprise JavaScript Manager on AWS Cloud

Rebounding from some unwanted publicity and developer angst, npm Inc. has simplified the process of using its enterprise-oriented JavaScript package manager in the AWS cloud as an Amazon Machine Image.

Instant Run, Faster Emulator Lead New Android Studio 2.0 Final Release

Google's go-to IDE for developing Android mobile apps has officially hit version 2.0, with Instant Run functionality and a faster device emulator leading a host of new features.

SurveyMonkey Now Does Mobile App Analytics

Online survey company SurveyMonkey Inc. has switched gears by buying a mobile app analytics company and using its technology to launch an app intelligence platform.

Windows Insider Devs Can Now Play with Bash in New Windows 10 Build

Developers in the free Windows Insider program can now play around with the new Linux-based Bash shell development tool in a new Windows 10 build announced today.

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