Version 7.4 of the IDE extends the HTML5 support provided in the previous release to Java EE and PHP applications, and becomes the first IDE to provide support for JDK 8 developer preview builds.
Oracle execs say recent moves like this prove the company is much more serious about Java security, but several security analysts still see flaws.
Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, expects its recent acquisition of Spray.io to broaden the appeal of the Typesafe Platform to Java developers with "one of the best performing REST/HTTP libraries in the Java ecosystem."
Blueprints for Continuous Delivery is a codification of best practices for each step of the software delivery cycle designed to organize them into a single, iterative process.
The Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Hadoop 2, a major upgrade of the open source cloud computing platform nearly synonymous with Big Data.
On Thursday Microsoft released Visual Studio 2013, which includes Team Foundation Server 2013, and .NET Framework 4.5.1.
Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.
On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).
Zend unveiled a new open source API-builder project at its annual ZendCon PHP developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara, Calif.
Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.
SOASTA has updated its automated Web application testing solution, CloudTest, with a new Java Module.
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Red Hat this week announced an update of the 5.x version of its Enterprise Linux platform (RHEL).
Red Hat this week announced an expansion to its OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio.
"Java is back," Mark Reinhold told attendees at this year's JavaOne conference technical keynote.
The 18th annual JavaOne conference got underway on Sunday in San Francisco.
The presentations covered a range of topics -- including strategic positioning of Java as the best open platform for the Internet of Things -- while maintaining a sharp focus on the critical role Java continues to play in the enterprise.
JFrog recently announced new support for RubyGems in its cloud-based Artifactory binary repository manager.
Amazon announced last week it is letting customers modify their Reserved Instances in a limited capacity.
This week Workday, one of the fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) firms, launched its big data analytics module.