Two years after tapping Kotlin for use in Android mobile development -- long dominated by Java -- Google is making it the No. 1 option.
An updated extension pack for Microsoft's open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor boosts Java functionality by adding support for the new Java 12 release, along with new Java code actions and language features.
Parasoft, an automated software testing specialist, has updated its functional testing tools with what it claims is a radical new approach to address a traditional, time-consuming bottleneck that has complicated and hindered current solutions: test data management.
On Thursday Microsoft announced a number of improvements to its Azure cloud platform designed to give developers increased capabilities for AI, machine learning, mixed reality, blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, via both hybrid cloud and edge architectures.
802.11ax, expected to launch later this year, should provide greater speeds, improved latency and greatly improved capacity.
This week Shanghai, China-based VeChain announced ToolChain, a new blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) offering for developers in a small- to medium-sized business environment.
All of the five Java SE vulnerabilities identified in the latest Critical Patch Update are remotely exploitable, and at least one is probably exploitable without the need for authentication.
Databricks has announced the release of Delta Lake, an open source solution designed to provide "reliability for both batch and streaming data" for data lakes.
Lightbend, the company behind the Scala JVM language and developer of the Reactive Platform, announced a 200,000-user milestone for its Akka platform, just a few months short of the platform's 10-year anniversary.
Google's updated ML Kit, which packages up the company's machine learning expertise and technology for mobile developers creating Android or iOS apps, has been beefed up with Natural Language Processing functionality and more.
Microsoft announced an update to its open source PWABuilder tool to convert existing Web apps/sites to Progressive Web Apps, which act more like native desktop/mobile apps with the help of several technologies.
This week, Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sensory announced the "first full-feature release" of TrulyNatural, its speech recognition and processing platform for embedded systems.
Why so many experts expect 5G to transform IoT -- if the new standards set for 5G's latency are actually achieved.
Google has shipped Android Studio 3.4, which continues the company's Project Marble work to make fundamental features of the flagship mobile development IDE rock-solid and polished.
In announcing its Spring '19 release, Mendix claims to be the first low-code application development platform vendor in the market to offer true native mobile apps with the model-based visual approach.
The open source Atom text/code editor from GitHub is seeking to ease the code review process, hoping to relieve some developer anxiety resulting from pull request reviews.
A big new developer survey shows that Python has finally passed Java in the programming language popularity wars, propelled by its propensity for use in machine learning and data science projects.
The National Security Agency has open sourced its Ghidra software reverse engineering (SRE) framework.
China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba, has unveiled its own Java distribution. Based on OpenJDK and Java SE 8, Dragonwell8, currently in preview, is the open source version of the company’s in-house implementation.