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Top 3 Dev Skills Needed: React, Python, JavaScript

According Hacker News' April 2018 Hiring Trends analysis, the three top skills desired last month were React, Python and JavaScript.

Full Dart 2 Support Highlights Google's Flutter Mobile SDK Update

Google this week announced the third beta of Flutter, its mobile SDK for building iOS and Android apps using the company's own Dart programming language, rebooted with a new way to do client-side UI development.

Google Adds AI Capabilities for Android Developers

Google grabbed headlines with announcements about new AI-powered product features, a rebranding of its research group to emphasize AI, and a demo of its stunningly human Duplex artificial intelligence agent.

New GitHub 'Checks API' Boosts CI for Visual Studio Mobile Center, More

GitHub announced a new Checks API for better continuous integration functionality with Visual Studio App Center and other tools.

Google Doubles Down on AI

Alphabet's Google kicked off its annual I/O conference by unveiling new artificial intelligence technology that allows its virtual assistant to speak with a human-like cadence, including "ums" and "uhs."

Qualcomm Using AI to Turn IoT Cameras into Videographers

Bad guys beware. Security cameras are about to get a whole lot sharper thanks to Qualcomm Vision Intelligence Platform using advanced artificial intelligence technology.

Visual Studio Code Taps Java-Based Jetty Web Server

Microsoft announced a new extension for its Visual Studio Code editor that supports Jetty for Java.

Ubuntu LTS Release Tuned for AI and ML Workloads

The long-term-support release of Canonical's Ubuntu (Ubuntu 18.04, code-named "Bionic Beaver") adds features and upgrades designed to make the company's Linux distro a more appealing platform for artificial intelligence development.

Swift for TensorFlow Now Open Source on GitHub

Google's integration of its TensorFlow machine learning framework with Apple's Swift programming language, known as Swift for TensorFlow, is now an open source project on GitHub.

Cisco Announces Support for Open Source Kubernetes Container Platform

The company unveiled support for Kubernetes in its AppDynamics application performance monitoring suite and its Cisco CloudCenter, used to securely deploy and manage applications in multiple environments, including on-premises and private and public clouds.

Biz Value of AI Will Pass $1 Trillion This Year

The total business value derived from artificial intelligence is going to reach $1.2 trillion this year, industry watchers at Gartner believe, an increase of 70 percent over last year across all enterprise vertical sectors, globally, that the analyst firm covers.

IoT Dev Survey Names AWS Top Cloud Service, Java No. 1 Language

The Amazon Web Services cloud is No. 1 among Internet of Things developers, who prefer to work with Java, says a new survey backed by the Eclipse Foundation.

SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 Ships

The second service pack for Microsoft's flagship RDBMS, SQL Server 2016, is now available.

Tools Suite Will Target Commerce-Based Progressive Web Apps

Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.

Firms Team Up for No-Code Mobile Anti-Bot SDK Integration

Mobile app integration specialist Appdome has entered a partnership to provide smoother implementation of the F5 Networks Anti-Bot SDK to protect mobile apps.

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB, a Distributed Datastore

Many database developers were thrilled with Apple's decision to open source FoundationDB, a distributed datastore it acquired three years ago.

LinkedIn Wrestles with CSS Performance Drag, Open Sources Homegrown Solutions

Common Web developer wisdom says tweaking the performance of Cascading Style Sheets selectors isn't worth the hassle, but at tremendous scale encountered by popular sites such as LinkedIn, that wisdom can be called into question.

JavaOne Replaced by Oracle Code One

Oracle is billing the change as "an expansion of tracks to include more languages, technologies and developer communities," and plans to include talks on such languages as Go, Rust, Python, JavaScript and R.

Open Source Node.js Hits v10, with Better Security, Performance, More

Enterprises are urged to soon consider upgrading to the new version 10.x release line of the open source Node.js project for server-side JavaScript.

Survey Says: Enterprise Java Jocks Want Cloud-Native, Microservices and Fast Innovation for Jakarta

Designed to help guide the Eclipse Foundation as it prepares to take on the responsibility for the future development of enterprise Java, the worldwide survey reached out to 1,800 Java developers in March.

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