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Updated Globo Mobile Platform Supports iOS 9 Development

Globo, a specialist in enterprise mobility management, announced full support of Apple's new iOS 9 in its application development tooling and other mobile products.

Data Science Tool Adds Apache Spark Support

The latest update of the data science tool from startup Dataiku includes support for Apache Spark, the open source data processing engine rapidly becoming one of the most popular technologies in use for Big Data analytics.

Latest Open Source Cloud Dev Tool Vendor? Walmart

Watch out, Azure, AWS and Google: Walmart is entering the cloud development market with an open source offering that seeks to eliminate cloud provider lock-in.

App Testing Tool Seeks to Get Devs Closer to Users

App testing and analytics specialist Perfecto Mobile introduced a new tool designed to provide more real-world UX scenarios to development teams testing and fine-tuning their apps.

Research Project Presents IDE for Software-Defined Networking

A research project has unveiled a full IDE for developing applications using software-defined networking, a nascent technology approach that's disrupting the datacenter virtualization realm while still shaking itself out with varied philosophies, tools and even definitions of what it entails.

Survey Reveals How to Keep Mobile Devs Happy

Organizations wanting to retain their hard-to-find, pricey mobile app developers received some guidance from a new global survey that revealed their chief complaints are inflexible work conditions, too little time to do too much work and unrealistic expectations.

AWS Playing Catch-Up with Mobile Hub Back-End

Normally known for being a clear leader in cloud computing services, Amazon Web Services has been a little late to the Mobile-Back-End-as-a-Service (MBaaS) party, but it's playing catch-up with a new product unveiled at its recent re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.

Google Offers Web-Based Data Analytics with Open Source Tool

Google unveiled a Web-based interactive tool for developers to explore and analyze data stored on the company's cloud platform.

Latest Language Ranking: Objective-C Swiftly Falling from Favor

Apple's new Swift programming language continued its assault on the venerable Objective-C, inexorably marching -- as the company planned -- to become the defacto standard for iOS and Mac development, according to a new popularity index.

Atlassian Splits the JIRA Platform into Three Tailored Products

Atlassian has split its flagship JIRA issue tracker and project manager into three standalone products running on a common platform.

Codeless Test Creation for Java Thick Client Apps

Appvance has introduced a feature set to its namesake unified testing and test-automation platform that supports codeless test creation for Java thick client applications.

Open Source Node.js Matures, Courts the Enterprise

With the maturation of the six-year-old Node.js JavaScript runtime, internal project squabbling has decreased, open source forks have reconverged, and now a brand-new support plan designed to accommodate enterprise development has been adopted.

Zing JVM Now Available as RHEL AMIs on AWS

Java runtime solutions provider Azul Systems has made its flagship Zing JVM available as Amazon Machine Images running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services.

Mobile Dev Concerns: Hackers/Malware and Buggy Apps

Security concerns continue to be the No. 1 worry in enterprise mobile development projects, a new poll finds, while another study says 75 percent of apps are shipped sporting up to 10 bugs.

Cloud Rivals Amazon and Microsoft Going Big on Data

Not to be outdone by Microsoft's recent Big Data enhancements to its Azure cloud service, Amazon Web Services announced its own data initiatives at its conference yesterday.

Couchbase Adds SQL-Based JSON Queries

The new Couchbase database platform emerged with its new N1QL language that allows developers to hook into JSON data stores with declarative, SQL-based queries.

Real-Time Mobile App UX Tool Goes Beta

Fuse announced its tool for real-time mobile app UX collaboration between developers and designers is now available for download following a closed beta.

App Analytics Tool Predicts User Behavior

Web and mobile app analytics company Localytics announced a new tool that uses machine learning to predict user behavior in an effort to reduce churn and boost customer conversions.

Progress Promises Free Dev Software for Education

Progress Software announced a new suite of app development software designed to be freely downloaded by students, recent graduates and new developers wanting to get help with designing enterprise-class applications.

Talend Touts First Native Spark Support in Big Data Integration Platform

Talend today said an update of its Big Data integration platform makes it the first such offering to include native support for Apache Spark and Spark Streaming.

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