The past week has been busy for Apple's software development team, as the company released Swift 3.1, Xcode 8.3, Swift Playgrounds 1.2, iOS 10.3 and more.
New developments in the popular Node.js ecosystem include curated Certified Modules from NodeSource for third-party package reliability and a free version of the Orgs collaboration tool from npm Inc.
It's described as a "fully functional local AWS cloud stack" for testing and mocking AWS cloud development projects on local machines.
Amazon Web Services, with a formidable head start in the serverless computing arena among major cloud providers, is continuing to court coders, most recently with a Node.js update to its AWS Lambda service.
With the 7-month-old Android N now installed on less than 3 percent of devices, the first developer preview of Android O has landed, with new functionality for saving battery life, getting a better handle on notifications and much more.
Software development toolmaker JetBrains has added support for Jigsaw in the latest release of its popular IntelliJ IDEA IDE.
The JDK 9 rampdown process is entering Phase Two, and Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of Oracle's Java Platform Group, has proposed some goals for this phase that keep the process focused on priority bug fixes.
Cloudera Web-based tool for enterprise self-service data science seeks to solve technical and organizational problems that can stifle machine learning and advanced analytics projects.
Two new research reports from different companies with different goals speak to one main conclusion: enterprises are demanding more mobile apps -- though who develops them, how they're created and what they're used for vary greatly.
With a focus on providing insights into future adoption trends, the Redmonk report weighs rankings from the GitHub code repository to gauge traction in code usage, while also collecting data from the Stack Overflow programming forum site to glean discussion-based metrics.
IBM introduced the new Bluemix Developer Console, which extends its existing Bluemix Mobile Dashboard by adding cloud native app development functionality.
Fully onboard with what it calls the serverless revolution, San Francisco start-up Fauna Inc. launched FaunaDB Serverless Cloud, described as the "first serverless database."
Google is deprecating the Jack compiler toolchain it introduced in 2014 to incorporate Java 8 features, which will be be natively supported going forward.
Developers who publish Alexa "skills" providing natural language commands to voice-controlled home computing devices such as Echo can get rewarded with $100 monthly credits if usage exceeds the limits of the AWS free tier.
MapR Technologies today announced a small-footprint edition of its data platform designed to take Big Data analytics closer to the source -- in this case the edge of the rapidly growing Internet of Things.
With front-end mobile coding taken care of in the recent release of Android Studio 2.3, Google targeted cloud-based back-end development at its recent Google Cloud Next '17 conference.
Addressing the complexity of chaining together all the moving parts required to get a React Native project built and running, the open source community has published a starter app called Create React Native App to smooth the process.
Couchbase Inc. has launched a new version of its mobile-centric full stack data platform that adds scale-on-demand functionality.