Two new surveys of recent graduates and students about to enter the developer workforce reveal lots of different opinions about their chosen vocations and one consensus conclusion: The developer hiring process is flawed.
Docker, having launched a Mac and Windows beta project in March, today announced it's open sourcing key components used to develop that technology.
An ambitious new skills report drawing on salary information from more than 2 million workers reveals that learning the programming languages Scala and Go are excellent career moves for software developers.
The limited release AWS IoT Button, designed to help developers use Internet of Things and other data-related services from Amazon Web Services, sold out last week just hours after being made available.
Move over, Siri and Tay, and make room for a new female virtual agent set to invade the enterprise: Amelia, a joint effort by Accenture and IPsoft aiming to help organizations adopt complicated and potentially game-changing artificial intelligence technology.
New offerings from SAP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise highlight a busy week for the Internet of Things, which continues to edge aside Big Data, the cloud and mobile to take a seat as a first-class software development target.
Thinking of going the freelance developer route? Toptal, which specializes in connecting "elite" freelance developers with companies looking to farm out projects, might help you decide if you specialize in the right areas with its new list of most requested skills.
Promising the cross-platform creation of truly native Mac, Linux and Windows apps, Electron 1.0 has debuted following a two-year open source development effort.
Two years in the making, Apache Spark 2.0 will officially debut in a few weeks from Databricks, which just released a technical preview so Big Data developers could get their hands on the "shiny new toy" that has become instrumental in processing streaming data.
The long-running court battle between Oracle and Google continued this week in San Francisco as the two companies faced off again in federal court before a new jury and a familiar judge.
Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge published a new entry in its growing database of free developer tutorial kits called Labs, which "showcase the myriad possibilities available to developers when bridging Java and .NET frameworks."
The latest edition of the TIOBE Index that plots the popularity of programming languages focuses on the reascendance of Ruby in the rankings.
Realm, which develops open source mobile app databases to improve upon and compete with SQLite and Core Data, is out with a new offering targeting Xamarin, the cross-platform mobile development technology recently acquired by Microsoft.
After a quarterly earnings report revealed a surprising slump in iPhone sales, Apple announced a new overture into the enterprise mobility space with partner SAP, paving the way for new opportunities for iOS developers.
Swift is the "most adored" language atop the learning list among Mac developers, according to a new survey, followed by Go, Ruby and Python.
Hiring managers just can't find enough talent skilled in open source technologies, according to a new survey from careers site Dice and The Linux Foundation.
Basho Technologies today open sourced its Riak TS NoSQL database optimized for Internet of Things development, which is out in a new version sporting standard SQL querying and integration with Apache Spark.
A new survey of adult coding neophytes conducted to find out who they are and how they're learning their dev skills reveals: "A vast majority are interested in working as Web developers, as opposed to other developer roles."
Enterprises can get help monitoring their Node.js implementations with two brand-new tools from NodeSource and RisingStack.