Microsoft has published introductory videos to help programmers learn about Visual Studio Code, its free, open source code editor for development on Windows, Linux and OS X machines.
A start-up founded by academic researchers has created the NoSQL Toolbox, a method for choosing the best database for a given job.
Twitter Inc. announced updated developer tools for Android, some five months after first introducing them for iOS.
Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
Google has increased the functionality of its Google Play Developer Console app to give Android developers a better handle on user reviews of their creations and to work with the results of experiments such as A/B tests.
You've now been exposed to augmented reality in computer programming (thanks, Pokémon Go), now say hello to <i>computer augmented program engineering</i>, "in which a programmer and an automated program-synthesis tool collaborate to generate software that meets its specification."
The Big Data space has evolved since its inception along several threads that have converged to result in services such as Amazon Kinesis Analytics, which leverages standard SQL for the real-time querying of streaming data.
Taking a cue from the growing citizen developer movement, a Big Data start-up is courting "citizen data scientists" with a new product for self-service analytics.
Apple this week released new betas to developers, including downloads of the Xcode 8 IDE and iOS 10 mobile operating system.
Azul Systems is expanding the range of microprocessors supported by Zulu Embedded -- its open source build of the OpenJDK aimed at Java developers in the embedded systems and Internet of Things space -- to include multiple 32- and 64-bit embedded processors.
Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.
The Spring Data team has announced the first milestone release of the Ingalls Release Train
Built.io today unveiled a new version of its Mobile Backend-as-a-Service featuring what it claims is an industry first: a pluggable architecture allowing for greater developer customization.
Couchbase Mobile 1.3 has reached general availability, featuring improvements to its Sync Gateway mechanism that provides functionality such as authentication, authorization and data orchestration.
A new community formed to let developers publicly air their rants about coding -- appropriately named devRant -- has dived into its collected data to reveal which programming languages provoke the most ire.
Digital ink, an emerging technology exemplified in the new Windows Ink functionality in Windows 10, is getting a new take from a company called MyScript.
To see what's next for developers on the cutting edge of technology, you probably need only look out the window to see the hordes of youngsters walking around with their heads buried in smartphones -- or consult a new dev survey that examines augmented reality and other new-age targets of modern development.