Google is continuing to implement support for Java 8 in its Android mobile OS, last week issuing Android Studio 2.4 Preview 6, which fixes numerous bugs associated with the company's new way of working with the latest edition of its default programming language.
According to a Stack Overflow blog post, the simple answer to providing developers with more quiet surroundings and productive workspaces for cost-conscious companies is to just let them work from home.
Since announcing the preview of its Visual Studio Mobile Center last November, Microsoft has been steadily improving it, most recently with support for Visual Studio Team Services and more.
Up until this week, there was no easy way to use it for A/B testing in which multiple builds are tweaked to compare different features and designs.
Red Hat today published an online tool that helps organizations estimate the complexity involved and time required to build a mobile app depending upon answers to a questionnaire.
Here's a roundup of this week's news and product announcements around Java and Java-related technologies.
Big Data vendor MapR Technologies announced a new version of its Ecosystem Pack that features enhanced security for the Apache Spark component, along with new Spark connectors for MapR-DB and HBase and more.
React Native was never truly cross-platform, though it's getting closer.
One year after emerging from stealth with a new app analytics platform, Pyze Inc. has released an edition targeting the enterprise.
Canonical has fine-tuned the Ubuntu kernel for better performance on the Amazon Web Services cloud, reportedly providing 30 percent faster bootups in a smaller package.
Shoutem today introduced a revamped React Native-based version of its online mobile app builder that it describes as "WordPress for mobile apps."
AppDynamics, an application intelligence specialist, today announced its Spring '17 release, featuring a new developer toolkit that supports Xamarin for mobile development and the Go programming language for app instrumentation.
Google, which has long been prodding Web site developers to step up their game for better performance on mobile devices, is furthering that effort with a new Mobile Sites certification program.
ActivePython distributions include open source modules bundled with standard libraries and backed by quality assurance, support plans and other services.
Gartner Inc. analyst Jason Wong believes enterprises need to factor in the use of PWAs when developing their mobile strategies.
Postgres, an open source database popular among data developers, is now available on the Amazon Web Services cloud as a Database-as-a-Service offering, EnterpriseDB announced today.
Completing a trend foreshadowed in an earlier report, Android has surpassed Microsoft Windows as the most popular OS in terms of global Internet usage across all platforms, StatCounter announced today.
Such is the dominance of the Amazon Web Services cloud among developers that research reports are left with examining in which specific customer or industry segments it might be challenged by other providers.
New open source-focused site provides a variety of resources, ranging from easier discovery of projects to help individual developers, to a peek under the hood at its internal processes that can serve as guidance for enterprises looking to further their own initiatives.