Application Development Trends' News

"Dev-friendly" APIs and SDKs in New Azure Service Simplify Building Rich Communication Experiences

Microsoft this week unveiled the public preview of Azure Communication Services, a new platform for developers who want a simple and well-supported way to build new communications solutions or integrate them into existing applications.

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Flutter Toolkit for Windows Gets an Alpha Release

The team behind Google's Flutter cross-platform UI toolkit for building natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and the desktop from a single codebase announced the alpha release of Flutter for Windows.

GitHub's New Command Line Tool Goes GA

GitHub announced the general availability of its new command-line tool, GitHub CLI, which edges Hub to become the official CLI tool.

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Microsoft's Security Group Open Sources Fuzzing Framework for Azure

Microsoft enables continuous developer-driven "fuzzing" with newly open sourced tool.

Is the Pandemic Making Software Teams More Productive?

In some companies at least, software teams have seen "demonstrable benefits" from working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a newly published report.

Terrascan Cloud Security Gets Kubernetes Support

Cloud security provider Accurics has release an update of its free and open-source Terrascan static code analyzer with new support for Kubernetes.

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Hazelcast Adds SQL Support in Latest Upgrade

In-memory computing platform maker has Hazelcast is adding new features and enhancements to its namesake Java-based in-memory data grid, including new support for SQL and Kerberos.


Java 15 Goes GA as the Language Turns 25

Oracle today announced the general availability release of Java 15 with new functionality, preview features now finalized, incubating features in preview, the continued modernization of the existing code, and a host of bug fixes and the deprecation of outdated functionality.


Infragistics Updates UI for Angular

Cross-platform UI and UX toolmaker Infragistics has announced an update of its UI for the latest release of the Angular Web application framework.

Preview Release of AWS CRT HTTP Client for Java SDK Now Available

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces the preview release of the AWS Common Runtime HTTP Client supported in the AWS SDK for Java 2.0.

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First AI-Driven Unit Testing Solution for Java Goes GA

A UK-based startup founded by University of Oxford researchers launches an AI-powered Java unit testing solution, including a free-for-Java-devs Community Edition.


Kubernetes 1.19 Released After a Productive Delay

The second release this year of the Kubernetes container orchestration platform, version 1.19, which arrived a bit later than expected, comes with 34 enhancements and a much needed extension of its standard patch support window from nine months to a full year.

Biz App Maker Progress to Acquire DevOps Pioneer Chef

Business applications provider Progress today announced the pending acquisition of Chef, a provider of open-source continuous automation software and one of the pioneers of the DevOps movement.

C Leads, Java Slips, C++, C# and R Climbing Fast in TIOBE Rankings

The results of the September TIOBE Programming Community index are in, and the C language tops the list again with a slight uptick from August of last year, and Java comes in second with a slip over last year. But three languages--C++, C#, and R--have made some fast gains.

Azure Spring Cloud Service for Java Goes GA

The Azure Spring Cloud, a joint project of Microsoft and VMware, is now generally available for developers of Spring Boot-based Java applications,

Google Updates Anthos with Bare Metal, AI Capabilities

During week seven of Google's nine-week online Cloud Next event, the search engine giant announced upgrades to its Anthos application platform, including new AI enhancements and Anthos on bare metal, among others.


Latest Domino Data Lab Release Supports Red Hat OpenShift

Enterprise data science management platform provider Domino Data Lab today released the latest version of its namesake platform, Domino 4.3, with new support for Red Hat OpenShift.

Trend Micro's AWS Integration Adds Security to DevOps Toolbox

Trend Micro has integrated its Cloud One security services platform natively with two Amazon Web Services offerings: Control Tower and Systems Manager Distributor.

Kotlin 1.4 Release Emphasizes Quality, Performance, and Fun

The latest release of the Kotlin programming language, v1.4.0, is now generally available. This release emphasized performance and tooling, and includes the long-awaited SAM (single abstract method) conversions for Kotlin interfaces.

Gitpod Open Sources its Cloud-based Automated Dev Environment

Gitpod today announced that it has open sourced its two-year-old namesake cloud-based IDE, which its creators claim "fundamentally changes how software developers build applications" by allowing them to describe their dev environments as code.