The publishers of the first edition of the Realm Report, released yesterday, found that Android developers are abandoning Java in favor of Kotlin.
Google announced a new cloud-based NoSQL database called Cloud Firestore for its Firebase development platform, which supports mobile and Web app programming.
You could boil down the keynote messages at this year's JavaOne conference to two phrases: <i>Java first!</i> and <i>Java in the cloud!</i> If you had a little more room in the pot, you could add: <i>Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 are ready to rock!</i>
Microsoft today unveiled two apps that bring its Edge browser to iOS and Android while bridging the divide between mobile and desktop browsers, letting users seamlessly switch between the two while continuing on the same project.
Reflecting the sociopolitical unrest of our times, Mozilla made a hefty donation to an Africa-based crowdsourcing project to help people "raise their voice" amid political turmoil or government/vigilante abuse.
Not only do Apple's mobile devices cost more, but developing for them also pays more -- to the tune of $7,000 annually -- according to careers site Dice.
Academic researchers have published a study investigating the effect of programming languages on software quality, concluding the issue is hard to quantify but also identifying significant findings, such as functional languages having an edge over procedural/object-oriented languages.
Walmart Labs is continuing to open source homegrown tools it develops as part of its embrace of React Native, now offering Electrode Native to integrate the technology into existing mobile apps on a piecemeal basis, using containers.
Quest Software, known for its popular Toad database management tool, is now pointing it at the growing DevOps space with the upcoming Toad DevOps Toolkit.
The Developer Productivity Report from the independent research arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround is based on a survey of more than 2,000 Java developers.
It will soon be possible to write and edit Java code entirely from within the Visual Studio IDE, thanks to an upgrade of JNBridge's namesake general purpose Java/.NET interoperability tool.
Among a bevy of data-related announcements at the Microsoft Ignite conference today in Orlando was the news that SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2.
Stack Overflow has published a salary calculator tool to answer the question: "How much do developers earn?"
It's been a long wait, but it's finally here: Oracle announced today the general availability of Java SE 9, the Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit.
One of the hottest mobile app development tools is now available on the Amazon cloud in an open source starter project featuring one-click deployment.
Bugsee said developers have asked for Xamarin support in the company's mobile bug and crash reporter and it's on the way, currently in beta.
With augmented reality the new hotness in the mobile development space, companies right and left are jumping on the AR bandwagon, including Progress, which just announced upcoming support in its open source, cross-platform NativeScript framework.