A new survey says organizations are leveraging developer talent in the wrong way, finding that "lost productivity" resulting from tasks such as debugging and code maintenance wastes $85 billion globally in "opportunity cost" every year.
Low-code and even no-code tools have increased as enterprises seek to quickly ship apps amid a dearth of programming talent, but they have mostly targeted simple projects -- until now.
The new report from the TIOBE index of programming language popularity notes that for the first time, the open source Python has cracked the top three, displacing 33-year-old workhorse C++.
With everything moving to the cloud, research firm Gartner Inc. noticed an unexpected rise in on-premises mobile app development platform (MADP) deployments in its latest Magic Quadrant report.
JDK 11, the latest reference implementation of the Java SE Platform, is now in the Release Candidate Phase, and if Oracle's new rapid release cadence holds (as it did between JDK 9 and 10), we should be seeing it move into general availability on or about Sept. 25.
While previous efforts to combine NativeScript and the Angular framework for Web and native apps go back at least a couple of years, the teams this week announced an approach with a new ingredient: the open source NativeScript Schematics.
The RTE plugin works with the company's Apache JMeter, an open source Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance.
Aqua Security released the open source kube-hunter tool for penetration testing of Kubernetes clusters, used for container orchestration.
Google and the Spring Team at Pivotal just announced the general availability of Spring Cloud GCP 1.0, a joint project aiming to make life easier for Java developers building Spring Boot applications that consume GCP services.
LogiGear today announced that its flagship test automation solution, TestArchitect, now integrates with, and provides native support for, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and Oracle’s JD Edwards.
RedMonk noted the "relatively static nature of the top 10 languages" in its new programming language popularity report, but one notable change in that higher echelon is the exit of Swift.
The Amazon Alexa dev team has published an open source extension for developers using the Visual Studio Code editor to create and deploy Alexa skills.
After a nearly eight-month pre-release preview, the Dart 2 programming language has emerged as a stable release that includes many breaking changes in a revamp that focuses on mobile and Web client-side development.
Succeeding Android 8 Oreo, Android 9 Pie has launched, sporting by a bevy of new developer/user features enabled by machine learning.
New programming language popularity reports from <I>IEEE Spectrum</I> and TIOBE are out, showing perennial leaders Python and Java holding on to the No. 1 spots in two indices.
Much has been made of Microsoft's embrace of open source and shift toward interoperability and collaboration, and that trend is exemplified in the new preview release of F#.
Freelancing Web site Upwork said blockchain is again the hottest technology on its quarterly skills index, marking the first time a skill has ranked No. 1 twice.
On Tuesday Google announced Cloud Build, a new continuous delivery platform for building, delivering and testing cloud-based applications.