Application Development Trends' News


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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Sumo Logic Expands its Observability Suite

Sumo Logic has expanded its growing portfolio of observability solutions with new distributed transaction tracing capabilities and new solutions.

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.

Latest Features in Updated Visual Studio Code

The latest update of Microsoft's popular open-source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor (version 1.48) comes with improvements in accessibility, the workbench, source control, and debugging, among others.

Oracle Unveils Autonomous JSON DB for App Developers

Oracle recently announced the availability of a new JSON-only document database service for its self-driving Autonomous Database platform. The aptly named Autonomous JSON Database was designed to make it easy and cost-effective to build JSON-centric applications.

Red Hat Updates Dev Tools for Kubernetes Across Cloud-Native Toolchain

Red Hat threw a spotlight on a number of updates to several tools in its developer tools portfolio at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2020 Virtual event, underway online this week.

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Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (EKS) now GA on AWS Graviton2

Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of its Elastic Kubernetes Services on the AWS Graviton2 processor.

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Terrascan Update Leverages Cloud Native Computing Foundation's OPA Engine

Cloud security provider Accurics announced a major update of its free and open-source Terrascan static code analyzer for devs building Infrastructure as Code.

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Hazelcast Simplifies Application Modernization with Event Driven Architectures

The latest release of Hazelcast's Jet event stream processing engine adds new features designed to simplify the integration of an event-driven architecture into brownfield deployments to gain new functionality around real-time and in-memory processing.

Micronaut 2.0 Full-Stack Java Framework Released

Micronaut is a JVM-based, full-stack Java framework developed by the creators of the Grails framework, and designed to provide developers with a polyglot tool for building modular, easily testable JVM applications with the Java, Kotlin, and Groovy languages.

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Microsoft Intros Azure Well-Architected Framework Best Practices

Microsoft introduces a set of Azure-architecture best practices aimed at the growing complexity and increasing overhead associated with deploying business-critical applications.

Top Tech Firms Form Open Source Security Foundation

A group of leading tech industry heavy weights that includes Microsoft, IBM, and Google, announced the formation of a new software foundation to consolidates industry efforts to improve the security of open-source software.

Ivanti and Intel Partner on Device-as-a-Service Offering

Automated IT and security solutions provider Ivanti is partnering with Intel to provide Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) with Intel's Endpoint Management Assistant