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.
This CPU includes eight new Java SE patches, which is a 75 percent drop from a 30-month high set in July 2017.
On Tuesday Google announced Cloud Build, a new continuous delivery platform for building, delivering and testing cloud-based applications.
Amazon Web Services yesterday rolled out yet another new set of capabilities for its SageMaker end-to-end machine learning development and deployment service, including new streaming algorithms and batch job improvements.
OutSystems announced it's testing a low-code app intelligence tool designed to help organizations monitor performance and other metrics for mobile and other apps and quickly implement needed updates.
GraphQL-as-a-Service provider Hasura unveiled its new open source GraphQL Engine, which reportedly sports the unique capability of working on existing apps based on the popular Postgres database.
The new tool, called Jib, is a fast and simple container image builder that consolidates all the steps involved in packaging an app into a container image, and allows developers to build containers using familiar Java tools.
Pusher, a UK-based maker of communication and collaboration APIs, has released the results of a new developer survey, which found that most Kotlin developers come from a Java background and/or also work with Java.
With the release last week of WebSphere Liberty 188.8.131.52, the latest version if its Java application server, IBM became the first commercial vender to provide a certified Java EE 8 runtime.
The next big Android mobile OS update is entering the home stretch, as developer APIs have been finalized and the dev team has issued an early release candidate build.
MongoDB Inc. announced a host of new offerings and improvements to its commercial offerings based on the open source MongoDB project, including a mobile database, new support for Kubernetes container orchestration and a new serverless platform.
The open source Kubernetes container orchestration project this week shipped its second release of the year, with hundreds of community contributors improving networking, storage and more.
It includes support for building, debugging, running and packaging Rust applications; C# editing and debug capabilities; support for building Java 10- and Java EE 8-based applications out of the box; and some new dark theme improvements.
The service "removes enterprise boardroom concerns around mission critical, timely, software performance, stability and security updates," the company said.
The latest update from MapR, which now describes itself as offering "the industry's leading data platform for AI and analytics," reflects a broader Big Data industry shift from Hadoop, Spark and so on to machine learning and other artificial intelligence technologies.
The five-year-old TypeScript programming language developed and open sourced by Microsoft debuts in the top 100 at No. 93.