Oracle has updated its Java SE Support Roadmap to include, among other things, extended support for Java SE 8, with updates available until at least January 2019.
The rebranding of enterprise Java continues, with "Jakarta" and "Enterprise Profile" emerging as the final two options offered by the Eclipse Foundation to the community in the second phase of the process, and the Foundation is accepting votes until Feb. 23.
New offering from Testplant aims to disrupt software testing by bringing artificial intelligence to the thankless task of comprehensively checking the infinite number of ways a user can navigate through any application.
Amazon Web Services added encryption-at-rest to Amazon DynamoDB, increasing security options for its NoSQL cloud database service in the wake of publicized wide-open data stores found on the cloud platform.
LinkedIn engineers have open sourced a homegrown Big Data scale testing tool following a "crisis" they experienced after adding 500 machines to a Hadoop Distributed File System cluster, resulting in disastrous slowdowns.
Internet of Things device-makers utilizing AWS IoT Core, Amazon's managed platform for IoT, have a new option to help avoid having communications blocked by corporate firewalls or home routers.
The suite of machine learning tools aims to relieve the growing pressure on enterprise developers to infuse artificial intelligence capabilities into their organizations' software.
Waratek announced a new security tool for Java and .NET applications that uses virtualization to quickly apply patches for long-term and newly discovered vulnerabilities.
"Kotlin on Android is here to stay, and we have big plans for it," said Florina Muntenescu, an Android developer advocate at Google, in announcing the preview of new extensions designed to ease the Kotlin coding experience for creating Android mobile apps.
Rust is on the rise, with the "most loved" open source programming language's community growing and a new Eclipse-based IDE in the works.
Popular consumer products that rely on artificial intelligence, such as the Roomba vacuum cleaner, work with the touch of a button, but business applications of AI are not plug and play, says Pedram Abrari, CTO of Pramata Corp.
Mendix, a vendor of low-code development tools for creating mobile and Web apps, has entered a partnership in which IBM will support and resell the Mendix platform on the IBM Cloud.
A mobile app development company has published guidance on the cost and time frames involved with building different kinds of mobile apps.
Oracle's first Quarterly Critical Patch Update of 2018 provided fixes for 237 vulnerabilities across its product lines, including patches for 21 security holes in the Java Platform Standard edition (Java SE), 18 of which are remotely exploitable without authentication.
New survey-based reports from low-code vendors indicate their tools provide benefits, but many enterprises are still unaware of those tools and those benefits.
Microsoft has shipped a v2 preview of its Azure Data Factory -- a cloud-based, Big Data integration service -- that borrows from the visual, low-code development approach that has seen skyrocketing popularity of late.
Amazon Web Services is continuing to add support for Google's Go programming language across its myriad development services, after having recently launched a new developer preview of its SDK for Go.
As the low-code development tool space has evolved from rudimentary offerings to valuable enterprise stalwarts, OutSystems has taken the next step, partnering to deliver industry-specific solutions.
U.S. News & World Report has named software developer the best job for 2018, marking the first time since 2015 that the mainstream news publication's ranking wasn't topped by a healthcare-related position.