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.
The demand for open source skills is so high that nearly half of hiring manages responding to the survey said their organization are supporting open source projects solely for the purpose of recruiting hard-to-find talent.
The Android team released Android Studio 3.2 (beta) to accommodate several new dev tools and OS features announced at the recent Google I/O conference.
Cloud developers still aren't securing their data stores, a new report claims, resulting in the exposure of private enterprise information stored in Firebase, Google's mobile back-end platform.
Google has shipped the first release preview of its open source Flutter SDK, which uses the company's Dart programming language to build native iOS and Android mobile apps.
Low-code tool vendor Mendix today claimed the first artificial intelligence-assisted offering for quickly creating enterprise mobile and Web apps.
Google announced the general availability of its low-code App Maker tool, designed to quickly create apps for its business-oriented G Suite portfolio.
Nodding to the growing Progressive Web Apps movement, Perfecto announced it's providing cloud-based automated testing of PWAs, which blend attributes of the Web and mobile.
Big Data specialist MapR Technologies has added support for the Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) to its flagship data platform.