Application Development Trends' News

Microsoft's New Dev Box Service Lets Developers Create 'Workstations in the Cloud'

Microsoft made the preview of its new Dev Box workstation-in-the-cloud service available to the public this week. The new service is designed to llow developers to create "on-demand, high-performance, secure, ready-to-code, project-specific workstations in the cloud," the company said.

F5 Unveils NGINX Management Suite

The company behind the popular NGINX open-source web server launches a new traffic management and security solution designed to deliver better control over fleets of NGINX instances.

Contrast Security Adds SCA in Free CodeSec Tool

App security tools provider Contrast Security adds software composition analysis capabilities to its free in CodeSec "developer-first" scanner.

Checkmarx and Seemplicity Join Forces to Simplify the Find-to-Fix Lifecycle

Application security testing company Checkmarx and cybersecurity workflow and productivity startup Seemplicity today announced a new partnership aimed at simplifying the "find-to-fix" lifecycle and accelerating the time to remediation of vulnerabilities found throughout the software development lifecycle .

Microsoft Announces Built-in Support for Lombok in VS Code for Java

The latest update to Microsoft's popular Visual Studio Code for Java includes new built-in support for the Lombok Java library tool, as well as some fundamental user experience improvements.

New Getting Started Experience for Azure Java Tooling on IntelliJ

The team behind Microsoft's Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ, available in the JetBrains Marketplace, announced a new "getting started" experience that promises to get devs ups and running with their first deployment within a few minutes.


FOSS Advocate Group Says Open Source Devs Should 'Give Up' GitHub

Software Freedom Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that provides support and legal services for free and open-source software (FOSS) projects, has quit GitHub, and says its community should do that same.

Microsoft Releases Java on VS Code Spring Boot App Dev Extension Pack

Microsoft announces the availability of VS Code Spring Boot Application Development Extension Pack, available now in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace.

Microsoft Updates Azure Toolkit for Java IntelliJ IDE

Microsoft announces an update to it's Java on Azure Tooling that introduces a new application-centric view for the Azure toolkit for the popular IntelliJ IDE.

Eclipse Foundation and the Adoptium Working Group Launch the Adoptium Marketplace

The Eclipse Foundation and the Adoptium Working Group announce The Adoptium Marketplace, a new marketplace for Java SE TCK-certified and AQAvit quality-tested binaries.

Veeam Previews Major Product Updates at Annual User Conference

Veeam Software kicks off its annual user conference with a product roadmap that showcases features planned for the release of Veeam Backup & Replication v12, as well as key solution innovations for cloud-native solutions, SaaS offerings, and some deeper integrations of Kasten by Veeam K10 for Kubernetes.

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Microsoft Promotes IntelliJ for Azure

Microsoft launches a new blog series focused on its Azure Toolkit for the IntelliJ IDEA integrated development environment.

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MSFT OpenJDK for Azure App Service

The Microsoft Build of OpenJDK comes to its Azure App Service, bringing with it new support for Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0.

What Makes the Most Successful Software Engineering Teams? CircleCI Reports Suggests Leading Performance Indicators

In its recently published analysis of data from millions of workflows on its namesake Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) platform, CircleCI has identified a set of benchmarks it claims are routinely met by the highest performing engineering teams.

Microsoft Partners with vFunction on New Java Refactoring Service

Makers of the vFunction cloud modernization platform are partnering with the Microsoft Industry Solutions group on a new Java Refactoring Service.

What's New in Latest Spring Cloud Azure Release?

A major update of Spring Cloud Azure, the open-source project that integrates the Spring framework for modular Java app development with Microsoft's Azure cloud services, is now generally available.


What's New in JDK 18?

The latest update of the Java Development Kit (JDK 18), goes GA next week, and though it’s not a Long-Term Support release, there's a lot to look forward to in this update.  

Why Are IT Execs Turning to Open-Source Cloud Databases?

IT execs responding to two recent surveys cite "strong security" as one reason they're adopting open-source cloud databases.


Apache Tika 2.3 Released

The maintainers of Apache Tika, the open-source, Java-based content detection and analysis framework, announce the release of Tika 2.3.0.

Public Preview of Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise Now Available

Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise, the fully-managed, enterprise-ready service for the Spring framework developed jointly by VMware and Microsoft, is now available in a public preview.