Even for development teams with an agile practice, testing, especially testing of a constantly evolving user interface can be a bottleneck if test scripts have to be manually rewritten to account for even trivial changes like the placement of the log-in button.
Oracle this week announced the general availability of the Java Standard Edition 13 Platform (Java SE 13) and its open source reference implementation, the Java Development Kit 13 (JDK 13), at its annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.
Google's open source, cross-platform Flutter UI toolkit, which started with a mobile focus, boosted its Web development tooling and has embraced Swift for native iOS projects and Kotlin for Android.
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the released the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 specification during a live-streamed online event. This is the first enterprise Java spec released by the foundation since it took over the stewardship of the platform two years ago.
Microsoft today announced the acquisition of jClarity, a UK-based provider software performance and analytics solutions and a leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.
SCADE, described as a next-generation mobile application development platform that allows Apple's open source Swift programming language to be used for Android apps in addition to iOS, now supports Swift 5 thanks to an update.
GitHub unveiled an upgrade of its Actions workflow automation and customization solution today that comes with a new bundle of continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) capabilities. The new version is now in beta.
This is the final release of the platform with full support, and marks the transition of RHEL 7.7 to Maintenance Support 1, the second of the four phases of the RHEL 10-year lifecycle.
The latest monthly update of VS Code Java functionality includes new refactoring capabilities, support for Semantic Selection (or Smart Selection) and more.
Engineers from Oracle and software development toolmaker JetBrains may be joining forces to create a new, Java-based 2D rendering pipeline for the Mac operating system (macOS).
Flutter, Google's open source, cross-platform mobile UI framework, has been updated to version 1.7, sporting support for AndroidX, enhanced Android App Bundles functionality and more.
IBM completed its acquisition of open source solutions provider and long-time Java community leader Red Hat yesterday. The $34 billion deal was Big Blue's largest acquisition to date, and one of the largest tech company acquisitions in history.
Microsoft engineers are detailing their approach to Android development in a series of blog posts, with the first installment pointing to a decidedly independent, polyglot approach from different teams spread across the world.