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.
"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.
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.
The Visual Studio Code team continues to add Java functionality to Microsoft's open source, cross-platform code editor via extensions, just launching a new batch for working with Maven, Tomcat and Checkstyle.
Bonitasoft announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services to let organizations operate the Bonita open source, low-code development platform with AWS cloud technology.
An Oracle representative responded to the Java EE Guardians' recently posted "Joint Community Open Letter on Java EE Naming and Packaging," stating unequivocally that it will not be allowing the use of its trademarked "Java EE" and "javax" to be used in naming the Java EE 8-based technologies contributed to the Eclipse Foundation late last year.
IBM this week unveiled sweeping new development initiatives designed to help open source coders tackle some of the industry's most challenging technologies, including bots programming, artificial intelligence, blockchains, data, cloud and more.
The Eclipse Foundation has just announced the release of a new version of the Eclipse Buildship project, which integrates the Gradle build tool with Eclipse. Version 2.2 supports Java 9 and introduces runtime classpath separation based on the dependency scope information supplied by Gradle.
In-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast to bring its "extensive Java-driven community experience to a host of open source projects," focusing primarily on JCache, Eclipse MicroProfile and the Eclipse Enterprise for Java Project.
Seventeen-year Microsoft dev leader Tim Sneath is joining Google to work on the Flutter mobile app development framework, leaving a few parting shots at the failures of his former company on the way out.
Progress announced new components for its open source NativeScript mobile app development framework, including Sidekick for faster and easier development of mobile business apps.
Facebook has completely revamped a four-year-old open source tool it developed for code builds, resulting in faster compile times for Android projects.
The Linux Foundation added to its collection of enterprise guides for the development and use of open source software with three new offerings.