Microsoft has published introductory videos to help programmers learn about Visual Studio Code, its free, open source code editor for development on Windows, Linux and OS X machines.
Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.
Mozilla, the open source champion that makes the Firefox Web browser, announced that it has funded nine community projects to the tune of $585,000 in the second quarter of this year as part of a new support program.
Open source champion Red Hat Inc. has integrated two self-support sites -- Stack Overflow and JBoss Developer forums -- with its free developer program, giving coders more choices to seek help with their programming problems.
Both the Visual Studio Code and Atom open source code editors, which share Electron-based technology roots, have come out with updates this week.
Xamarin, the cross-platform mobile app development tool recently acquired by Microsoft, can now share code across more of those platforms with its new support of .NET Standard Libraries.
Mesosphere today announced several partnerships with Big Data vendors to bring their wares to its open source DC/OS distributed operating system and advance the possibilities of container technology in the new era of "Container 2.0."
Small start-up LaunchKit has open sourced its suite of namesake mobile development tools after being acquired by Google.
No dramatic surprises are found in the latest ranking of programming languages by IEEE, which reported that Go is leading the ascending trend of Big Data-related languages that dominate the findings.
The latest update to Cloudera's enterprise Big Data solution includes a new tool, Cloudera Navigator Optimizer, which helps offload SQL workloads to Hadoop for more efficient analytics processing.
Splice Machine today announced the open sourcing of its Big Data database technology that seeks to leverage the best of the SQL/RDBMS and NoSQL/Hadoop worlds.