Oracle's proposal to move Java EE to an open source foundation drew mostly positive reactions from the enterprise Java community.
Stack Overflow, analyzing data from its huge developer survey, has concluded that Go and Scala skills pay off the most in the U.S.
Company considering move "to make it more agile and responsive to changing industry and technology demands."
The new versions of Azul's open source development and runtime platform for server-side Java applications are designed for the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 Server Processor.
Here's an update on recent happenings in the world of Big Data analytics, featuring a new open source visualization tool from Google, a reference architecture for Big Data in the cloud and a Big Data integrator developer's edition.
"We're already using it ourselves to write code in Android Studio," says director of product management for Android. "We're so glad we did this."
This year's coordinated release includes 83 open source projects comprising approximately 2 million net new lines of code (for a total of 71 million) from 287 committers and 664 contributors.
Microsoft is shutting down its free online tool for creating Universal Windows Apps in favor of an open source replacement based on templates and wizards.
"Python is now the No. 1 tool being used by developers and tech pros, followed by Git and Visual Studio."
Despite the popularity of open source software development, the growing movement is plagued by poor documentation and negative interactions -- primarily rudeness -- among developers, according to a big new survey from GitHub.
The microservices approach to software development -- chaining together loosely coupled services to create larger applications -- just got a boost from Google, IBM and Lyft.
Android developers were already able to use Kotlin through a plug-in, but from now on it'll ship alongside Java and C++ with the official Android IDE.