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.
Azul Systems announced this week the general availability of Zulu Mission Control 7.0, the Java performance management and application profiling tool based on the OpenJDK Mission Control project. The free tool is designed to work with Azul's Zing JVM and its Zulu build of OpenJDK, and it supports both Java SE 8 and 11.
Kotlin is continuing its "meteoric" rise in the software development world, with recent research providing new insights into its increasing popularity.
Apache Storm 2.0 comes with a number of fixes and enhancements, but the most striking change in this release is that it has been re-architected in pure Java.
The company's new release also extends its commercial support for open source Apache Tomcat servers and all major open source Spring projects, including Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud and Spring Cloud Dataflow.
Angular 8.0 was released this week, described as a major release of Google's open source development platform that can be used in Web, mobile Web, native mobile and native desktop applications.
Microsoft shipped Xamarin.Forms 4.0, a major update to its open source, cross-platform mobile app development solution that simplifies project start-ups with new Shell functionality.
This week Grafana Labs announced the 6.2 release of its Grafana open source analytics platform, which allows for data from numerous sources and features a wide library of plug-ins and community-created dashboards.