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.
Through its developerWorks site, IBM is helping spread the word about an academic-based project that provides free videos on numerous data analytics concepts, such as the recently published "Introducing SQL on Hadoop" presentation.
With open source sensibilities aligned with its new owner, Microsoft, the business-oriented social media site this week contributed technology for building iOS view layouts, analyzing Big Data and detecting URLs with a Java library.
Already benefitting from mobile developers switching to its MongoDB-as-a-Service offering in the wake of the Parse back-end being shut down, mLab is out with a new guide to smooth the transition.
Describing the move as "the biggest transformation of .NET since its inception," Microsoft this week announced the open source release of .NET Core 1.0, along with ASP.NET Core 1.0 and Entity Framework Core 1.0.
Code repository GitHub published data visualizations that show the impact of open source development on hosted projects, along with the "shape" of project activity such as collaboration and communication.
Datamill, an open-source Java framework for Web applications that uses functional reactive programming, has emerged as an alternative to the Spring Framework.