The open source Go programming language is out in version 1.9, which features type aliases among many other new features and changes.
Companies need open source skills so much that nearly half of respondents to a new survey said they would pay people (especially developers) to become open source certified.
The API is designed to make it easy to set and manage environment configurations for enterprise Java microservices.
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."