Open Source Development News & More


Here Are the 9 Open Source Projects Recently Funded by Mozilla

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.

Red Hat Integrates Help Sites in Free Developer 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.

What's New in the Open Source Atom and Visual Studio Code Editors

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 Extends Cross-Platform Reach

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 Embraces Big Data for 'Container 2.0' Era

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."

LaunchKit Mobile Dev Tools Open Sourced in Google Buyout

Small start-up LaunchKit has open sourced its suite of namesake mobile development tools after being acquired by Google.

Go Leads Strong Big Data Showing in IEEE Programming Language Ranking

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.

Cloudera Adds SQL Workload Optimizer to Enterprise Big Data Offering

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 Open Sources Dual-Engine Big Data Technology

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.

Free SQL-on-Hadoop Videos Highlight Academic Big Data Analytics Project

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.

LinkedIn Open Sources Tech for Mobile, Big Data and Java

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.

mLab Woos Parse Mobile Developers with MongoDB-as-a-Service

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.

Open Source .NET Core 1.0 Released by Microsoft

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.

GitHub Visualizes the Impact of Open Source

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 Offers Spring Alternative

Datamill, an open-source Java framework for Web applications that uses functional reactive programming, has emerged as an alternative to the Spring Framework.

Upcoming Events

AppTrends

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.