Google developer advocate Felipe Hoffa showed off the capabilities of the company's cloud-based BigQuery data warehouse by analyzing some 1 billion files across 400,000 GitHub repositories to see if developers prefer tabs or spaces to indent their code.
Microsoft doesn't expect to be adding any major new features to its upcoming open source TypeScript 2.0 programming language, which was recently made available in a Release Candidate version.
Citing security concerns and a lack of vested volunteer developers to advance its mission, an exec with the open source Apache OpenOffice project has floated discussion about retiring the popular software.
With open source having won in becoming today's preeminent architecture, developers may want to check up on the most popular development tools used in community projects.
A new extension in the Visual Studio Marketplace provides continuous delivery of iOS apps to the Apple App Store from Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server.
Hazelcast unveiled the first fully modularized version of its namesake in-memory data grid and caching solution, with 29 new plug-in modules and eight new programming language bindings, along with numerous bug fixes and other new features.
With this week marking the 25th anniversary of the open source Linux OS, The Linux Foundation has issued a new report on the massive development effort that shapes the Linux kernel.
Google today announced Android 7.0 Nougat, a major upgrade of its flagship mobile OS, is finally rolling out to users.
The open source MongoDB database is featured prominently among a pack of Big Data NoSQL offerings all identified as "Leaders" in a new report from Forrester Research Inc.
In its push to spur Windows 10 and Universal Windows Platform development, Microsoft has placed a new community toolkit on the GitHub open source code repository, featuring animations, controls, code helpers and more.
A Russian company behind the PVS-Studio static code analyzer claims to have used the tool to discover more than 10,000 bugs in various open source projects, including well-known offerings such as the Firefox Web browser and the Linux kernel.
Microsoft has published introductory videos to help programmers learn about Visual Studio Code, its free, open source code editor for development on Windows, Linux and OS X machines.
Google yesterday announced Go 1.7, the latest edition of its open source programming language, with compiler improvements among a host of new features.