PHP 7 has finally arrived. It's the first major number version of the popular Web scripting language since 2004, and it was released just before a new software security report branded PHP as among the most insecure of programming languages.
At this week's Chrome Dev Summit 2015, Google's developers pointed to "progressive Web apps" as the way toward Web development nirvana in which Web apps equal native apps in performance and functionality.
After formerly abandoning its mobile Web site in favor of an app-only approach, Flipkart this week unveiled a new "Flipkart Lite" site that takes advantage of cutting-edge Web technologies to close the gap between the two approaches.
Open source projects are emerging to further software development practices based on RESTful APIs, which are becoming more instrumental in providing app back-end services and other functionality.
Mobile app intelligence company Crittercism, which provides analytics about app usage, performance and UX, today announced improved functionality to track hybrid apps.
Along with cloud and Big Data news at Oracle Corp.'s OpenWorld 2015 conference, Xamarin and Sencha have announced mobile development partnerships with the company.
Despite all the hype about smartphone apps and enterprise mobility, the latest survey from Telerik shows a surprisingly slow adoption of mobile development.
It's great to be a developer these days, as reports continually point to strong demand, great salaries and low unemployment, and the latest quarterly report from careers site Dice.com bears that out -- except for the Web guys, that is.
Dynatrace today unveiled new components for its "digital performance platform," featuring a customer experience cockpit and other innovations that the company said were unique in the application performance management industry.
Google today announced the Google App Engine for Go is now generally available, giving developers the option to build Web apps with the eight-year-old open source programming language designed for large-scale computing.
Performance analytics company SOASTA Inc. has updated its mPulse 55 real user monitoring (RUM) solution, providing what the company claims is the unique ability to accurately measure single-page application (SPA) interactions that basically equate to traditional page views.
Mobile Web app development tool vendor Sencha Inc. released research showing that many firms are turning to mobile Web app development tools at the expense of native approaches.
Apple is open sourcing the latest version of its year-old Swift programming language, the company announced at its World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco (WWDC) this week.
Progress Software released the latest version of its Corticon BRMS. Dubbed the "Corticon Rules Without Limits System," version 5.5 supports the development of business rules for deployment on both Java and Microsoft .NET Framework platforms.