Yesterday saw the release of Swiffy, a development tool from Google Labs that allows SWF files (used in Flash elements) to be converted to HTML 5.
This year's synchronized simultaneous launch of multiple Eclipse projects is the biggest yet, involving the work of 408 developers and 49 organizations contributing to 62 projects.
There are clouds on the horizon for Java -- or there better be, says Rod Johnson, founder of the Spring framework and senior vice president of the Application Platform Division at VMware.
The new CloudBees Ecosystem is designed to bring cloud-based services from the company's partners directly to developers within the CloudBees platform.
Adobe's Flash Platform is moving aggressively into the realm of mobile development, having added the ability in its latest release to build apps for iOS and BlackBerry devices.
Oracle released a major upgrade of its venerable JDeveloper Java IDE this week, along with an update of the Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF).
In a move that could have implications for the entire mobile development community, developers of apps for Apple's iOS mobile platform are being accused of patent violation and ordered to pay up.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an organization that develops and promotes standards for geospatial content and services, this week approved the 3.0 version of its GeoAPI Interface Standard.
Oracle today announced the availability of the 7.0 version of the NetBeans integrated development environment (IDE).
The recent release of Google's App Engine 1.4.3 brings its two supported runtimes -- Python and Java -- "even closer to parity," the company said.
Open source integration and messaging company FuseSource this week unveiled a new Eclipse-based IDE for the Apache Camel integration framework.
Microsoft Wednesday announced plans to release a major tools update next month for the upcoming "Mango" platform, slated for existing Windows Phones and future later this year.
Open source business intelligence (BI) vendor Pentaho Corporation today released version 1.0 of olap4j, an open Java API for building OLAP applications.
The Eclipse Foundation today unveiled an open beta version of a new hosted implementation of its nascent Orion project -- its proposed browser-based Web development platform.
On Monday night Microsoft released the final version of Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9).