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Project Reunion Unifies Win32 and UWP for Developers

The project aims to make it easier for developers to build Windows applications by providing a unified platform for new and existing Win32 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.

New No-Cost Tool for Devs To Secure Kubernetes Deployments

DevSecOps solutions provider Alcide has released a beta version of a new solution designed to provide "end-to-end continuous security guardrails" for Kubernetes deployments.

3rd Annual 'Call for Code' Yields Promising Front Runners

2020's Call for Code recently highlighted three promising front runners with a new second track on solutions that have the potential to contribute to the COVID-19 response.

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Quarkus 1.3 Kubernetes Java Framework Update Released

Quarkus 1.3 isn't a major release, but it comes with some important infrastructure tweaks and a list of bug fixes.

Open Source JavaFX 14 Arrives with Bug Fixes and a Few Enhancements

It's now available for download, just a week ahead of the release of Java 14 on March 17.

Hazelcast Jet Simplifies Enterprise Python and Java AI/ML Deployments

In-memory computing platform maker Hazelcast on Wednesday announced new support in its Hazelcast Jet event stream processing engine for AI and machine learning deployments.

Low-Code Leader Expands Cloud-Native Deployment Options

Low-code platform provider Mendix this week announced two new cloud offerings that expand its portfolio of cloud-native deployment options across public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

Auto Profiler for Production Java Apps Goes Beta

Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions provider Instana on Tuesday unveiled a new continuous production profiler for Java apps.

Python 2 Officially Hits End of Life, Final Few Fixes Coming April 2020

The End of Life (EOL) deadline for Python 2 arrived with the new year, and the CPython core development community is urging users to migrate to Python 3 as soon as possible.

Java Closes 2019 as Most Popular Language, Python Still Hot

It's been up, it's been down, but the venerable Java closes out 2019 at the top of the TIOBE Index as December's most popular programming language.

JetBrains Releases Major IntelliJ IDEA Update

Software development toolmaker JetBrains has released a major update of its flagship code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads

The latest release of Hazelcast's namesake Java-based in-memory data grid (IMDG 4.0) has been optimized for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.

Google Publishes App OAuth Verification Guidance

As part of a data security initiative, Google has published guidance for developers to get their apps ready for OAuth verification by the company.

Another Cloud Service Automates Mobile App Security

Much as low-code tooling has exploded among enterprises needing more apps amid a dearth of skilled professional developers, a new niche appears to be forming: automated cloud security services for iOS and Android projects.

Open Source PWABuilder for Progressive Web Apps Gets Version 2.0 Update

Microsoft announced an update to its open source PWABuilder tool to convert existing Web apps/sites to Progressive Web Apps, which act more like native desktop/mobile apps with the help of several technologies.

Google Launches New Continuous Delivery Platform

On Tuesday Google announced Cloud Build, a new continuous delivery platform for building, delivering and testing cloud-based applications.

Okta Releases Free 'API for One App' for Single App Security

On Wednesday identity cloud security provider Okta Inc. announced the launch of API Products for One App, an API-based tool for authenticating single Web sites and applications.

Dev Firm Provides Guidance on Cost, Time Frames for Creating Mobile Apps

A mobile app development company has published guidance on the cost and time frames involved with building different kinds of mobile apps.

Report: Mobile App Growth Slows, Phablet Form Factor Rises

"2017 was the year that mobile app innovation and growth was disrupted," said mobile analytics company Flurry in its year-end report, which also noted the rise of the phablet form factor at the expense of medium-sized phones.

Fastest-Growing SDKs Predict 2018 Trends in Android Development

Because one of the best ways to see where something is going is to track where it's coming from, Android developers interested in what 2018 has in store can consult a new report on the fastest-growing SDKs of 2017.

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