IBM this week unveiled sweeping new development initiatives designed to help open source coders tackle some of the industry's most challenging technologies, including bots programming, artificial intelligence, blockchains, data, cloud and more.
The Eclipse Foundation has just announced the release of a new version of the Eclipse Buildship project, which integrates the Gradle build tool with Eclipse. Version 2.2 supports Java 9 and introduces runtime classpath separation based on the dependency scope information supplied by Gradle.
Google is putting a hold on a plan to crack down on Android app developers who inject accessibility functionality into their apps without proving they actually help people with disabilities.
Reports of the wavering popularity of Java in the U.S. in the face of growing interest in languages like Kotlin don't seem to have influenced the large community of Java jocks in the UK and Ireland, according to a newly published report by Stack Overflow.
Maintainers of the Spring Framework project should prepare themselves for some challenges when Oracle's plan to speed up the cadence of JDK releases begins next year, says one of project's co-founders.
In-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast to bring its "extensive Java-driven community experience to a host of open source projects," focusing primarily on JCache, Eclipse MicroProfile and the Eclipse Enterprise for Java Project.
Pivotal, the company behind the Spring Framework, today announced a series of joint efforts with IBM related to modern enterprise Java development, microservices and cloud-native design patterns.
The low-code development specialists at OutSystems aren't going to be left out of the DevOps revolution, having added a new set of DevOps features to its namesake development platform specifically designed to help enterprise IT shops adopt low-code practices that accelerate app delivery.
Amazon Web Services released a new browser-based IDE called Cloud9, following last year's purchase of a startup with the same name.
The latest release of Hazelcast Jet, an application-embeddable, distributed computing platform for processing of Big Data sets, comes with new functionality designed to appeal to "a wider Java audience," the company announced.
Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround has been acquired by Rogue Wave Software, the two companies announced today. Louisville, Colo.-based Rogue Wave will be adding ZeroTurnaround's "visionary" lineup of Java tools to its list of cross-platform software development tools, components and platforms.
Each year roughly half the seats of the 24-member EC are up for ratification/election. The EC oversees the work of the Expert Groups that define Java specifications, essentially guiding the evolution of Java.
HeadSpin Inc. has emerged from stealth with a new mobile platform emphasizing testing of mobile apps and measuring their experiences in real-world conditions.
Microsoft introduced Visual Studio Live Share to allow dev teams to interactively collaborate by sharing code to edit and debug, troubleshoot, iterate or optimize apps, along with other preview tools.