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IBM Unveils Bot Exchange, Code Patterns for AI, Blockchain, More

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.

Red Hat Releases OpenShift Application Runtimes

The new release is a collection of cloud-native runtimes for developing Java and JavaScript applications on Red Hat's packaged distribution of the open source Kubernetes container management and orchestration system.

Buildship 2.2 Release Supports Java 9, Runtime Classpath Separation 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 Reconsidering Accessibilty Crackdown for Android Apps

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.

Java Popularity Rising in the UK and Ireland

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.

Faster Java Releases: A Challenge for the Spring Framework Project

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.

Hazelcast Joins Eclipse Foundation

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 Partners with IBM on Enterprise Java

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.

OutSystems Marries DevOps with Low-Code

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.

AWS Unveils Web IDE for Cloud Computing

Amazon Web Services released a new browser-based IDE called Cloud9, following last year's purchase of a startup with the same name.

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 Appeals to Wider Java Audience with Pipeline API

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 Acquired by Rogue Wave

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.

JCP Executive Committee Posts Election Results

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 Emerges from Stealth with Mobile UX Testing Platform

HeadSpin Inc. has emerged from stealth with a new mobile platform emphasizing testing of mobile apps and measuring their experiences in real-world conditions.

New Visual Studio Live Share Facilitates Real-Time Collaboration

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.

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