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Flaw Found in WPA2 Wireless Networking Security Protocol

WPA2, the gold-standard protocol for protecting Wi-Fi networks, has been found to have a serious security vulnerability.

AWS, Microsoft Team Up for 'Gluon' Deep Learning Project

The cloud rivals partner on project described as an open source deep learning interface that allows developers 'to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance.'

GitHub Intros Dependency Graphs, Security Alerts Coming Soon

GitHub is boosting the security capabilities of its software development platform, introducing new open source project dependency graphs and promising alerts when bad actors show up in those graphs.

Kotlin Edges Java Among Android Devs

The publishers of the first edition of the Realm Report, released yesterday, found that Android developers are abandoning Java in favor of Kotlin.

Release Pressure Forces 40% of Devs to Skip App Testing, Study Says

While some say developers have a choice job because of high salaries, another study is out pointing to a pressure-cooker environment in which the rush to release causes coders to shortcut basic security practices -- to the point of not even testing apps.

Google Launches Cloud NoSQL Database for Mobile, Web Apps

Google announced a new cloud-based NoSQL database called Cloud Firestore for its Firebase development platform, which supports mobile and Web app programming.

JavaOne Recap: Java First! Java in the Cloud!

You could boil down the keynote messages at this year's JavaOne conference to two phrases: <i>Java first!</i> and <i>Java in the cloud!</i> If you had a little more room in the pot, you could add: <i>Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 are ready to rock!</i>

Mozilla Funds 'Governmental or Vigilante Abuse' Crowdsourcing Tool

Reflecting the sociopolitical unrest of our times, Mozilla made a hefty donation to an Africa-based crowdsourcing project to help people "raise their voice" amid political turmoil or government/vigilante abuse.

Careers Site: iOS Coding Pays More than Android

Not only do Apple's mobile devices cost more, but developing for them also pays more -- to the tune of $7,000 annually -- according to careers site Dice.

Opening a DevOps Bottleneck

Toad DevOps Toolkit addresses a potential bottleneck in the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline: Oracle database changes.

Code Quality Research: Functional Languages Beat Procedural/Object-Oriented

Academic researchers have published a study investigating the effect of programming languages on software quality, concluding the issue is hard to quantify but also identifying significant findings, such as functional languages having an edge over procedural/object-oriented languages.

8 Not-So-Subtle Hints from an Agile Team...

Things agile developers want to tell you but won't.

Toad Tackles DevOps

Quest Software, known for its popular Toad database management tool, is now pointing it at the growing DevOps space with the upcoming Toad DevOps Toolkit.

RebelLabs Java Community Survey: IntelliJ, Kotlin Popularity Growing

The Developer Productivity Report from the independent research arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround is based on a survey of more than 2,000 Java developers.

Write/Edit Java Code in Visual Studio with JNBridge's Java.VS

It will soon be possible to write and edit Java code entirely from within the Visual Studio IDE, thanks to an upgrade of JNBridge's namesake general purpose Java/.NET interoperability tool.

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