A new developer survey about Python reveals the programming language is now used primarily for data analysis, supplanting the previous No. 1 use case, Web development.
Mobile development using the Amazon cloud is undergoing a transformation, with a new site, new tools and new functionality to support iOS, Android, React Native and other apps.
While previous efforts to combine NativeScript and the Angular framework for Web and native apps go back at least a couple of years, the teams this week announced an approach with a new ingredient: the open source NativeScript Schematics.
After a nearly eight-month pre-release preview, the Dart 2 programming language has emerged as a stable release that includes many breaking changes in a revamp that focuses on mobile and Web client-side development.
Nodding to the growing Progressive Web Apps movement, Perfecto announced it's providing cloud-based automated testing of PWAs, which blend attributes of the Web and mobile.
Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.
Common Web developer wisdom says tweaking the performance of Cascading Style Sheets selectors isn't worth the hassle, but at tremendous scale encountered by popular sites such as LinkedIn, that wisdom can be called into question.
Spring Boot is a rapid application development framework designed to simplify the development of stand-alone, production-grade, Spring-framework-based apps that run with little Spring configuration.
Google has revamped its Dart programming language, adding strong typing and other optimizations for client-side development of mobile and Web apps.
Those two development technologies experienced by far the most year-over-year growth in 2017, more than double the rate of No. 3 Docker.
There's now a developer preview of an updated SDK for the Go programming language available on the
Amazon Web Services cloud.
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.