• News

    First Developer Preview of Android O Now Available

    With the 7-month-old Android N now installed on less than 3 percent of devices, the first developer preview of Android O has landed, with new functionality for saving battery life, getting a better handle on notifications and much more. 03/22/2017

  • News

    2 Reports Investigate Growing Demand for Enterprise Mobile Apps

    Two new research reports from different companies with different goals speak to one main conclusion: enterprises are demanding more mobile apps -- though who develops them, how they're created and what they're used for vary greatly. 03/21/2017

  • News

    Cloudera Web Tool Does Self-Service Data Science

    Cloudera Web-based tool for enterprise self-service data science seeks to solve technical and organizational problems that can stifle machine learning and advanced analytics projects. 03/21/2017

  • News

    Tech Recruiter Sees Big Surge in Demand for Mobile Dev Skills

    Randstad Technologies cited a 104 percent 2014-2016 year-over-year increase in demand for skills in technologies such as iOS, Android, HTML5, Angular, Java and JavaScript. 03/20/2017

  • News

    RedMonk: JavaScript Remains No. 1 Programming Language

    With a focus on providing insights into future adoption trends, the Redmonk report weighs rankings from the GitHub code repository to gauge traction in code usage, while also collecting data from the Stack Overflow programming forum site to glean discussion-based metrics. 03/20/2017

  • News

    New IBM Bluemix Developer Console Goes Cloud Native

    IBM introduced the new Bluemix Developer Console, which extends its existing Bluemix Mobile Dashboard by adding cloud native app development functionality. 03/17/2017

  • News

    Fauna Takes 'First Serverless Database' to the Cloud

    Fully onboard with what it calls the serverless revolution, San Francisco start-up Fauna Inc. launched FaunaDB Serverless Cloud, described as the "first serverless database." 03/16/2017

  • Diving into DevOps

    DevOps Adoption Barriers Persist, Survey Finds

    Enterprises seeking competitive differentiation battle ongoing organizational and technical challenges. 03/16/2017

  • News

    Amazon Entices Alexa Voice Skills Developers with AWS Usage Credits

    Developers who publish Alexa "skills" providing natural language commands to voice-controlled home computing devices such as Echo can get rewarded with $100 monthly credits if usage exceeds the limits of the AWS free tier. 03/15/2017

  • News

    Android Turns Its Back on Jack Compiler Toolchain

    Google is deprecating the Jack compiler toolchain it introduced in 2014 to incorporate Java 8 features, which will be be natively supported going forward. 03/15/2017

  • The Agile Architect

    Inhibiting Agility with Code Branching

    We have the best software development tools in history. Why are our developers so afraid to refactor? Our Agile Architect explores how powerful code management tools can lead to powerful problems that inhibit agility -- and what you can do about them. 03/14/2017

  • IoT Think Tank

    There Is No Such Thing As an IoT Platform

    Creative Intellect Analyst Clive Howard says that if IoT is to move beyond the hype and to deliver the significant benefits that are possible, then we need to move beyond talking about IoT platforms. 03/14/2017

  • News

    MapR Takes Big Data Analytics to the IoT Edge

    MapR Technologies today announced a small-footprint edition of its data platform designed to take Big Data analytics closer to the source -- in this case the edge of the rapidly growing Internet of Things. 03/14/2017

  • News

    Open Source Tool Smooths Onramp to React Native

    Addressing the complexity of chaining together all the moving parts required to get a React Native project built and running, the open source community has published a starter app called Create React Native App to smooth the process. 03/13/2017

  • News

    Google Targets Mobile Back-End Development

    With front-end mobile coding taken care of in the recent release of Android Studio 2.3, Google targeted cloud-based back-end development at its recent Google Cloud Next '17 conference. 03/13/2017

  • Visual Studio 2017: What Features Didn't Make It, What Are Planned

    With the long-awaited Visual Studio 2017 finally rolling out this week, here's a look at some user-requested features that didn't make into Microsoft's flagship IDE, and some that are on track for future releases. 03/10/2017

  • Developers Should Take Heed of Apple's Enterprise Push

    Programmers, who already favor Macs as their preferred dev machines, might be coding more Mac and iOS apps in the future, judging from new research that indicates Apple's enterprise push is succeeding. 03/10/2017

  • The Agile Architect

    Our Agile Architect Saves the World!

    This is the completely true and not at all exaggerated story of how I, the Agile Architect, saved the Earth from complete and utter destruction. I'm sure there's an agile lesson in there somewhere. 03/09/2017

  • News

    Stack Overflow Hiring Trends: ReactJS In, AJAX Out

    The online programming community is providing guidance for developers who might be looking to change jobs in 2017. 03/09/2017

  • News

    IBM To Commercialize Quantum Computing

    Cutting-edge IBM Q systems will be delivered to select business and science partners over the next few years via the IBM Cloud platform, the company said. 03/09/2017

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