• News

    Oracle Proposes NetBeans IDE as Apache Incubator Project

    Oracle has proposed contributing the NetBeans IDE to the Apache Software Foundation via the Apache Incubator Project. 09/13/2016

  • Coders Just Want To Rant and Confess

    Coding Confessional is a place where software developers can anonymously share their thoughts, opinions and secrets -- and be condemned or absolved by fellow coders. 09/13/2016

  • JavaOne 2016 NetBeans Day Is Gonna Rock

    John previews the annual JavaOne conference, kicking off Sunday with chock-a-block sessions, workshops and keynotes, including NetBeans Community Day, which focuses on what continues to be one of the industry's favorite open source IDEs. 09/13/2016

  • News

    Box Platform Gets New Dev Tools

    Among a slew of announcements made by Box at its conference last week were new tools to help developers work with its enterprise content platform. 09/12/2016

  • News

    Survey Reveals Challenges of Wearables Development

    Along with the obvious complexity of developing for yet another form factor, the lack of a clear vision from enterprise stakeholders in wearable initiatives and poor communication among vested parties provide even more challenges. 09/12/2016

  • News

    'Developer-Ready' Aruba Mobile Platform Improves Network Programmability

    Taking a page from the software-defined networking (SDN) playbook, Aruba today introduced a new 'developer-ready' mobile platform that provides more network programmability via northbound APIs. 09/12/2016

  • News

    Open Source InfluxDB 1.0 Time-Series Database Released

    InfluxData Inc. said its new open source InfluxDB time-series database -- just moved to version 1.0 -- was almost three years in the making. 09/09/2016

  • News

    New Report Examines Chatbot Development

    Visionmobile has published a new report examining chatbot development, one of the hottest new-age topics in the industry. 09/09/2016

  • News

    Google Highlights Android Nougat Security

    Google this week blogged about security enhancements in Android 7.0 Nougat on the same day the first security bulletin was issued for the brand-new mobile OS. 09/09/2016

  • News

    AWS SDK for C++ Ready for Production Use

    It's been a long wait for C++ coders wanting to leverage the Amazon Web Services cloud for their development, but version 1.0 of the AWS SDK for C++ is finally ready for production use. 09/08/2016

  • News

    Jobs Site: Top Mobile Freelancers Earn up to $70/Hour

    Freelance development firm Upwork has showcased "the world's top mobile app development freelancers" on its site, revealing hourly rates ranging from $14 to $70 for coders working in countries around the globe, from Belarus to Sweden to the U.S. 09/08/2016

  • The Agile Architect

    The Agile 5 Minute Daily Standup

    A standup meeting is supposed to be an effective way to have a quick, meaningful team meeting. Yet it is routinely despised as being too long and a waste of time. Our Agile Architect investigates ways to turn that around. 09/07/2016

  • News

    Numbers Say Web Devs May Want To Target Mobile

    Web developers looking where to concentrate their efforts might be interested in new research that indicates Americans now mostly use smartphones for their online lives. 09/07/2016

  • News

    Academicians Seek Better Cloud-Based Mobile App Storage

    Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York are trying to improve how mobile devices save data to the cloud. 09/07/2016

  • News

    Android In-App Search Enhanced

    Mobile developers can now apply for early access to new in-app search functionality for their Android apps. 09/07/2016

  • News

    Apple Starts App Store Cleanup, Removing Dregs

    Today Apple is tending to some housekeeping chores in its App Store, cleaning out non-quality apps and providing mobile developers with guidance to keep their wares functional and engaging. 09/07/2016

  • News

    BigQuery Tackles 1 Billion GitHub Files To Reveal Spaces vs. Tabs Developer Preference

    Google developer advocate Felipe Hoffa showed off the capabilities of the company's cloud-based BigQuery data warehouse by analyzing some 1 billion files across 400,000 GitHub repositories to see if developers prefer tabs or spaces to indent their code. 09/06/2016

  • News

    Facing Low Developer Investment, Apache OpenOffice Project Considers Retirement

    Citing security concerns and a lack of vested volunteer developers to advance its mission, an exec with the open source Apache OpenOffice project has floated discussion about retiring the popular software. 09/06/2016

  • News

    TypeScript 2.0 Nears Final Release

    Microsoft doesn't expect to be adding any major new features to its upcoming open source TypeScript 2.0 programming language, which was recently made available in a Release Candidate version. 09/06/2016

  • News

    Google Opens Up Early Access Program for Mobile App Testing

    Google is inviting more mobile app developers to use its Early Access program, in which open betas are made available to the public to give users a first look at new creations while providing developers with valuable pre-release feedback. 09/06/2016

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