• AWS Gets Gosling

    James Gosling, the Father of Java, is on the move again -- this time to Amazon Web Services. 05/23/2017

  • Diving into DevOps

    Atlassian Furthers Quest to Bring 'DevOps to the Enterprise'

    Company releases Bitbucket Server 5.0, Bitbucket Data Center 5.0 and Bamboo 6.0. 05/22/2017

  • News

    Kotlin Gets First-Class Support on Android

    Android developers were already able to use Kotlin through a plug-in, but from now on it'll ship alongside Java and C++ with the official Android IDE. 05/22/2017

  • 3 Leading Enterprise Low-Code App Development Platforms Compared

    The exploding low-code tool space can be confusing, so we've done the legwork to compare the three best enterprise platforms aimed at "citizen developers," as identified by two major research firms. 05/19/2017

  • News

    Google Is Open Sourcing Firebase SDKs for App Back-End Services

    Google is open sourcing the client libraries of its Firebase mobile/Web development platform, which supports apps with a host of back-end services such as the popular Crashlytics crash reporting tool. 05/18/2017

  • News

    New Android O Preview 2 Is First 'Beta-Quality Candidate'

    Google today unveiled Android O Developer Preview 2, which it described as "our first beta-quality candidate" for its upcoming flagship mobile OS revamp. 05/17/2017

  • The Agile Architect

    Dealing with Poorly Defined Problems in an Agile World

    It is difficult to solve a problem if the problem itself cannot be stated clearly. How does one "create a compelling user experience that will double our sales" or "build me something really cool"? Our Agile Architect discusses why the first problem an agile team must often solve is to define the problem itself. 05/17/2017

  • News

    Xamarin Live Player Eases iOS Development from Windows (But You'll Still Need a Mac)

    Microsoft this week clarified how iOS development will work with the new Xamarin-based tooling announced at the recent Build developers conference: It's easier, but a Mac will still be needed at some point. 05/17/2017

  • News

    New for GitHub: Atom Integration and a Desktop Client Beta

    GitHub today announced new integration with the open source Atom code editor and a beta of its GitHub Desktop app, with both providing developers with new ways of working with the company's software development platform. 05/16/2017

  • News

    Google's Fuzz Tester IDs Hundreds of Potential Open Source Security Flaws

    The sorry state of open source security was further revealed by Google, which reported its fuzz testing tool has found hundreds of potential security vulnerabilities in the five months since it was launched. 05/15/2017

  • News

    Another Research Firm Tackles Low-Code Tools

    Gartner is the latest major research firm to turn its attention to the burgeoning low-code movement, spawned by enterprises' increasing appetite for mobile/Web apps in the face of a dearth of qualified professional developers. 05/12/2017

  • News

    Microsoft's New Azure Database Offerings Challenge (and Maybe Surpass) AWS Cloud

    In its database offerings, the Microsoft Azure cloud is starting to look a lot more like the Amazon Web Services cloud. 05/11/2017

  • Diving into DevOps

    Scrum + DevOps = ScrumOps

    "It's a total misconception that it has to be either Scrum or DevOps," Scrum.org CEO tells John. "And there's a tension between the two that is wholly misplaced." 05/11/2017

  • News

    Is 'Visual Studio for Mac' Really Visual Studio?

    After Microsoft today announced the general availability of Visual Studio for Mac, many developers on forum sites questioned if it's really the same IDE that Windows users have known and loved for years, or a refactored, rebadged and rebranded version of Xamarin Studio -- and no less than Xamarin chief Miguel de Icaza himself weighed in with some answers. 05/10/2017

  • News

    Ionic Partners with AWS for Mobile Back-End Starter Project on GitHub

    To help Ionic developers navigate the intricacies of cloud-hosted services to support such apps with back-end functionality -- such as storage, databases, security, user management and more -- Ionic teamed up with Amazon Web Services on a starter mobile app they hosted on GitHub. 05/10/2017

  • News

    'No' Vote on Jigsaw Doesn't Mean It Won't Be in Java 9

    The final vote count was 10 for, 13 against, but the decision of the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process to reject JSR 376 doesn't mean we won't be seeing the long awaited, much delayed modularization of Java in the next release. 05/10/2017

  • News

    Eclipse IoT Group Unveils New Kura, Kapua and Open Testbeds

    The Eclipse Foundation's Internet of Things Working Group released a new version of its Kura IoT framework last week, announced the first milestone release of its Kapua platform and announced the creation of a new initiative to drive the adoption of IoT open source and open standards. 05/10/2017

  • News

    New Zing JVM Adds Falcon JIT Compiler

    Java runtime solutions provider Azul Systems has just released Zing 17.03, the latest version of its Java Virtual Machine, with full support for its Falcon just-in-time compiler. 05/10/2017

  • News

    AI Is So Hot, Even Freelancers Are in Demand

    Artificial intelligence is such a hot topic in software development that companies are even seeking freelancers to help out, making it the No 1. sought-after tech skill in Upwork's latest quarterly report. 05/09/2017

  • News

    MapD Open Sources GPU-Powered Database

    Company also announces a free Community Edition of its software for Big Data analytics and visualization. 05/08/2017

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