• Waratek Patch for Java and .NET Demo at RSA

    The annual RSA Conference gets under way next week in San Francisco, which means the Moscone Center will be packed with infosec mavens from "the frontlines of the cybersecurity landscape." (So cool.)

  • Lightbend Joins Eclipse Foundation to Support Jakarta EE

    Lightbend, the company behind the Scala language and developer of the Reactive Platform, has joined the Eclipse Foundation because, the company said, it is the new home of enterprise Java.

  • What Does Jakarta EE Mean for the Future of the Java EE Guardians?

    Now that Oracle has handed off the technology formerly known as Java Enterprise Edition to the Eclipse Foundation, and the resulting EE4J Project will be developing that technology rebranded as Jakarta EE, I can't help wondering what will become of the group of enterprise Java jocks that, arguably, made this transition happen.

  • IoT Security Spending Reaching $1.5 Billion This Year and Growing: Gartner

    Providing security for IoT devices is getting expensive and will become costlier, according to a Gartner report released in March. IoT security spending will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, up from $1.2 billion in 2017, a 28 percent increase.

  • Microsoft Opens Up Internal AI Training to Public

    Microsoft is mirroring its internal artificial intelligence training courses with a new offering to the public, letting developers earn a certificate to prove expertise in cutting-edge technologies like computer vision, natural language processing/translation and Python-based data science.

  • Google Loses Appeal, Could Owe Oracle Billions in Java API Copyright Case

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent the case back to a judge in San Francisco for a trial to decide how much the search engine giant will have to pay. Oracle originally sought $9 billion in damages.

  • Spring Boot 2.0 Released

    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.

  • Low-Code Zoho Tool Now Does Mobile

    Low-code tool vendor Zoho announced its new Creator 5 dev platform has added mobile app creation.

  • Cloudflare Offers No-Cost Mobile SDK for Data-Driven Development

    Cloudflare today said it's offering a free Mobile SDK to help Android and iOS developers visualize and understand their mobile app's network utilization.

  • Firebase Crashlytics Out of Beta, Replaces Firebase Crash Reporting

    Google's 2017 acquisition of Crashlytics has been fully realized with the general availability of Firebase Crashlytics, the new default mobile app crash reporter for the company's Mobile-Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) development platform.

  • Java 10 Released, First in the New Faster Cadence

    This release, which comes barely six months after the release of Java SE 9 and includes 12 new enhancements, is the first in the new rapid release cadence Oracle announced late last year.

  • Apple, IBM Boost Enterprise App Partnership with AI

    Apple and IBM added artificial intelligence capabilities to their longstanding partnership for the development of iOS mobile apps for the enterprise.

  • Empowering Citizen Data Scientists to Solve the AI Skills Shortage

    A skills shortage is hampering the advance of artificial intelligence, according to industry research, and AI technology that empowers a rise of "citizen data scientists" may be the answer.

  • IBM Provides Deep Learning as a Service

    The latest effort to make artificial intelligence programming more accessible to developers in the face of an industry-wide skills shortage comes from IBM, which today announced Deep Learning as a Service.

  • AWS Puts Documentation on GitHub, Solicits Pull Requests

    As part of an ongoing effort to open source developer guides and other documentation, Amazon Web Services has just published many more repositories on GitHub, inviting community developers to contribute with edits, bug fixes and other improvements.

  • Purdy on Java EE Becoming Jakarta

    John reaches out to Cameron Purdy, currently the CEO and founder of stealth mode startup xqiz.it and former vice president of development at Oracle, to get his reaction to the rebranding of Java Enterprise Edition to Jakarta EE.

  • Jakarta: The Community Reacts to a New Brand with an Old Pedigree

    Under the aegis of the Eclipse Foundation, the technology formerly known as Java Enterprise Edition (and Project EE4J) is Jakarta EE. Given the community's reaction -- positive but with lingering disappointments -- this one is probably going to stick.

  • Oracle Plans to Decouple JavaFX from the JDK

    Oracle says it will separate JavaFX from the core JDK distribution beginning with JDK 11, stating that making the technology available as a separate module will make it easier to adopt and will "clear the way for new contributors to engage in the open source OpenJFX community."

  • Developer Report Compares Agile vs. DevOps

    One interesting aspect of the new survey-based developer report from GitLab Inc. -- a company based on the open source GitLab project -- is a comparison of two popular development approaches: Agile and DevOps.

  • Enterprises Can't Get Enough AI Talent

    Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest areas in software development right now and employers just can't get enough AI skills, confirms a new report on enterprise hiring trends.

  • Apache NetBeans (Incubating) 9.0 Beta Released

    The Apache Software Foundation announced the beta release of the still incubating version of Apache NetBeans 9.0.

  • Zing Java Runtime Added to JBoss Data Grid

    Azul Systems and Red Hat today announced that the Zing runtime for Java will be available as a free upgrade with JBoss Data Grid subscriptions

  • AWS Named Most 'Developer Friendly' Platform in Accenture Survey

    Accenture is out with a new developer ecosystem study investigating what's important to developers and how they access resources, finding -- among many other things -- that Amazon Web Services ranks highly when it comes to friendliness.

  • Oracle Extends Public Updates for Java SE 8

    Oracle has updated its Java SE Support Roadmap to include, among other things, extended support for Java SE 8, with updates available until at least January 2019.

  • Still Time to Vote on New Eclipse Java EE Name

    The rebranding of enterprise Java continues, with "Jakarta" and "Enterprise Profile" emerging as the final two options offered by the Eclipse Foundation to the community in the second phase of the process, and the Foundation is accepting votes until Feb. 23.


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