Software development toolmaker JetBrains, maker of the code-centric Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA, and creator of Kotlin, has announced the beta of its Compose Multiplatform declarative UI framework.
Announcement are rolling out of this year's Google I/O virtual event about a range of tools and solutions, about which every Android developer should know.
At the annual Google I/O conference, virtual again this year, Google announced the beta release of Android Studio IDE 'Arctic Fox' with a new integration with Google's native UI toolkit, Jetpack Compose.
The decade-long battle between Google and Oracle over software copyright and fair use came to an end last week with the Supreme Court finding for Google. Two industry experts comment on the legal and ethical issues in the case and the potential consequences of the decision.
SCOTUS rules that Google did not commit copyright infringement when it used 37 Java APIs in its Android OS without Oracle's permission.
The team behind Google's Flutter cross-platform UI toolkit for building natively compiled applications for mobile, web, and the desktop from a single codebase announced the alpha release of Flutter for Windows.
Cloud giant Amazon Web Services extended its Amplify family of cloud tools/services for developing mobile apps with new iOS- and Android-specific libraries.
It's now available for download, just a week ahead of the release of Java 14 on March 17.
Google announced an early developer-only preview of Android 11, inviting coders to put the next edition of its flagship mobile OS through its paces on Pixel 2, 3, 3a, or 4 devices.
"Google has a problem," Oracle stated in its filing. "It committed an egregious act of plagiarism and now needs to rewrite copyright law to justify it. It cannot."
The latest release of Javalin, the lightweight Web framework for Kotlin and Java, is a minor, mostly bug-fix release, but the steady evolution and growing popularity of this open-source project are a kind of validation of this type minimalist framework.