Progress Software released the latest version of its Corticon BRMS. Dubbed the "Corticon Rules Without Limits System," version 5.5 supports the development of business rules for deployment on both Java and Microsoft .NET Framework platforms.
Oracle has pushed the target release date of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 to the first half of 2017. Updates of the target dates for the Java Specification Requests "under the Java EE umbrella" reflecting this change are forthcoming, the company said.
Reports on the death of mobile Web development at the expense of native and hybrid approaches are greatly exaggerated.
John talks to Patrick Curran, a former Sun Microsystems exec who has served as the chairman of the Java Community Process since 2007, discussing why the programming language thrived and its upcoming challenges.
The Java guru goes back in time with Kim Polese, who helped shape -- and name -- the nearly ubiquitous programming language at Sun Microsystems 20 years ago.
Enormously popular in the Oracle community, this upgrade of the rapid Web dev tool is a long time coming because it had a bigger objective, and the project leader says "we wanted to get it right."
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