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Android Open Source Project has adopted Rust programming language for use in new Android OS development, citing memory safety advantages.
Longtime staple of development for Apple platforms slides out of the top 20 in Tiobe Index of programming language popularity.
In a move that could mean serious competition for Oracle in the Java space, Microsoft is previewing its own build of OpenJDK.
March 2021 update features an inline menu for editing conditions and hit counts for function breakpoints, giving users more control.
Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-2 decision that Google’s use of Java in Android represents fair use and does not infringe on Oracle copyrights.
Eclipse Open VSX will serve as a public and vendor-neutral registry of VS Code extensions that can be used with Eclipse Theia and other IDEs.
Microsoft and Google are partnering to promote web browser compatibility around a number of CSS features, with an effort called #Compat2021.
Production-ready release comes with a promise that no features will be changed or removed in any way that could stop existing code from compiling and working.
Async Foundations Working Group for Rust wants to make the language a leading choice for building distributed systems.
Two OpenJDK draft proposals would enhance the expressiveness of pattern matching and boost data queries, potentially previewing in Java 17.
Swift language proposal would add actors as a way to prevent data races and other common bugs in concurrent programming.
Developers can play with new capabilities in security, privacy, media transcoding, rich content insertion, audio, and more.
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