Stories by Paul Krill
Java processing would be segmented via OpenJDK into work for graphics processor and work for CPU
Developers now have until next February to migrate to the Java 7 upgrade
WSO2's API Manager tool also features an API store and governance capabilities
The browser-based technology is intended for Microsoft's Cloud App Model, which combines Web technologies and cloud services within Office and SharePoint
Tiobe's language usage index now has the Objective-C language used for building iPad and iPhone apps taking third place, knocking C++ to fourth
A multi-party group is taking over the browser apps dev technology in hopes that it will blossom as Eclipse did after IBM relinquished control of the open source tools project
The service enables native developers to build cloud-connected back ends without having to write server code
As company preps Windows OS to run on ARM hardware, it assures developers that their x86/64 experience will translate
The Team Foundation Service, which had been invitation-only, is now open to anyone, but it still is in preview mode
Previously, these packages were limited to Metro, Azure, Windows Phone, and the Web, but developer pressure has led to Microsoft offering a desktop version
Microsoft is making changes to the user interface for the planned Visual Studio 11 IDE, which impact coloring, icon usability, and application of the Metro look and feel.
Oracle on Thursday is releasing updates to the standard edition of Java and the JavaFX rich client application platform, including the first delivery of the Java Development Kit and JavaFX Software Development Kit for Mac OS X. The latest enhancements for Java garbage collection and the Java Virtual Machine are featured as well.
Microsoft is spinning out a wholly owned subsidiary to bridge the gap between proprietary Microsoft technologies and non-Microsoft technologies in mixed IT environments by engaging with open source and standards communities.