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Scala, the functional and object-oriented language that started out on the Java Virtual Machine, is being used along with JavaScript in a new version of the Udash web framework.The open source Udash, from device management provider AVSystem, compile...
Investigation of Microsoft's compiler changes show that much of the time, they won't fix Spectre.
The Eclipse Foundation is running an online contest to rename enterprise Java, with participants able to choose from two names: Enterprise Profile and Jakarta EE.You can vote via a Google Forms page.

A Google account is required to participate. Voting closes on February 23, 2018.[ The new Java versions are here! Learn everything you need to know about whatrsquo;s new in Java SE 9 and whatrsquo;s new in Java EE 8. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorldrsquo;s App Dev Report newsletter. ]The chosen name also will be used for compatible, independent implementations.

Enterprise Java has long been called Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) but is being renamed as part of Eclipse taking over the project.

The renaming is necessary because Java EE remains a registered trademark of Oracle.To read this article in full, please click here
Through a partnership with IT trainer Pluralsight, developers can add skills-assessment scores to their Stack Overflow profiles.By taking an online test on specific technology topics across 63 categories—such as the Angular framework, Java, and Pyth...
Having endorsed Kotlin as a language for Android development last year, Google is now previewing beta extensions to improve the Kotlin development experience.Called Android KTX, the extensions are designed to make writing Kotlin code more concise an...
Oracle has extended public updates for Java Development Kit (JDK) 8 until at least January 2019.

These had been slated to end in September 2018.With this extension, there will be additional quarterly updates in October 2018 and January 2019 for Version 8 of the JDK, which is based on Java Standard Edition 8.

They will be free for use on general-purpose computers.[ The new Java versions are here! Learn everything you need to know about whatrsquo;s new in Java SE 9 and whatrsquo;s new in Java EE 8. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorldrsquo;s App Dev Report newsletter. ]Oracle also noted other support deadlines for Java:To read this article in full, please click here
When it comes to which programming languages are in demand by employers, JavaScript, Java, Python, C++, and C—in that order—came out on top in a recent developer survey.

Developers, however, want to learn languages like Python, Go, and Kotlin.A surv...
The Eclipse Foundation is preparing the next round of technologies to be added to enterprise Java, which it now runs. (Last year, the foundation was charged with developing Java EE (Enterprise Edition), in the wake of Oracle’s abdication of its stew...
Ruslan Synytsky is CEO and co-founder of Jelastic. Hardware virtualization was a great step forward in application hosting compared to the days of bare metal. Hypervisors allowed us to isolate multiple applications within one hardware platform, fre...
At the beginning of October 2017, we discovered new Android spyware with several features previously unseen in the wild.
In the course of further research, we found a number of related samples that point to a long-term development process. We believe the initial versions of this malware were created at least three years ago.
Exploit published in December makes cracking unpatched Oracle servers easy.
The once-declining C language has completed a comeback in the monthly Tiobe Index of language popularity, winning the 2017 Programming Language of the Year designation from Tiobe as the biggest gainer in share.Although the language only grew 1.69 pe...