Editor’s Pick Wolfram gave me a glimpse under the hood in an hour-long conversation. And I have to say, what I saw was amazing.
The debate actually precedes the first app store to hit volume.
Today, platform-as-a-service company Engine Yard announced support for Java and added Oracle to its lineup of partners.
Java programmers can tap the power of graphics chips to get more performance.
Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
It figures that a music distribution company for modern Africa would skip old-school architecture and go straight to mobile.
“We want Twitter to be the best place in the world for engineers to work,” Twitter SVP for Engineering Chris Fry posted today.
“I think what they did was absolutely evil,” Ellison said, putting the blame squarely on Page’s shoulders. “I don’t see how he thinks you can just copy someone else’s stuff.”
Starting this fall, Oracle will release quarterly security patches. It will also respond more quickly to security issues and will do better at ensuring vulnerabilities don’t make it into the codebase in the first place.
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Java is getting a security update today to fix a number of bugs that can be used in drive-by attacks.
What do you get when you take two companies making Java tools and put ‘em together? Hella fast Java developers, that’s what.
Oracle has issued an emergency patch for its Java software after a string of high-profile hacking incidents at companies including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft.
Microsoft is the latest company targeted by a sophisticated Java-based cyberattack that focuses on mobile app developers — particularly those using Macs.
Facebook was hacked last month, though it promises no user data was compromised.
The smart, social, mobile, and above all digital world we’re building is the new industrial revolution, and the bricklayers and grease monkeys of this era are Ruby developers and database administrators.
Only one day after Oracle fixed a highly-publicized hole in Java, a new zero-day attack surfaced on online hacker forums. The zero-day owner says the exploit will be released to the highest bidder.
The Department of Homeland Security says, despite Oracle’s recent Java patch, that you should keep Java disabled to “mitigate other Java vulnerabilities that may be discovered in the future.”
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security believes you shouldn’t be using Java until an update has been issued to fix a dangerous hole.
If you’re a software engineer skilled in agile development, be very, very happy. You’re in high demand, with 4.59 job postings for each and every agile developer who is looking for a job.
Imagine designing and creating a native mobile app for iPhone or Android that connects to web services in about 10 minutes. Oh, and you’re creating the web services at exactly the same time
Editor’s Pick The rumors were true. Five million PHP developers will now be able to design and build mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.
When Twitter bought mobile A/B testing creator Clutch.io just two months ago, the team behind Clutch promised to open source the components behind both their A/B testing tool, and the company’s mobile development framework.
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Stop laughing, you cynical, 20-something Rubyist. Heroku’s got a plan. A big, lucrative plan.
Oracle patched the hole in Java 7 that allows hackers to secretly download malware to your computer today, in an uncharacteristic update to its software. But it seems the company knew about the issue far longer than the rest of us.
Oracle v. Google re: Java found a way to get interesting again. A couple of months after Oracle’s billion-dollar fishing expedition went bust when Google’s Android was found not to infringe on Java patents, the judge has asked both parties which bloggers they paid.
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At the Park School just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, 8th grader Chance Williams was having a lot of trouble in Spanish.
The judge in the ongoing Google/Oracle lawsuit over Android and its use of Java has issued a stay. That means the trial will be delayed, and no new date has yet been set.
James Gosling, the creator of the Java programming language, has joined Liquid Robotics, a maker of robot vehicles that explore the bottom of the ocean, as its chief software architect.
Cloud application platform Heroku has announced support for Java, one of the most popular programming languages in existence.
CloudBees, which offers a Java platform as a service (PaaS) for developers, has raised $10.5 million in a funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
In Oracle’s patent lawsuit against Google, the latter company has made a surprising concession: It might be willing to settle.