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The program provides tools for using the GitHub API.
The Wolfram language is said to be the largest programming language ever.
Dr. Dobb's is handing out its annual Jolt Awards.
Marissa Mayer wants to help mobile development firms make money.
Apple shows off CarPlay at the Geneva Auto Show.
A majority of developers with 20 or fewer apps make less than $1000 per month.
Less than 2 percent of users spend any money on free apps.
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EU leaders are meeting with mobile development companies to discuss problems with the "freemium" model.
Mobile development firms can start making apps for the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit.
Google Compute Engine does well on Java benchmarks.
The toolset will support both Windows and Android.
Japan, South Korea and Australia are the most lucrative.
More malicious apps are making their way onto Google Play.
Mobile development and big data skills are on the list.
Scala's creator says similarity between the languages is good for Scala.
The class is available through Code School.
The annual developer conference will feature a new registration process.
A software engineering expert examines whether data supports popular maxims.
The company has an app store, but no way to monetize apps.
The popular programming question-and-answer website is back online.
A growing number of developers create apps for both iOS and Android.
The new OS doesn't seem to be selling as fast as Windows 7.
The new technology can tell how people are feeling by looking at them.
Xamarin University uses a just-in-time training model.
People are spending more time with their phones and less time with TV.
Java is first on the list.
Why would a developer pull an app that was making him rich?
iOS and Android still dominate the mobile development industry.
Less than 2 percent of Android devices run KitKat.
Mobile developers might be able to build apps with better contextual awareness.
The fledgling schools could face fines or closure if they fail to register with authorities.
Android and in-app purchases are big money-makers in Asia.
Now anyone can create apps for Chromecast.
A new App Annie report takes a look back at last year's mobile development trends.
These trends look likely to continue.
A new report says it's too early to count paid apps out.
Android users are more likely to write reviews, and they post better reviews.
The toolchain is based on Apache Cordova.
The Application Developers Alliance is speaking out against the spy agency's practice of harvesting data from apps.
Dr. Dobb's has announced the winners of its annual Jolt Awards.
Microsoft has relaxed some requirements and given developers more control over app releases.
Unemployment continues to fall for tech workers.
Seven out of ten smartphones sold during the quarter ran Android.
Java is number two.
Users will soon be able to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar.
The Eclipse Foundation says the IoT should be based on open standards.
An after-school program is making headway on interesting girls and minorities in programming.
Dart 1.1 is said to be 25 percent faster than the original.
More than 40 percent of the smartphones in this country are iPhones.
The Microsoft event will take place in April.
The company is making it easier for developers to find information related to its cloud computing services.
The tool could help mobile development firms keep the customers that are the most valuable.
Ninety percent of paid mobile apps make less than $1,250 per day.
The update adds support for turn-based multi-player games and improves battery life.
The event will take place in June in Dearborn, Michigan.
The company is making it easier for mobile development firms to submit apps for the Amazon Appstore.
These apps give "mobile development" a whole new meaning.
Developers will get more insight into where visitors are coming from.
Cars, smartwatches, toy robots and more.
Mobile development firms have earned $15 billion from Apple's store.
Will developer adoption make the digital currency a hit?
The Open Auto Alliance will bring Google's mobile operating system to General Motors, Audi, Honda and Hyundai vehicles.
The company points to Timely, Circa, Etsy and others as makers of outstanding Android apps.
C remains the most popular language on the Tiobe Index.
DevOps isn't just for enterprises any more.
Downloads rose 91 percent on December 25.
KnowMyApp.org will offer valuable information for consumers and the mobile development industry.
The Android app store is gaining market share at Apple's expense.
Android and iOS both made headlines, as did BlackBerry, but for very different reasons.
Schools, stores, hospitals and cities could all be getting smarter.
The new Web technology doesn't seem to be living up to the initial hype.
Mobile development, cloud computing and Web coding skills were all in the top five.
The industry group helps protect open source software development.
The past year has seen a surge in people signing up for learn-to-code initiatives.
Developers won't be able to sell paid apps for the smartwatch though.
The U.S. is now the mobile development industry's number two market.
Candy Crush and Minecraft were the big winners.
Windows device activations are rising sharply but are still a small group.
The mobile development platform has a new open source physics library and a Unity plug-in.
The developer event seems likely to return to San Francisco.
Users no longer need to have a Google+ account.
Just under half of those apps are optimized for the iPad.
C remains number one on the Tiobe Index.
Tech companies are promoting the Hour of Code.
The Rails founder doesn't appear to be worried about the trend.
The computer scientist would have been 107 today.
The code training school recently raised $2 million in venture capital.
Buy a tablet or PC, get $25 to spend on apps.
The tool will help web developers meet the needs of mobile site visitors.
The tool helps mobile development teams create HTML 5 apps that perform like native apps.
A growing number of mobile development firms are increasing engagement with prizes like hotel stays and gift cards.
The tool will be incorporated into Mashery.
Microsoft's operating systems will soon share even more in common.
It's now easier to find apps with long or difficult to spell names.
Bitcoin and Litecoin need help figuring out why data is disappearing for some Mac users.
More than twice as many mobile development firms have apps with more than 1 million users.
The final version of the gesture and voice recognition system will ship next summer.
However, the majority of mobile development firms primarily write apps for Android and iOS.
The move may inspire more mobile development firms to build Android tablet apps.
The mobile development platform is adding 500 new apps every day.
If your GitHub password was weak, you'll need to pick a new one.
The company also showed off several new Glass apps.
A sizable number of apps in Google Play are designed to snoop on users.
Amazon's Appstore received the lowest score.
The new programming language has been deemed "production-ready."
"Project N" compiles .NET code directly to native code.
The cloud computing service will allow low-powered mobile devices to run intensive applications.
The young programmers avoided many of the problems that plague HealthCare.gov.
More tech firms are signing up to support the alternative to Android.
The service makes it easier for mobile development firms to market their apps internationally.
The jury is still out on Google Glass, smartwatches and other wearable devices.
The Geeklist Corps of Developers is looking for IT workers to help in the Philippines.
The update means mobile development firms have some new tools to learn and new features to exploit.
The executive called the mobile platform the "most disruptive operating system that we've seen in a few decades."
The company also lowered registration costs.
The site will aggregate APIs released with a Creative Commons license.
The company says its cloud computing services can help mobile games scale to meet demand.
Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to take on their rival.
However, Android 2.3 Gingerbread still has a large number of users.
The Nexus 5 will be the first smartphone to feature the updated operating system.
For now the smartwatch platform has an invitation-only policy.
The free app model makes good financial sense for developers.
The smartphone maker announced the tools at its first ever developers conference.
The new machine gets Captcha tests right 90 percent of the time.
The big prize will go to the mobile development team that builds the best app using Salesforce technology.
The official website for the programming language has been serving up malicious code.
A controversial decision may prompt some coders to reconsider the wording on their websites.
The app monitors downloads, purchases, revenue and more.
Startup will allow mobile development firms to test their apps on a wide range of physical hardware via the Web.
The problems with the government health insurance marketplace seem to be caused in part by coding mistakes and a lack of testing.
Industry observers love to predict Java's demise, but the 19-year-old language isn't dead yet.
The number one on the list will surprise you.
The young programming language has scored a major win.
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The updated operating system will likely become available in the next week or two.
The two will appear in free lessons available through Code.org.
The company is building a front-end framework to solve the performance problems with HTML 5.
Groovy breaks into the top 20 for the first time.
The programs link high school and college students with open source projects.
The company is extending its bug bounty program to applications it doesn't own.
The founder of Ruby says the main version of the language doesn't need much improvement.
If you want support, you can earn it by taking quizzes and taking part in contests.
The cloud development platform also has a new Mobile Backend Starter for iOS.
Mobile development firms could avoid some costly mistakes by following this advice.
Mobile development firms can more easily track Google Play traffic.
Microsoft may be willing to waive its licensing fees.
The startup currently houses about 1,000 pieces of code.
Is Android's fragmentation problem improving?
The programming technique offers benefits for multicore systems and Web development.
He's married, 36, and has a couple of kids.
Forty percent of developers surveyed made nothing from their last app.
The company is testing a program that puts its ads on third-party apps and websites.
BrowserSwarm is available under an open source license.
The Python IDE from JetBrains now comes in professional and community editions.
The open source vendor is pre-configuring the OpenShift platform for various purposes.
Smartphone owners use their devices to access data much more often than for talking.
Apple apparently froze its App Store Rankings for eight hours on Friday.
The company will hold a hackathon and conference November 1–3.
Some mobile development firms that make apps for children say they are seeing increased downloads.
Mobile development firms with apps built for iOS 7 are getting lots of business.
Many developers will be beefing up their aps to take advantage of the new rules.
For the first time ever, you can buy a LinuxCon T-shirt in women's sizes.
The unannounced new feature could be good for consumers but bad for developers.
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Many mobile development firms have updated their apps ahead of this week's release of iOS 7.
The open source project is aimed at teaching kids to create their own websites.
Transact-SQL, Cobol and R made big gains in this month's popularity ratings.
Transitioning from the desktop to mobile platforms poses challenges for programmers.
The mobile operating system update is coming September 18.
The biggest new feature is improved support for multiple processors.
The company is organizing DevFests and the Google Cloud Platform Developer Challenge.
TechCrunch apologized for allowing two inappropriate presentations at their development event.
His message: Facebook loves third-party developers.
There just aren't enough Java developers to fill all the available jobs.
The Borland tool was one of the first true IDEs.
A new version of Google's operating system is on the way.
Android still has the majority of the American mobile operating system market.
The event will take place November 20-21 in California.
Google's mobile OS will also increase its market share.
Users are spending more time than they used to with non-U.S. apps.
RP is one of the most important new trends in Web development.
The company wants to hold the mobile development industry to a "high standard of app behavior."
End users could soon be buying physical goods through mobile apps.
Java developers could soon find it easier to tap into the parallel processing power of GPUs.
The coming crop of swartwatches will give the mobile development industry a new venue for apps.
The company's first-ever U.S. developer's conference will cost just $299.
End users will have more control over what shows up in their newsfeeds.
Now Web developers can easily work from their iPhones and iPads.
If apps do have privacy policies, the policies are long and hard to read.
Most of that $75 billion will come from in-app purchases.
Nearly a third of top iPad apps aren't available in Google Play.
Google's new Gumbo tops the list.
The organization will pay for three people to attend the upcoming Linux Kernel Summit.
Software developers in general—and mobile developers in particular—are among the most sought-after hires.
Google announces the open source release of the Gumbo HTML parser, a C implementation of the HTML5 parsing algorithm.
The RTM update will arrive just one week shy of the one year anniversary Windows 8.
Oracle has streamlined the user interface for its MySQL Workbench.
BlackBerry has set up a special committee to explore possibilities for sale or strategic partnerships.
VMware has developed a new partner strategy to bring hybrid cloud computing to the enterprise.
"Free" apps often come with hidden security costs.
The free beta tool is designed to spur the development of Windows Phone apps.
The company has also published some mobile development tools to aid in the submission process.
The browsers have updated their capabilities for developers.
The company's development site has been down for two weeks following an attack.
The responsive site development service is now available for anyone to try.
Android device owners are now as loyal to apps as iOS owners are.
The service includes screen sharing and text/video chat.
Will the giveaways bring more traffic?
A growing number of individuals are applying agile software development methodologies to their work.
However, mobile developers still make more off Apple's platform.
VMware Workstation takes a top prize.
The HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) is said to be nine times faster than running PHP natively.
The state law has been called the most far-reaching of its kind.
If you're just starting out as a developer, these tips will head you in the right direction.
The new privacy recommendations are getting plenty of criticism.
Only two sections of the company's development site are currently working.
The latest release includes OpenGL ES 3.0, DRM APIs, notification access and more.
Mobile developers can't afford to ignore the Chinese market.
The free IDE is based on IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition.
Pricing will be disclosed later this summer.
Android is dominating developer mindshare.
Google is activating 1.5 million Android devices every day.
The mobile development industry is launching fewer paid apps.
Omek makes middleware that allows developers to add gesture control to apps.
A pair of young students hope to encourage more women to choose computer science as a career.
But there's still work to be done.
It's a good time to be a mobile development startup.
The trend is for companies to hire more "citizen developers."
The company wants developers to "Make the Future Java."
This is your chance to weigh in on Android coding, design, product management and Google Play.
The cloud computing provider wants to be the hard drive of the post PC era.
The total number of developers in the world is set to rise 45 percent over the next six years.
However, developers aren't too happy with their ad networks.
The technology has yet to catch on with end users.
Good smartphone and tablet apps don't always translate into good Glass apps.
A number of app are available for free to celebrate the anniversary.
These practices can help you avoid costly vulnerabilities.
Google released a new SDK and Editor for the programming language.
Mobile shows no signs of slowing.
The company hopes to turn its search engine into a development platform.
The release adds Turbolinks, key-based cache expiration and more.
Paid apps need only 950 downloads per day.
Will Microsoft's strategy of blurring the lines between mobile and desktop help?
The executive touted new hardware and Windows 8.1.
The new release enables Web apps with faster graphics, video calling and data sharing.
The company plans to ship its first motion control device on July 22.
Should you be required to know how to program in order to graduate?
The Windows Phone Store now has 145,000 apps.
It helps to be a consultant or to work in the finance industry.
They spend surprisingly little time with mobile games.
The update adds HTML5 capabilities.
The research team describes it as "the operating system of the future."
The 18-year-old programming language is far from dead.
Just another sign of fierce competition for development talent.
But they aren't giving up.
Patent-holding firms have threatened and sued numerous tech firms, including many developers.
But iOS users still download more apps per device.
Battle Hack participants could win $100,000.
One blogger cautions that the startup culture may not meet young coders' expectations.
The tool will give mobile development firms an idea what their competitors are earning.
The tool will allow app users to login using their Amazon, Google or Facebook passwords.
However, Apple's App Store still has the revenue lead by a wide margin.
The new cloud-based service automates beta testing.
Your best chance for making money from Android apps is to get onto one of the top lists.
In addition, high-end Kindle Fire tablets will now be sold in 170 countries.
He released the software under an open source license.
The company is trying to convince the mobile development industry that there's money to be made from Android.
Competition to hire the best developers remains fierce.
The smartphone maker plans to give away $800,000 in prizes.
At the I/O conference, Google announced a number of changes to its mobile development platform.
Improvements may soon make it easier to run apps on the many different Android devices running different versions of the OS.
If you want to make money on Android apps, use in-app purchases and optimize for tablets.
An Ohio man is the lucky winner of the $10,000 prize.
Google shows off service improvements and a number of new tools for developers.
The mobile development industry is expecting more Android-related announcements during the ongoing I/O event.
Lodsys has filed five new lawsuits.
Kindle Fire owners now haven 'tens of millions' of dollars to spend on Android apps.
Crocodoc offers a cloud computing service that turns business documents into HTML5.
The developers who created the course want to show elementary teachers how easy it is to teach programming.
But the world's largest software developer believes SaaS is the wave of the future.
It's the first time the cloud storage service has held this sort of developer event.
Does the company plan to release the Kindle Fire in the Chinese market?
Web developers who use the Adobe tools will have to purchase a Creative Cloud subscription.
As usual, the company is planning a big giveaway for the lucky customer who helps it pass the milestone.
It just got a little easier to sell Android apps for Barnes & Noble's mobile devices.
First, don't panic.
Ads on the social network are having a big effect on the mobile development industry.
Yes, even router manufacturers are getting into the app game.
The development conference will feature just one keynote address.
Google is hoping to encourage more developers to write apps for Glass.
Parse makes cross-platform mobile development tools.
The company is pushing mobile development firms to create more tablet apps.
The startup provides an alternative to Google's Code Search tool.
Users have downloaded apps from the App Store 45 billion times.
The Keon and Peak sold out almost as soon as they went on sale.
Development for Windows Phone and Windows could soon be more closely aligned.
Security concerns and slow Project Lambda progress are pushing the release back.
The social network claims it is now a "mobile first" development platform.
Mobile development firms can begin submitting localized apps.
The video streaming service will soon abandon Silverlight.
The biggest surprise is that Google's hasn't provided a way for developers to monetize their apps.
The company is beginning to promote its mobile OS.
Nearly 80 percent of programmers belong to at least one company's developer program.
10X Management helps freelance coders get better gigs.
Apple also rolled out a Chinese Support Communities forum.
The new venture capital group is a collaboration among Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Java and C are nearly tied for the top spot on the programming language popularity index.
Experts say the language could use better parallelism and struct-like features.
Other apps may face the same fate as AppGratis.
The Android app store has a new design and a streamlined checkout process.
Apple's cloud computing APIs don't "just work."
Facebook says the new service will improve app discovery. Developers aren't so sure.
The open source project will be part of Chromium.
The language is called Rust, and the browser engine is called Servo.
The move is aimed at helping parents police their children's app use.
Part of the sudden increase is due to a change in the way Google counts users.
The company is also updating modern.IE.
The chip maker wants to help developers "take applications in new directions."
The analytics firms said developers should concentrate on apps for medium-sized smartphones and full-sized tablets.
In the U.S., 76 percent of iPhone revenue comes from in-app purchases.
The annual development conference will be held at the Moscone Center.
The firm isn't giving away many details about what will happen.
Mobile developer strikes it rich when Yahoo buys his app.
Attendees will get free smartphones.
A joke about a dongle—and the reaction—causes two people to lose their jobs.
Analysts are not impressed with Microsoft's plan to pay $100 per app.
The social network has blocked quite a few apps since the beginning of the year.
The Moscone Center, the usual venue for the developer's conference, is booked the rest of the month.
The company still hasn't announced when it will release an update to its mobile OS.
The company thinks developers will move towards HTML5 as a way to create cross-platform apps.
The company's Dexter tool aims to make security analysis easier.
The company wants to encourage developers to build apps for its wearable computer.
The social network is moving away from games and courting a new type of developer.
Now outside developers can more easily contribute to the open source PaaS.
Apple asks a judge to dismiss a case that accuses it of anti-competitive behavior.
Only a few kinds of apps can get away with charging iOS's highest price.
Less than 5 percent of the top 250 mobile app developers are newcomers.
These colleges and universities have excellent computer science programs.
The research firm says Android will dominate smartphone downloads, but not tablet downloads.
Simple Queue Service (SQS) and Simple Notification Service (SNS) are getting cheaper.
82 percent said they couldn't go without apps for a single day.
12,000 developers have been working on apps for the gesture control device.
A new five-minute video encourages everyone to learn to code.
New tools allow devs to use Google+ authentication for their Web and mobile apps.
Mozilla's mobile operating system offers an alternative to Android and iOS.
AppMobi will focus on its cloud computing tools.
If you're looking to do development tasks on your iPad or iPhone--there's an app for that.
By the end of February, there will be more smartphones and tablets in China than in the U.S.
Google has held two "Glass Foundries" and plans to hold one more.
Canonical plans to publish tools for running Ubuntu on smartphones on Feb 21.
Programmers say Photoshop 1.0 is like an object lesson in how to write elegant code.
In-app video could represent an opportunity for the mobile development industry.
An Australian developer says Google provides him the name, suburb and email address for everyone who buys his app.
The tool can help mobile development firms diagnose app bugs.
The relatives of Joannes Jozef Everardus Van Der Meer are suing Facebook for patent infringement.
Android's success has been good for the programming language.
The new charts could prompt the mobile development industry to pay more attention to energy and data consumption.
The change could result in more usage of apps written for Google's cloud computing platform.
What happens when you teach kids to code? They try to steal virtual currency.
Over time, the developers' cut will eventually drop to 70%, as in other app stores.
The company says the new tool will make life easier for mobile development firms.
The new app will feature video tutorials, news and other Facebook development resources.
Amazon Coins will launch in May.
The company hints that it's adding new payment methods.
A Star Trek app is the first to advertise the new App Store feature.
But the App Store still brings in more than three times as much revenue.
Price increases don't have as much impact on sales.
The purchase looks like an "acquihire."
A report says that developers who target multiple platforms earn the most.
Many users were inadvertently publishing their private encryption keys.
NASA, the Census Bureau and the Department of Labor have issued coding challenges.
Many have been burned by bad experiences with past managers.
The firm added 19,000 more BB10 apps last weekend.
Enterprise application development teams are coming to realize that mobile development is vastly different than creating desktop apps.
A rise in mobile development is fueling the popularity of certain programming languages, including Objective-C.
The open source tool helps route bug reports to the appropriate developer.
The industry group just passed its first anniversary.
The invitation promises hands-on use of the device.
The tool enables development of voice-controlled Web apps.
RIM paid devs up to $2,000 and gave away prizes to those who ported their apps to its mobile platform.
Average salary is $94,381.
The new policy could help stop scammers—but does it go too far?
The state AG encourages mobile development firms to avoid collecting personally identifiable information.
Pirates are porting Android apps to RIM's app store without developer permission.
Is C the most popular—or is Java?
Every few years brings a new programming language and a new set of skills to the forefront.
Big data is in the top ten for the first time ever.
Mobile marketing costs had been dropping for several months.
Total apps for the platform doubled during the year.
December 25 also saw a huge surge in smartphone and tablet activations.
Many of the Expression tools for Web development will be integrated into Visual Studio.
Mobile development firms published 339,160 new iOS apps this year.
Leap Motion plans to release its device to consumers early next year.
Before HTML5 can become an official standard, it must go through a testing phase.
82 percent of devs said HTML5 is important.
The Pi Store currently has 23 titles.
A blogger demonstrates how to get in-app purchases for free, remove ads from apps and turn trial versions into full versions.
Xamarin.Mac starts at $399.
A majority of mobile development professionals say Apple makes their lives more difficult.
The company wants to provide an alternative to open source tools.
Microsoft wants to negotiate on App Store fees; Apple says no.
RIM has released the final update to the development tools for its new operating system.
The agency wants the mobile development industry to "do a better job."
The new release offers better performance and support for Java 8.
These are the events where you are most likely to meet other developers.
China is becoming increasingly important to the company's plans.
The Android app store now offers private app store hosting for enterprises.
More than half use open source operating systems like Linux.
When Apple launches new products, it's always good news for mobile developers.
Bloggers argue that piracy can eventually lead to better sales.
Developers who have already submitted apps for the new OS get dibs.
The change could help limit spam and unhelpful reviews on Google Play.
The IDE adds support for Kanban, Scrum, and agile application development.
Mobile devs must figure out a way to keep their users if they want to attract investment and remain viable.
You might not have heard of Pythonista or ScriptKit, but they're worth a look.
Jolla plans to release the mobile OS officially next year.
The service also brokers deals between developers who want to sell their apps and companies that want to buy them.
The four-hour sessions will take place in 30 different cities around the world.
Some say Project Orca was part of the reason for Romney's loss in the Presidential election.
It can be impossible to find a new iOS app unless you have a direct link.
Google's mobile operating system now commands 72 percent of the market.
The company continues to wrestle with platform fragmentation.
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An app that freezes or crashes won't last long.
Robert Half Technology says mobile developers will see a 9 percent average salary increase next year.
The CEO hints that in the future GitHub will offer products that aren't just for developers.
His Summly news app soared to number nine on Apple's list of most popular app.
A new crowdfunding site wants to be the Kickstarter for the software development industry.
The competition is open to teenagers age 13-17.
Microsoft continues working hard to entice developers to its mobile platform.
The Microsoft CEO reminds developers about the huge size of the Windows market.
Version 3.0 of the open source project also adds a number of other improvements.
The social network has made changes to its guidelines for third-party developers.
Chris Bennett talks about building the Developer.com Windows 8 App--including sharing the code!
The freemium model now completely dominates the mobile development industry.
Microsoft execs won't say how many third-party apps are available for the new OS.
An event in Ireland showcases strategies for creating successful apps.
At least two mobile development firms have used the workaround.
Job listings for developers are up 7 percent since last year.
The app store is included in the "Aurora" build of the Firefox browser.
The social network has a new Android SDK and a developer center.
The global event will take place in 60 different cities.
The social network wants to sell space in mobile users' newsfeeds to mobile developers.
The new programming language is moving out of the technology preview stage.
Some end users are running out of space on their iPhones and iPads.
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The tool offers more insight into app performance.
The tool can dramatically improve page load times and bandwidth usage.
The mobile development industry continues to struggle with the fragmentation issue.
Android devs can now let users try before they buy.
C remains number one on the Tiobe chart.
A trial with Apple is scheduled to begin in early 2013.
Google-owned Motorola recently purchased an AR vendor.
The new SDK also adds other features for developers.
iOS users like to leave positive reviews, but their written comments don't always match their star ratings.
It appears the company really does intend to support the webOS platform.
The new programming language is similar to Google's Dart.
Handsets running the new mobile operating system are coming later this fall.
Adapting apps for the larger screen is proving difficult for some mobile development firms.
Despite challenges from new OSes, Strategy Analytics believes Android will continue to dominate mobile.
The number of apps available has doubled since the store officially began accepting admissions.
The Android app store currently has 675,000 apps available.
Developers believe Facebook is vulnerable in the mobile market.
The company begs devs to be patient for just a little while longer.
The tools offer a dual focus on strong coding and strong design.
More than 2500 app developers coded for 18 hours.
The timing of the job postings suggests that Apple knew it needed help with its maps even before iOS 6 launched.
If you're serious about mobile development, experts say these tools are "must-trys."
Apple's new mobile operating system has some hits and misses.
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How you answer these questions could have major implications for your long-term earning potential.
No word on when the social network will hold its next development conference.
The online programming school is giving away subscriptions to college students.
UDID changes and Facebook integration should appeal to the mobile development industry.
The company says HTML5 could make mobile development more profitable.
The latest iPhone has a bigger screen and LTE connectivity.
The research firm predicts that 30 percent of apps will offer in-app purchases by 2016.
Atlassian launches Confluence 4.3 with features designed to improve time management.
Unless you've already published a Windows Phone app, you'll have to until Windows Phone 8 launches to access the SDK.
The app store features a clean, simple design.
The new app discovery service has raised $500,000.
The mobile development platform has two flavors: desktop and OpenEmbedded.
The struggling smartphone maker is confident that the mobile development industry will embrace BlackBerry 10.
High rates of fraud and accidental click-through could explain why the mobile development industry continues to struggle to attract advertisers.
The company hopes to highlight apps that will particularly useful for enterprises.
The changes should make it easier for developers to make money off Google Maps.
The company may launch a new tablet next week.
The acquisition should help bolster AppFog's Node.js capabilities.
Easy-to-learn programming languages like Lua, Alice and Scratch help interest students in coding.
VZBV says the new Facebook feature violates German law.
A European academic argues that developers are liable for damages caused by buggy code.
The programming school aims to help close the gender gap in development jobs.
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For the first time ever, the FBI has seized three domains because of alleged mobile app copyright infringement.
MSDN and TechNet subscribers can now download the new OS, as well as Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5.
Developers are unhappy about the new rules.
The new release makes Java available for devices with ARM processors.
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The constant changes to the platform can result in major problems for developers.
Developers with these skills can expect higher-than-average pay.
The open source tool can help Web app developers find bugs and improve performance.
Microsoft is taking names for the waiting list.
The program now supports four times as many countries and allows payment via PayPal.
IT pros say their next tablet will run Android, not iOS.
Despite overwhelming demand, Leap Motion is still taking requests from developers who want to try out its motion control technology.
The Business Insider says these are the best of the little guys.
The company no longer wants developers to create "Metro" apps; instead, they should create "Windows 8 Style" apps.
The update introduces new enterprise application development tools for Oracle ADF.
The language speeds up common image processing tasks.
Microsoft will give devs access to its new programming tools the same day it makes Windows 8 available.
Developers can begin downloading the OS August 15.
Apps that aren't on top 100 charts are accounting for a higher percentage of revenue.
It will now be easier for developers to use both cloud computing services together.
The new Android developer policy also includes provisions regarding email, billing and in-app ads.
The startup hopes to offer more server-side language lessons in the future.
Eran Hammer calls the specification "a bad protocol."
Most iOS apps don't get any downloads and are nearly impossible to find.
Strategy Analytics says the mobile platform may have reached its peak.
An analyst firm believes Android developer interest could eventually surpass iOS interest.
The Java IDE supports the latest versions of C++, PHP, Maven and Groovy.
The company is demanding more evidence in its trademark battle with Amazon.
Free apps now make three times as much as they did in 2010.
"Free" is pretty common, but it's not the most popular.
The cloud computing service offers a simplified pricing scheme and IaaS portability.
More expensive in-app purchases are more popular than cheaper ones.
Registration begins in two weeks.
Using Amazon's cloud computing services made the development and deployment process up to twice as fast.
Researchers call on Oracle to step up Java security.
Developers have earned $5.5 billion from the store.
The company's tools allow you to build mobile apps in C#.
The country is producing tens of thousands of computer science graduates, but not enough to fill the available jobs.
Developers are "cautiously optimistic" about Windows 8.
Some say the incident is another example of "brogrammer" culture.
The new app store will support trial periods, in-app billing and third-party payment systems.
The company promises to fix the problem permanently in iOS 6.
Appsfire says Instagram and WhatsApp Messenger are the best iOS apps.
The company will ship a Ubuntu-based XPS 13 designed for developers this fall.
HTML5 and interface design jobs are also climbing.
Microsoft hopes Apps for Office will "reinvigorate Office as a platform."
A RIM exec says BlackBerry continues to add more developers and more apps.
Interest in developing for BlackBerry is at an all-time low.
Facebook has launched a developer center and updated its iOS SDK.
Google has posted online videos from its developer event.
The move could mean the Brightly project is at an end.
An insider offers advice for getting attention from Apple.
The trend shows the growing importance of mobile development.
These tools can help you break away from Flash and Silverlight.
The company hopes to deter software pirates by tightening up its developer programs.
Flash is all but dead on mobile platforms.
Most developers say they are satisfied with their jobs and their pay.
Google unveiled the next version of Android, updates to Google Play, a new tablet and Nexus Q for TV.
Windows Phone 7.8 will offer some Windows Phone 8 features.
Insurance software vendor Guidewire tops this list.
A survey reveals that the median age of coders in North American has fallen significantly in the last few years.
The company is also offering developers the chance to interact with Google engineers live.
The new mobile OS will be a lot like the Windows 8 desktop OS.
Part of the Webmaker project, Thimble offers intuitive, visual editing of Web pages.
Survey finds that developers believe they will make more with Apple's platform than with Android.
Participants must use Canonical's Quickly development tool to create apps for Ubuntu.
The poll of open source developers finds little interest in cloud development.
Microsoft says developers should find it easy to port Windows 8 Metro apps to Windows RT.
Developers can now download a beta version of Apple's next mobile operating system.
Microsoft is adding new features to its rapid application development tool.
Users will see different apps depending on which apps their friends use.
Concerns about fragmentation and low money-making potential keep many developers away from Android.
The non-profit is also launching a for-profit company that will teach development skills.
The company also offers best practices for app developers using push notifications.
About a third of iOS apps are also available for Android.
JQuery, YUI, Mashi, MooTools and more.
Coders won't be able to use the free version of Microsoft's flagship development tool to create traditional desktop apps for Windows 8.
Leaked screenshots show Internet Explorer 10 running Flash animations.
New Webmaker project offers tools to make development easier.
Smartphones and tablets will run HTML5 apps, but those apps run s-l-o-w-l-y.
Techies consider whether it's better to know how to code for yourself or to hire people to do that for you.
ColdFusion 10 also offers Tomcat integration and enhanced caching.
OpenSignalMaps demonstrates how Android fragmentation impacts developers.
High pay and high demand help propel software development to the top of CareerCast.com's list.
Nsight Eclipse Edition is the first IDE for developing GPU-accelerated apps on Linux and OS X.
Not much changed in the top ten on Tiobe's list.
D, Go, Rust and Vala offer a more modern take on true compiled languages.
Project Sputnik runs Ubuntu and includes developer-friendly utilities.
Is the coding world being taken over by party boys?
Most developers surveyed say their app work can't support a standalone business.
A new survey shows fewer developers are building native apps as Web frameworks grow in popularity.
Fragmentation and poor documentation are part of the problem for Android.
Developers are spending about the same amount of money to acquire new users.
Programmers say it's tough to find work after age 35.
Throwing more programmers at a problem doesn't get the job done faster.
However, the number of high-risk vulnerabilities climbed.
The new programming language is designed for number crunching in cloud computing environments.
Protecting your app can be trickier when in-app purchases are involved.
Despite a more proactive approach to identifying and removing malware, Google's app store continues to host bad apps.
Google says no; Oracle says yes.
Java book sales have climbed 13 percent this year.
After approximately 10 years as number one, Java falls to second place.
Why hiring managers should not hold a job-hopping work history against a software development candidate.
More young people are demonstrating interest in software development and related careers.
The move should help combat app piracy.
The company has paid over $100,000 to have apps created for the Windows Phone platform.
Security concerns have some browsers blocking Java.
The company hopes to convince more language developers to support WinRT.
The company will charge a 30 percent commission on in-app sales.
The company says, "We want the Web to win."
The BLS forecasts 22 percent growth for all computer-related occupations.
Google has released version 1 of its new programming language.
Developers who make more than $50K will owe the company a 9 percent fee.
Developers snatched up all of the conference tickets in just 30 minutes.
BlackBerry World attendees will get alpha hardware.
Developers had been demanding support for the popular version control system.
Several mobile development firms have received letters from two members of the U.S. House.
A new case study highlights the similarities and differences between the two mobile development platforms.
Security experts say that 'old school' programmers helped create the malware.
Few apps take full advantage of the new iPad's sexy display, but developers are working on it.
Plaintiffs say that 15 minutes isn't enough time to discover if an app is faulty.
Future versions of Java will include improvements in interoperability, cloud computing support and big data support.
Better applications could spur more sales of ultrabooks with touchscreens.
The new release promises numerous improvements over January's beta.
Neither Go nor Dart are in the top 50.
Researchers are asking developers for help in unraveling the mystery.
Staffing firm Bluewolf says that 2012 looks very good for developers with the right skills.
The updated framework also offers better Android performance.
Millions of projects stored on the repository are at risk from similar attacks.
Any Android app with permission to access the Internet can secretly copy users' photos.
Microsoft and Qualcomm are partnering on a plan to hand out Snapdragon S4 PCs.
A loophole in Apple's procedures means app developers may have access to users' private photos.
The social network is also promoting mobile payment efforts.
The company will also support competing HTML5 technologies.
The Mozilla Marketplace will offer cross-platform apps based on HTML5 and Mozilla's open APIs.
The company hopes the "Dartium" technology will generate more developer interest in its new programming language called Dart.
The updated Ruby on Rails development tool boasts better performance and a new interface.
Daytime use sessions are shorter, while nighttime use sessions are longer.
The foundation is planning a version of Firefox for Metro.
The mobile development vendor wants to convince Flex developers to create HTML5 apps.
iPhone owners might be surprised to know how many app developers have copied their address books.
The move will make it easier for developers to utilize GPU resources for parallel computing tasks.
The development tool vendor says this IDE is "the world's fastest."
A new study flies in the face of the conventional wisdom about the stability of mobile development platforms.
Some jobs are less likely to go overseas than others.
The company plans to update the technology two to three times per year.
Isaac Schlueter will now handle day-to-day oversight of the project.
The tech giant refuses to say whether it will continue supporting Silverlight technology.
Enyo 2.0 allows developers to create apps for the webOS platform or Web apps that will run in any browser.
The three-year-old technology has been growing in popularity.
Tim Tebow isn't the only one who thinks Jesus helps him do better at his job. Is it okay for like-minded developers to proselytize in the workplace?
Most devs will write apps for more than one mobile OS.
Black Duck Software has published their annual "Open Source Rookie of the Year List," and it features several development tools.
Better mobile browsing debugging tops the list.
Third-party apps will track Facebook users' actions and report them back to the social network.
Unlike its competitors, jQ.Mobi is HTML5-ready.
Google launches a new website aimed at improving the design of Android apps.
The new standards are particularly popular in the Asia-Pacific region.
Java remains at the top of the programming language index, but loses popularity.
The app store model could mean big changes for the way desktop software is packaged and delivered.
Despite all the bad news for RIM, many developers are still creating BlackBerry apps.
In many ways, the past year was a big turning point for the smartphone market.
The Application Developers Alliance will kick off its activities at CES.
These four software development tools earned Jolt Awards.
Some devs are opening multiple accounts or working with testing firms.
Android dominates mobile development -- but which version should developers target?
Microsoft's mobile app store has passed a milestone.
A great resume alone usually isn't enough to land a job at a hot new company.
The company delivered new releases for three of its development tools this month.
Apple will shut down its app submission and review process on Thursday.
The online course materials are designed to help mobile developers create better apps.
The application lifecycle management tool provider has added Git to its cloud development platform.
Facebook claims the new tool improves performance by 60 percent.
A free bacon cart is making appearances on Seattle streets in areas where techies pass by.
Ten lucky developers will get $20K, training and other support.
Thomas Suarez talks about creating the Bustin Jieber app.
Experts say Microsoft is missing an opportunity to improve security for users.
The Honeycomb source code is also now available for download.
Windows Phone and the Kindle Fire have made big gains in developer interest.
Discover how to start developing for the Android platform with this free comprehensive guide, which provides a complete reference for the Android platform as well as a step-by-step guide for building your first Android application.
The Innovate Developer Conference combines the best of several independent conferneces into one. For learning about online commerce, this is the event to attend. With sessions from eBay, PayPal, Magento, and others, it is sure to be the place for learning about commerce in today's world.
Unlike Microsoft Windows Vista, this makes Windows 7 the fastest selling operating system in history.
Here is some Java code that provides the same connection pool logic that application servers deliver.
Here's a stateless session bean that dynamically updates the gallery.xml document in SimpleViewer.
Wrapping Java logging in your own class ensures the isLoggable() test is always made, while lazily binding the message creation.
For the last 10 years, LimeWire has ruled as one of the kings of online file-sharing. A US court yesterday ordered the company to shutdown, leaving BitTorrent as the last remaining file-sharing service operating in the US.
This new version of HailDB is required for the upcoming Drizzle HailDB plugin.
Carmelo Intersimone is building an open source high performance vehicle, but he needs money, which is why he's fund-raising on Kickstarter.
Android market is trying to catch Apple's iOS application store. This week Google confirmed that are now more than 100,000 Android applications available.
The GNOME community is concerned about Canonical's plan to create another fork of the GNOME shell, but Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth says there's no need to fret.
What's the difference between SlackDB and Drizzle? Project founder Eric Day breaks it down.
The second test release for Skolelinux based on Debian Squeeze is available now.
Firefox bug hunter, 12-year-old Alex Miller, gets check for $3,000.
Miguel de Icaza and other open source leaders will take over IronRuby and IronPython as Microsoft washes its hands of these projects.
Liquidware's open source modular Android development kit gives developers access to the device's sensors and hardware.
Oracle RDS was added to the Linux kernel in 2.6.30. Since then, hackers have the ability to root your box.
Based on Rackspace's open source Cloud File, OpenStack releases the first version of its OpenStack Object Storage.
There are lots of bugs and much more work to be done, but the first development release of GNOME 3.0 is here.
The brand new "greenfield" Linux deployments are more common than new Windows deployments, according a Linux Foundation survey.
The first fully open mobile device is by Aava Mobile.
Apache HTTP 2.2.17 fixes several security holes.
Symbian might be the mobile phone market leader world wide today, but their road to the future is far from certain.
The GNU C Library loader can be manipulated to give a hacker root access to Linux servers and workstations.
The open source competition for the dominate home theater system is in full swing with MythTV plowing full-steam ahead.
The next major Ubuntu release is scheduled to be finished in April 2011.
Oracle views The Document Foundation and its LibreOffice open source project as a threat and has asked the Foundation founders to leave the OpenOffice council.
SkySQL is offering service and support for MySQL users to compete with Oracle.
How will eBay contribute to Joomla and help the popular open source project?
Open source film projects Stray Cinema and MoviePals.org are both working to overturn the established Hollywood establishment.
A new portal to connect displaced workers, students and recent graduates with companies seeking open source expertise.
After a six month search, Mozilla has found its next CEO in Gary Kovacs.
Hardware that respects your freedom can use the FSF endorsement to let consumers know that it's free and open.
Oracle won't support LibreOffice but their participation in ODF Plugfest this week in Brussells is meant to show their commitment to OpenOffice.
The new release contains stability and other improvements available for all platforms.
Talend v4.1 adds advanced data stewardship and data matching capabilities.
Twitter and Facebook arrive in Zimbra Desktop 2.0.
This maintenance release fixes a lot of bugs, improves performance and resolves stability issues.
Apache Shindig is an implementation of the OpenSocial standard which many social networking sites and organizations are taking advantage of.
Some are looking at Hadoop to solve big data problems in certain business intelligence areas.
OpenSAL is an open source Scientific Algorithm Library.
By 2014, Gartner says Android will control nearly 30 percent of the smartphone market which could consist of nearly 900 million devices world wide.
The biggest improvement in this version is that lm-sensors is now released under the LGPL.
Adobe Air developers can now publish and distribute their applications to Android phones via the Android App Stores.
The W3C says that HTML5 is still two to three years away from full development.
To align with the Java 7 release, NetBeans has renamed the upcoming NetBeans 6.10 to NetBeans 7.
The enhanced relationship will result in more resources being allocated for the development of the Marionette Collective, the press release said.
Canonical says that people want to hear their music whether setting at a laptop or riding the subway home from work, and that's what they hope to allow users to do with Ubuntu 10.10.
In preparation for the next version of Drizzle, HailDB has pushed its next release up.
Fennec is getting faster, it supports add-ons, Firefox Sync and it's open source and respects open standards.
Once testing is complete, The Bordeaux Group will be releasing Bordeaux for OpenIndiana.
OpenSUSE's Smeegol is based on the MeeGo project.
Google responded to Oracle's Android patent lawsuit by with, "No we didn't."
According to Red Hat executive Paul Cormier this acquisition will benefit the free and open source software community.
MacRuby 0.7 is available now after 5 months of development.
First Oracle sues Google over Android, and now Microsoft is suing Motorola over Android.
If you're developing your Android applications to version 2.1 API level 7, your application will run on about 75 percent of all Android devices.
Based on MySQL 5.1.50, MariaDB offers many new features and improvements.
A new short film called Sintel demonstrates the quality of animation possible with open source Blender.
It's made for tablets and netbooks, Linpus Lite boots fast, shuts down fast and it's easy to install.
WordPress for iOS user experience lead, Jane Wells, wants iPhone and iPad users to give WordPress for iOS another try, she said it's gotten a lot better with this release.
WebP can cut the file size of JPEG images by as much as 40 percent.
Sometimes in patent law, the enemy of your enemy is your friend.
Drizzle is a fork of MySQL. The goal is to slim down MySQL and make it run better in a Web environment and with cloud computing.
The digital encryption algorithm behind HDCP has been broken and an implementation of the HDCP encryption/decryption has been open-sourced.
Jetpack 0.8 offers two important new APIs, such as the Windows and Page Worker APIs.
The survey was conducted from September 14 to the 16th and included nearly 2,400 application developers.
Open source hardware module company Bug Labs scored a huge victory by getting Verizon to partner with them.
Jeff Bonwick said he's leaving for a new challenge, and not specifically because he doesn't want to work for Oracle.
LibreOffice is a continuation of the OpenOffice project under a new name and without Oracle.
Despite what the manufacturers say in their ads, most products are not handcrafted by skilled artisans, but rather they're manufactured with machines by cheap labor in Asia.
Developers are focusing on hardware based on the Snapdragon QSD8250 chipset.
Eric Allman is now the Chief Science Officer for Sendmail, Inc.
Computer vision library, OpenCV, get NVIDIA GPU acceleration.
Google CEO says they won't force any manufacturers or carriers to carry a stock Android device.
Is a Pico Projector full-size keyboard for smartphones in the future? Mozilla Labs thinks it's possible.
Obama's FCC has chosen open source as its now platform for the FCC.gov redesign.
If Stefano Zacchiroli's proposal is accepted, non-package maintaining contributors to Debian can become Debian Developers with voting rights.
Open source security and network access control software PacketFence has its first point-release for the 1.9 series.
Mesa 7.9 is right around the corner, and Intel has just released its xf86-video-intel driver release candidate.
Facebook's MySQL schema tool can modify MySQL schemas live.
Software patent opponent Richard Stallman warns Australia against the dangers of software patents.
VortexBox 1.5 offers the latest Squeezebox server and fixes the iTunes 10 problems.
Scality is offering bounties for developers from $1,000 to $10,000.
While JavaFX is to be open sourced, JavaFX Script is dead.
PostgreSQL is Oracle's open source competition, with version 9, it just get more competitive.
Version 5.5 of MySQL is due to come out in 2011, and Oracle said that the community edition will be improved, as well as the company's enterprise edition.
Google has rebranded the Instantiations' tools they bought last month and they're giving them away free of charge.
Amazon's Linux AMI distribution is geared to simplicity and security.
During the current economic downturn, open source software companies have done well.
The MeeGo tablet was introduced this week at IDF.
Perhaps the first viable open source alternative to Facebook has been released this week.
A root exploit has been festering in the Linux kernel for 3 years.
Opsview and Canonical formalize their partnership and team up to deliver Opsview on Ubuntu.
Sources are saying that Novell is about to broken apart and sold.
OpenIndiana is to be a drop-in replacement for OpenSolaris. A test version is available for immediate download today.
Terracotta is offering a beta version of their BigMemory product to Java developers who want a bigger memory heap.
Do you love your stable Debian installation but wish you could have more up-to-date packages? Well now you can with Debian Backports.
After being chided by open source license warriors, Dell finally releases the source code for their Android based Streak tablet.
Google has decided that they will no longer deny open source projects based on their license.
Open source software is dominating the mobile application marketplace. OpenLogic hopes to tap into that effort by offering an OLEX App Store Edition to help developers manage their mobile software and open source licenses.
All users of Django 1.2 are encouraged to upgrade to version 1.2.3 immediately. There's a serious security hole that can allow for cross-site scripting attacks.
Java event handling is a core concept of the language and a vital mechanism for event-based programming. Learn an easy analogy for understanding how it works.
By the end of the year, Gartner research firm say open source Android will be the number one mobile operating system.
Apple no longer has a process to submit code upstream for the GNU Compiler project.
Now that Oracle has walked away from OpenSolaris, the Illumos Foundation is said to be kicking off their own fork of OpenSolaris next Tuesday when they plan to announce OpenIndiana.
The popular open source VLC media player has been ported to run on the iPad. If approved by Apple, VLC will be available in the Apple store next week.
Willow Garage is offering discounted robots to open source developers to help build a better and more affordable robot.
The Free Software Foundation says that all companies, including Oracle and Google, should put down their patents and stop the war against free software.
GRASS 6.4.0 marks the first new features in the GIS software since October 2006.
The latest version of Firefox now supports clickjacking defense mechanism.
The second Alpha draft of the Mozilla Public License is now available for comment.
The European Union offers open source tools to access its vast collection of digital data.
Linux Mint today released Linux Mint Debian Edition based on Debian Testing rather than Ubuntu as Linux Mint is.
The GNU Debugger's latest version 7.2 add D language support.
Mozilla Labs has renamed "Bespin" HTML5 cloud-based editor to Mozilla Skywriter and moved the source code repository to GitHub.
Google has decided to open source the Google Wave code with "Wave in a Box" project.
After more than 2 years of development, Ruby on Rails 3.0 is here.
Focused and speed and simplicity, Google Chrome turns 2 with version 6.
Mongrel2 means Web developers can build applications in whatever language they want - it's language agnostic.
Sony doesn't like PS3 Jailbreak because it allows people to run pirated games, but PSGroove is open source and it does not permit running illegally downloaded games.
InfoWorld reviews eight free VMware appliances.
GitHub launched Pull Request 2.0 this week.
The first release candidate for PostgreSQL 9.0 is available now.
Commercial vendors are realizing the potential that the R language has for facilitating big advances in analytics and business intelligence.
Burning Man's open source free cell phone service could be used in other remote or impoverished places on the planet to connect people cheaply.
Open source Flash player, Lightspark, is developing quickly. This week, version 0.4.4 hit the Web and the next release is right on its heals.
Mozilla has released the first Alpha of Fennec. Fennec is the codename for Firefox mobile.
A native port of ZFS is in the works for Linux. It's being built by a company in India called Knowledge Quest Infotech.
Chromium to take advantage of the GPU when rendering certain Web page elements.
Microsoft founder and billionaire Paul Allen is suing 11 of the biggest Web businesses and retailers for patent infringement. The list of defendants includes: AOL, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Staples, Yahoo, and YouTube
Contributor agreements that aggregate copyrights are bad, says Simon Phipps.
Open source Mac Web browser Camino 2.0.4 includes several security and stability fixes - upgrade encouraged.
The next generation of Linux filesystem, Btrfs, is just about ready for the big leagues.
The Inquirer is left wondering if Adobe's reaction to McAllister's Oracle slam is a sign that Adobe is about to abandon its open source strategy - what there is of it.
Freebase has released Acre as an open source project via Google Code and an Apache 2 license.
Inspired by photographers, open source digiKam version 1.4.0 is now available.
Version 2.0.0 of the open source messaging platform RabbitMQ is available now.
She's known for her work on Parrot, Perl and Python. Now Allison Randal is the technical architect of Ubuntu at Canonical.
The last maintenance release for Python 2.6 is available - version 2.6.6. From now on, Python 2.6 is in security-fix mode until October 2013.
Google paying thousands of dollars to developers who discover security holes.
Nokia, Intel and the University of Oulo have joined forces in creating research lab for mobile device user interface design, much of the work is expected to be open source.
Is SAP going to acquire Red Hat? The rumors are buzzing of that possibility.
Microsoft has come a long way since 2001 when CEO Steve Balmer called Linux a "cancer" and 2007 when the company threatened Linux with a massive patent lawsuit. Now Microsoft says the companies has fallen in love with open source.
It's been expected, but today the OpenSolaris Governing Board resigned. Now it's up to Oracle to maintain OpenSolaris, but they've made it clear they won't do that.
Open source Flash player Gnash 0.8.8 includes a lot of new features and bug fixes.
Not surprisingly, Android developers are either mildly annoyed or downright angry with Oracle for attacking Google's open source Android mobile operating system.
Clojure was originally released in May 2009, this week the third update to Clojure hit the Internet.
Node.js version 0.2.0 fixes several critical bugs and upgrades to V8 2.3.8
Registration of ApacheCon 2010 is now open for early-bird specials. This year's conference will be held in Atlanta.
The last year might have been boring in terms of kernel releases, but the future could be one of innovation.
Oracle apparently walked away from OpenSolaris, but Illumos project is picking up steam to fill the void.
MongoDB's newest release, version 1.6, scales horizontally with auto-sharding.
Ruby 1.9.2 fixes a some stuff and reimplements a couple of classes and adds a bunch of new methods.
The VA has taken an industry group recommendation to embrace open source software into consideration in researching a plan to replace VistA.
The creator of Java, James Gosling, blogs about the Oracle lawsuit against Google and takes both companies behind the woodshed.
Oracle has done it. The largest open source company in the world has decided that OpenSolaris should no longer exist.
Here's an exhaustive list of open source alternatives to proprietary business applications.
Pamela Jones analyzes the case Oracle has leveled at Google for its open source Java-based Android mobile operating system on Groklaw.
Open source k9mail is an e-mail client for Android. The latest version is the first e-mail program to support the Android Privacy Guard.
jQuery developers launch jQuery Mobile project. It's first release is expected by the end of this year.
Virgin America airlines runs primarily open source software and the CIO says that they love it. It not only saves them millions of dollars - it's better.
eZuce is a start-up based on the open source SIPfoundry unified communication project.
Here we go again, Oracle's suing Google over Android's use of Java.
Two years ago, AMD axed the engineer working on the open source Geode Linux driver, well now the company is back contributing to the project with two engineers.
In October, it appears that Sony will release a Playstation smartphone running the open source Google mobile operating system - Android 3.
Diaspora has been marketed as the open source alternative to Facebook and Twitter. It's supposed to be out by the end of the summer. We're getting close to the end of summer.
HTC preempts carrier rollout of Android 2.2 and releases source code.
Ludwig is going open source with its digital radio. The board of directors announced today that Linux will be the base operating system for their TheOne radio.
Firefox 4 will default to silent updates for minor releases.
Liquidware is hoping to bring back scientific calculators by offering something new and entirely open source to the fledgling calculator industry.
The Linux Foundation has create the Open Compliance Program to help organizations comply with open source licenses in increasingly complex supply chains.
Google and Verizon have apparently figured out how to regulate the Internet.
A severe bug has been discovered in CouchDB 1.0.0 that can result in massive data loss.
Debian 6 "Squeeze" is the next version of the popular open source Linux distribution.
Mozilla developers have squashed a few bugs in this minor upgrade for Thunderbird 3.1.2.
It's easy to not get sued for GPL violations, but Westinghouse went to court and lost.
Elastix is an open source communication server that manages e-mail, voice mail, instant messaging and more.
Former CIA analyst and software engineer says he's tired of waiting, he's going to release his code as an open source project.
The survey predicts that open source will continue to gain acceptance in large public and private organizations.
Blackberry slips as Android takes over the number one spot for top selling mobile OS.
Web 2.0 aren't always accessible to people with disabilities or the elderly, and the OpenAjax Alliance wants to change that.
Verizon has begun rolling out Android Froyo to Motorola Droid customers.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer is losing market share in Europe to Google Chrome and Firefox. This month Firefox could surpass IE as the most used Web browser.
Revolution Analytics provides commercial tools using the open source R statistics language.
Now that Wine 1.2 has hit the shelves, developers can now start working towards the next stable release, version 1.4.
The Debian Conference is being held for the first time in the United States. This is the tenth annual DebConf.
Thorsten Leemhuis outlines the latest developments in the Linux kernel 2.6.35 and what's coming in 2.6.36.
Security experts at DEFCON 2010 demonstrated the first-ever rootkit for Android.
Gemini Mobile Technologies has decided to open source its no-sql database software called Hibari.
Matt Asay writes today that Microsoft should dive head first into the open source community and embrace it fully.
Richard Stallman answers 25 questions posed by the Reddit open source community.
Perl 6 isn't ready yet, but Rakudo Star is a Perl 6 distribution for early adopters.
The open source GNOME project is on a six-month release cycle, and the Release Team has decided that GNOME 3 will not ship in September as was planned, but rather it's being pushed to March 2011.
PostgreSQL community scrambles to replace Solaris test servers Oracle pulled offline without warning early this month.
The first public working draft of the WOFF font format is now available.
Firefox 4 beta 2 hit the Web today. The big improvements are a user interface facelift.
Open source Lustre and Whamcloud startup to build supercomputing super-filesystem in the cloud
Georgia Tech is helping the US military adopt more open source technology.
More than half of all GPL'd Google Code software is licensed GPLv3.
Novell's SUSE Appliance store showcases the work of 80,000 users and 5,000 ISV's with its new SUSE Appliance store.
There's never been a faster VP8 video decoder than ffvp8 - ever.
Firefox 4 is still on track, but last week's beta 2 drop missed its Friday deadline.
The GNOME Foundation and the LiMo Foundation will work together to make GNOME technology available on mobile devices.
Car industry alliance has officially chosen open source MeeGo Linux to run their In-Vehicle Infotainment system.
The PHP development team released new versions for PHP 5.3 and 5.2. This is the last update for version 5.2.
Russian government embracing open source and Linux by creating its own Linux distribution.
Sony now faces one consolidated class action lawsuit rather than 7 individual cases.
Drupal sets its sights on enterprise customers and end-users - switching away from a developer-centered approach.
VLC 1.1.1 is out just one month after version 1.1 dropped - lots of bug fixes and performance improvements.
With IBM DB2 Express-C, Canonical is bringing DB2 to the Linux-powered Ubuntu cloud platform.
The latest version of Firefox is 3.6.7 includes lots of critical of security bug fixes.
Now Mozilla Corporation has a director of Web platform and his name is Christopher Blizzard.
Wine lets you run Windows applications on Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris. Version 1.2 now supports 64-bit applications, except for Gecko-based Web browsers.
Google's Buzz firehose API means developers have access to all of the public messages.
Phonegap integrated into open source Symbian mobile operating system.
Nasa and Rackspace team up to define cloud computing standards.
The Apache Software Foundation elects a new nine-member board of directors.
Find a remote-exploitable security vulnerability in Firefox and Mozilla will give you $3,000.
A panel of experts debate the disruptive power of open source software and hardware in London this September.
The Women's Caucus has published its initial findings and recommendations to bring more women into the open source community.
Wayfinder is navigation software that has been developed over the last decade - now it's open source and available on github.
Research firm predicts that Linux-based mobile devices will dominate the marketplace in five years.
PHP for Android hopes to bring PHP developers to Android without needed to learn Java.
Stallman is no Microsoft fanboy, he warns developers that they should never write .NET applications with Mono or DotGNU - no exceptions.
Microsoft has bigger fish to fry to concern themselves with, such as Google and VMware to spend too much time fretting over open source software.
The deadline to tell the FCC what you think about net neutrality is tomorrow.
SugarCRM no longer offers a user interface to their open source application, so is it still open source?
If Oracle doesn't appoint a liaison to the OpenSolaris Governing Board, control of the OpenSolaris community will be turned over to Oracle in August.
SCO won't let it go, now Kevin McBride has published some of the code he claims belongs to SCO and IBM stole it to build Linux.
With both open software and open hardware, Aava Mobile is an exciting startup to watch.
The newest version of FOSSology is faster and more accurate.
At OSCON 2010, the topic of health care could be interesting to see how open source software vendors position themselves to get some contracts.
Google's approach to beating out Apple in the smartphone marketplace is with open source and lots and lots of applications. Their latest tool is the Google App Inventor that lets anyone build an Android application.
MapQuest is going open source with OpenStreetMap partnership.
UK government employees recommend switching to open source software to save money.
Android isn't dominating the smartphone market yet, but it's gaining ground very fast.
In performance tests, Google's open source VP8 codec didn't perform as well as H.264, but it's still young.
Google says that Chrome OS will available to the open source community by the end of this year.
The first fully functional open source product development kit for Symbian is now available.
The popular Bloo Android Facebook application is going open source.
Firefox 4 beta 1 is classified as stable for daily browsing. Download it today to become a Mozilla beta tester.
Study shows that many companies are distributing open source and they don't even know it.
Gopher was an early Internet protocol that has since been relegated to the dust bin of technology, but now it might get a second life on mobile devices.
Monty is making one last stand to separated MySQL from the grip of Oracle. He's filed an appeal with the European Commission to reverse the decision to allow the Oracle acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
Debian launches Derivatives Front Desk to encourage developers to contribute back to the Debian project.
The 400,000 enterprise IBM users will now be "strongly encouraged" to use the open source Firefox Web browser.
Sones has open sourced their GraphDB database software.
MeeGo handset user experience is now available and on-schedule.
Google to release Android 3.0 by the fourth quarter of this year to target tablet manufacturers.
Gimp is getting a facelift. The next stable version of the open source image manipulation applications is going to have a completely overhauled user interface - version 2.8. A developer version, 2.7, is available for testing.
Yahoo adds Oozie and Security to open source Apache Hadoop.
Rhomobile 2.0 is available now under the open source MIT license.
Cisco to release Cius Android-based tablet in the third quarter of this year.
Nexus One users are expected to get the latest Android 2.2 this week. Watch for a message in your notification bar.
Fedora project gets a new leader - this time it's Jared Smith.
FFmpeg open source developers claim that they can build a better VP8 implementation than Google.
Mozilla Labs developers are cranking out the Jetpack releases. In less than a month, they've got another release for you.
It's the end of life for PostgreSQL database versions 7.4 and 8.0.
Lenny got an upgrade. Debian announced the fifth major update to version Debian GNU/Linux 5.
Unlike Google Chrome, Firefox will never ship with Flash enabled by default.
Nokia's selection of MeeGo over Symbian for their N-series smartphones is another sign that Symbian is not the operating system for the future.
The newest stable Google Chrome browser is available for download.
Helios train is a coordinated rollout of a bunch of Eclipse packages.
Lightworks Open Source platform scheduled to be released for Linux in Q3 of this year.
Adobe will publish Puppet modules for managing Hadoop.
Kernel developers who try and sneak code in after the merge window closes will have their changes rejected.
OpenSUSE is looking to spread its wings by separating itself from the notion that it's controlled by Novell.
Red Hat's stellar performance throughout the economic recession has the company ranked 22 on Businessweek's 50 Top Performers list.
Bespin 0.8 is a huge release, well, it's actually really small in file size, but it's packed with a lot of big improvements.
This issue covers a lot of territory in 108 pages. Anyone using or creating FOSS should take a moment to read through this issue.
VLC Media Player 1.1.0 is a major upgrade and one worth downloading as soon as possible.
Mozilla and Hacks/Hackers are planning a six-week course on blogger, journalism and a bunch of other stuff.
Two fan-boys argue about usefulness of the Mono project.
FreeBSD 8.1 release candidate 1 is a week late, but it's here now.
GoogleCL is the command-line tool for Google APIs.
Now you can encrypt all of your Web browser experience with HTTPS Everywhere by EFF and the Tor Project.
The latest version of Thunderbird, version 3.0.5, is available for download. All Thunderbird users are encouraged to upgrade.
WordPress got a major upgrade today with version 3.0.
Miguel de Icaza announced the latest version of MonoDevelop 2.4.
openSUSE is seeking input from from the open source community to define the way forward for the Linux distribution.
The newest version of NetBeans 6.9 supports OSGi, Maven integration and many improvements.
FFmpeg 'Works with HTML5' now works with HTML5, as well as, Google's WebM project.
Flock's next version of their social networking Web browser is based on Chromium rather than Mozilla.
Debian 6 is set to be frozen in August with a stable release by the end of the year.
In this blog post, BBC blogger Maggie Shiels chronicles the early days of the modern open source movement and Red Hat's rise.
Will Titanium and other mobile device programmer kits fall victim to Steve Jobs' war against Flash?
Cloud computing is all the rage and it appears to be the future of computing, with that, can the LAMP stack survive?
Simon Phipps wants you to help make the Open Source Initiative relative to today's computing environment.
The first-ever PostgreSQL CHAR(10) conference on the power of PostgreSQL will be held on July 2 and 3. The topic will be scalability.
VMware and Novell partnership marries SUSE Linux with VMware's virtualization software, but it's not a monogamous relationship.
The European Commission is looking at clamping down on proprietary software and forcing openness.
This year's Eclipse User Survey shows a sharp decline in Windows on the desktop for developers.
After an embarrassing security hole was found in code used by the White House, Drupal has clarified their security process.
The H's Dj Walker-Morgan thinks the open source community should give Apple a big sloppy kiss and a thank you card for making open source software better.
The developers for HyperSQL have released the first major release of the 100 percent Java database server in five years.
Now that Google fixed the open source licensing for WebM, Firefox is including the open video format in nightly builds.
LLVM adds another sub-project called LLDB. It's an open source debugger for C, C++ and Objective C.
GoDaddy gets hit again with another round of malware attacks. It appears to be the same hackers that hacked them in May.
Apple lifts open source code for Safari Reader and pretends like they built the application themselves.
Ingres claims its new VectorWise database is up to 70 times faster than traditional database servers.
Another government has issued a directive mandating that open source be considered before commercial software.