Oracle wants someone else to lead enterprise Java, though it says it will stay involved. Apache and Eclipse are likely candidates to take over Java EE
Stories by Paul Krill
Amazon Macie discovers and classifies sensitive data in S3 and automatically alerts to unusual activity and exposures
Microsoft Research's Project Snowflake integrates manual memory management and garbage collection to offer developers the 'best of both worlds'
Petition on GitHub appears in the wake of Adobe announcing its end-of-life schedule for the Flash Player
Adobe's proprietary rich Internet plug-in technology is finally stepping aside for HTML5 and other web standards.
For the first time, Go makes the top 10 in the Tiobe index of programming language popularity
IBM, Eclipse Foundation, Red Hat, and others decide to stand out of the way of the controversial technology’s deployment in Java 9
Web companies such as Lyft and Twitter have now deployed the technology that seeks to make web apps as good, and network-independent, as native mobile apps
Still in the top 10 of RedMonk’s language rankings, Ruby faces tough competition from Go, Rust, Swift, and Kotlin
Community build project packages Microsoft's open source editor for Linuxes and Chrome OS on ARM hardware
A new editor, a new build system, new Swift language capabilities, and wireless debugging are just the start
In addition to runtime, URL parsing, and buffer improvements, the new release promises to preserve native module dependencies across upgrades
The Java 9 Standard Edition won’t be released in late July after all; September is the new target
The staple of the open web platform, the HTML5 standard is undergoing both incremental and fundamental change
The Rust-like open source language tackles application development where asynchrony leads to “heisenbugs” and other event complexities