Don't-Miss Development software Stories
JetBrains has split the latest edition of its PyCharm Python IDE (integrated development environment) into two editions -- the paid professional edition and a new free community edition.
A new version of the Apache Struts development framework released Friday disables a mechanism called the Dynamic Method Invocation that's a known source of possible security vulnerabilities.
The new Netbeans 7.4 comes with enhanced support for developing mobile applications.
Microsoft is pursuing the ideal of OS platforms: a unified code base that runs from smartphones to servers, giving users a consistent experience across devices at home and at work, and developers a common tool set for building applications.
Embracing the growing market for mobile applications, Embarcadero Technologies has updated its flagship RAD Studio so developers can use the IDE (integrated development environment) to write C++ or Delphi programs for both Android and iOS devices.
New plug-in platform automates image asset production and management for Websites, mobile apps, and games
Watch out, traditional software: The new Chrome apps can work offline and store locally, and they cross platforms with ease.
Salesforce.com's Mobile SDK is now compatible with Good's containerization technology.
Unity Technologies is working on adding the ability to simplify 2D game creation using its cross-platform development tools, and has also worked with Facebook to make it easier for users to integrate Facebook in their games, the company announced at its Unite conference.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison typically uses his annual OpenWorld conference keynotes to deliver the company's biggest announcements and strategic positioning, and this year they will apparently involve an in-memory database and Oracle's PaaS (platform as a service) offerings.
Mobile application development tools vendor Appcelerator has acquired Singly, a provider of API (application programming interface) management software, the two companies announced.
Games developers using Unity Technologies' cross-platform tools can now access a translation plug-in in beta that could expand their products' geographical reach.
Microsoft is updating the recently launched beta of Windows Phone App Studio to improve performance and scalability after the new app development tool crossed 55,000 active projects.
SAP's Business Objects BI (business intelligence) product line may soon begin receiving a visual overhaul based on a new "design language" or methodology called LAVA (Lightweight Applied Visual Analytics).
In workshops and hackathons across the country, automakers court developers to help innovate on car apps.