Don't-Miss Development software Stories
Mobile developers will be able to track usage of their Android and iOS applications, as well as experiment with interface improvements, with two free services from Amazon.
Security firm Rapid7 recently found and reported vulnerabilities in seven popular open-source software applications that together have been downloaded millions of times.
The Hadoop programming framework may be synonymous with the "big data" movement but it's not the only tool companies need to derive insights from massive stores of unstructured information, according to Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin.
The cloud software vendor's “hackathon,” will present $1 million to the developer or team who creates the top prize-winning mobile app with Salesforce.com technology.
EasyRes is a nifty menu-bar utility for switching screen resolutions. Unlike other similar utilities, EasyRes shows you how a resolution change will affect your screen...before you actually make the change.
The HSA Foundation releases a new queuing spec that blurs the line on task execution across processing units.
Attackers are using real browsers on infected computers to attack Web applications and bypass DDoS protection.
At a conference in New York this week, Google engineers presented some of their favorite tips and research for expediting delivery of web pages and applications.
On deck: Faster games and easier cross-platform portability—if developers use it.
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.