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Google debuts faster, smarter Android Studio IDE

Android Studio 2.2 focuses on speed, smarts, and platform support

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Gradle embraces Kotlin for Android app dev

Developers can automate builds using the new JVM language

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Want to boost your salary? Learn Scala, Golang, or Python

Scala, Golang, and Python, along with big data tech like Apache Spark, reliably bolster your paycheck, according to salary-tracking site PayScale

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New JavaScript library brings Java to browsers without applets

JavaPoly.js imports existing Java code and invokes it directly from JavaScript

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Jenkins security patches could break plug-ins

The latest security update for Jenkins changed how build parameters are handled, impacting multiple plug-ins

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Scala language moves closer to bare metal

The Scala Native project leverages LLVM compilers as a deployment mechanism for the functional and object-oriented language

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Redis plants the seeds for an open source ecosystem

Redis Modules help the caching and in-memory storage system work with new data structures and database behaviors

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What does the future of the Apache Software Foundation hold?

Apache Software Foundation opens up about its community model and engaging private companies in open source

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AngularBeans brings together Angular and Java for Web dev

AngularBeans 2 will accommodate Angular's own next-generation upgrade and add container support

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Red Hat ditches effort to port Node.js to Java

The Nodyn open source effort to bridge the technologies was undercut by an inability to make NPM JavaScript extensions work with it

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GNU compilers learn new C++, parallelism tricks

GCC 6.1 defaults to the C++ 14 standard and enhances experimental support for C++ 17

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Jenkins 2 addresses ease and security, not scalability

Emphasizing a new code delivery pipeline and beefier security, Jenkins developers say scalability will have to wait

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Meteor’s Apollo unites client apps and back-end databases

The technical preview works with JavaScript, but native iOS and Android backing is in the works as well

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Oracle security update includes Java, MySQL, Oracle Database fixes

Several vulnerabilities in Oracle's quarterly patch release are considered critical and could be remotely exploited

The secrets to LinkedIn's open source success

Highly useful LinkedIn projects like Kafka, Samza, Helix, and Voldemort have gained broad adoption -- and LinkedIn engineers have benefited from the experience

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Outdated Git version in OS X puts developers at risk

Git 2.6.4, shipped with Apple's command line developer tools, has two serious vulnerabilities

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Micro text editor joins the Google Go parade

New terminal editor requires users have Go, is very much in beta

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RoboVM Java-to-iOS dev tool meets its end

With the discontinuation of Xamarin, RoboVM's licenses will expire on April 17, 2017

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