Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

Linux kernel dev Sarah Sharp quits, citing ‘brutal’ communications style

Test like crazy for Java happiness, report says

Small, responsive and dedicated performance teams tend to be the ones that produce the highest-performing Java code, according to a study by RebelLabs.

Torvalds: ‘People who start writing kernel code get hired really quickly’

Now more than ever, the development of the Linux kernel is a matter for the professionals, as unpaid volunteer contributions to the project reached their lowest recorded levels in the latest “Who Writes Linux” report.

Firefox community roiled by Java crackdown

Mozilla's decision to stand firm on a decision to block Java except on a click-to-play basis frustrates admins and developers.

Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread as top Android version

Android OS fragmentation is a pain point for mobile developers, so it's good news that Jelly Bean has finally surpassed the relatively stale Gingerbread in the Android device market.

Apache Foundation promotes development framework Bloodhound

Open source tool for collaborating on software development is now an official top-level project, having graduated from the foundation's product incubator.

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