- September 11, 2020
As Git and GitHub gain momentum with a majority of developers, Oracle has moved the OpenJDK repository to the Git source code management system and GitHub hosting platform.
- August 31, 2020
Security is baked into most low-code development platforms, but developers still need to pay attention to security issues and test for vulnerabilities.
- August 13, 2020
CircleCI has teamed up with Salesforce to help developers building applications on Salesforce's Java-like Apex development platform tap into the CircleCI CI/CD engine.
- August 10, 2020
IBM's OpenAPI Comment Parser gives developers a new tool to simplify the process of documenting APIs, so that developers down the line will be able to use them with less effort.
- July 29, 2020
Low-code app development could gain a quality boost from Altova and its debugger for low-code applications, which helps developers catch and fix bugs in the development process.
- July 28, 2020
Snyk's new prioritization capabilities help developers decide which security vulnerabilities to address first in order to shore up enterprise systems.
- July 17, 2020
JFrog fills gaps in its DevOps platform with new features and partnerships with tool providers to help developers ship secure code and use issue-free open source code.
- July 02, 2020
With Amazon CodeGuru now generally available, developers can write higher-quality, cost-efficient Java code. The service uses machine learning to find and fix bugs.
- June 12, 2020
GitLab has scooped up fuzz testing startups Fuzzit and Peach Tech, a move that will shift fuzz testing left in the DevSecOps toolchain.
- June 04, 2020
Microsoft is pushing the theme of 'developer velocity,' or how coders can quickly transform an idea into viable business software. Experts vary on how new the concept really is.
- May 15, 2020
- May 08, 2020
GitHub released two new tools at its GitHub Satellite virtual event: GitHub Codespaces and GitHub Discussions. Both are meant to help developers collaborate and code more effectively.
- April 29, 2020
- April 14, 2020
The free tier of GitHub’s version control platform is now available to entire teams, after previously being limited to individuals and small groups.
- April 13, 2020
With a new AI engine for its contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform, Agiloft is giving developers assistance in building CLM applications using the company's no-code tech.
- April 10, 2020
Atlassian has created a promotion around its Bitbucket Pipelines CI/CD platform to help developers gain access to tools that will help them turn out error-free code.
- April 03, 2020
IBM's Call for Code competition wants developers to create applications that help communities deal with and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 17, 2020
GitHub for mobile delivers a fully native iOS and Android development experience of the popular GitHub source code version control service for developers.
- March 16, 2020
Atlassian has integrated no-code technology gained from last year’'s acquisition of Automation for Jira by Code Barrel into its Jira Cloud issue-tracking service.
- March 12, 2020
With cloud-native development being key to application modernization and digital transformation efforts, Docker has refocused its strategy to empower developers with tools.
- March 06, 2020
Low-code platform provider Mendix has released Mendix for Private Cloud and Mendix Dedicated Cloud, new offerings aimed at enterprises with special security and compliance needs.
- March 06, 2020
Oracle hopes to attract new developers to its cloud platform with its new developer certification for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as it trails AWS, Microsoft and Google in market share.
- March 04, 2020
Claris Connect, the latest product from Claris, the enterprise software subsidiary of Apple, targets nonprogrammers at SMBs to help them build apps by stitching services together.
- February 28, 2020
The Snyk security vulnerability database brings an extra layer of protection to Rapid7 by helping developers find and fix vulnerabilities early in the software development process.
- February 26, 2020
CodeTogether, a new development tool from Genuitec, empowers developers to collaborate on writing and debugging code to build applications as part of development teams.
- February 14, 2020
The new Applause Accessibility Tool helps developers write better apps for disabled users by automatically finding and fixing app accessibility issues in their code as they write it.
- February 14, 2020
Synopsys' Code Sight IDE plug-in provides capabilities for simultaneous static application security testing (SAST) and software composition analysis (SCA).
- February 12, 2020
Pegasystems' new Pega Express low-code application development methodology helps business users and citizen developers to quickly create applications.
- February 07, 2020
LightStep hones its observability software with its new Service Health for Deployments feature, which helps developers find and fix service health issues.
- February 07, 2020
App testing is crucial to ensuring that mobile apps are ready for mission-critical systems such as the mobile app that failed during the Iowa caucuses.
- January 29, 2020
Google App Maker, the company's low-code development tool, will be shut down in January 2021. Google offers users alternative options for users to switch to as App Maker sunsets.
- January 27, 2020
As developer demand for GraphQL continues to grow, vendors such as MongoDB and RapidAPI are adding support for the API query language in their core products.
- January 23, 2020
With a new suite of 20 CircleCI integrations known as Orbs, CircleCI targets developers who wish to simplify the automation of their deployments from their CI/CD pipelines.
- January 23, 2020
Atlassian rolled out fresh updates to its Jira Roadmaps feature and set the stage for further workflow refinements and integrations with other Atlassian software in 2020.
- January 16, 2020
IBM has contributed more than 80,000 patents to the LOT Network, a group of more than 600 companies that IBM has joined to fight patent trolls and their often frivolous lawsuits.
- January 14, 2020
Google has bought AppSheet, maker of a low-code platform that line-of-business employees can use to create cross-platform mobile applications.
- January 10, 2020
With its acquisition of Novayre Solutions SL, Appian brings robotic process automation (RPA) to its customer base of enterprise low-code app developers.
- December 23, 2019
Before you finalize your 2020 plans, take a minute to catch up on app-dev news stories that will shape the next year. Here are the five top news stories for 2019, with analysis.
- December 20, 2019
Mainframe testing is still done manually by many IT shops, despite mainframe modernization and digitization efforts that benefit from automated software testing methods.
- December 19, 2019
Microsoft's confidential computing for Kubernetes and AWS' upcoming Nitro Enclaves both aim to give IT pros ways to create isolated compute environments for sensitive data.
- November 21, 2019
Developers in the cloud-native industry running Kubernetes environments say they need more and better Kubernetes tools to get around some of the complexity of the platform.
- November 19, 2019
IBM's new open-source Kubernetes tools help lower the barrier to entry for developers to use Kubernetes to build, deploy, manage and move workloads to the cloud.
- November 06, 2019
IT pros have found Atlassian tools useful for BizDevOps initiatives but would like more integration and consolidated points of management among them in the future.
- November 01, 2019
Atlassian's CISO believes that eventually, application security mechanisms will be absorbed completely into Agile and DevOps tools -- including his own company's products.
- September 17, 2019
The new GigaFox platforms enable users to create a pool of shareable mobile devices; remotely add, disable, reboot and unlock devices; control and monitor device usage and more.
- September 05, 2019
The DevOps tools space has seen a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions, as private equity investors and larger companies see money in software development and delivery tools.
- August 30, 2019
Enterprises are after low-code/no-code platforms to help with developer productivity, as they find themselves under increased pressure to produce apps with fewer skilled developers.
- August 28, 2019
Atomist has added a feature to its software delivery automation platform to help enterprises visualize, identify and fix the problem of technology drift.
- August 22, 2019
The Confidential Computing Consortium mobilizes hardware vendors, cloud providers, developers and open source experts with the Linux Foundation to find ways to secure data in use.
- August 15, 2019
Tools from IBM and VMware help developers build apps that are deployed on Kubernetes clusters, as well as handle complex Kubernetes workloads.
- August 08, 2019
GitHub has added support for CI/CD to its source code management platform, based on developer feedback for deeper CI/CD integration.
- July 31, 2019
IBM's Garage methodology, which has helped more than 500 customers move to the cloud, modernize legacy apps and create new ones, has expanded its language support and internal use.
- July 26, 2019
The latest version of Mendix's low-code platform aims to empower both professional developers and citizen developers to build apps easily.
- July 24, 2019
Salesforce recently joined the Linux Foundation's Continuous Delivery Foundation to help grow the CI/CD ecosystem. This move seems to have gone unnoticed by many, but two things stood out to me ...
- June 27, 2019
SmartBear adds Cucumber's behavior-driven development tools in a bid to pad its lead in software testing, but must also balance the needs of open source and paid tool audiences.
- June 27, 2019
The companies are combining CollabNet's value stream management platform with Icon's agility strategy consulting to help enterprises adopt value stream management and DevOps.
- June 25, 2019
UI/UX designers serve as the voice of users, so it's crucial that they're tuned into their needs. Aaron Fazulak of Flatiron School disseminates UI/UX advice in this podcast.
- June 24, 2019
Eggplant has added customer experience-focused upgrades to its Digital Automation Intelligence Suite that aim to make the testing process faster and easier.
- June 19, 2019
Exadel's low-code platform, Appery.io, added Ionic 4 support that enables developers to create high-performing web and mobile apps, according to the vendor.
- June 11, 2019
Feature flags can be a powerful tool to test code in production, and that spurred Cloudbees' acquisition of Rollout -- but as always, with great power comes great responsibility.
- May 28, 2019
Additional tools and services in GitHub Enterprise, such as security vulnerability alerts and auditing for open source dependencies, seek to satisfy the company's large customers.
- May 24, 2019
GitHub has created a way to empower and financially compensate open source developers, and it could reshape the open source software development model – for better or worse. The version control ...
- May 17, 2019
Microsoft's PowerApps low-code app dev environment has quietly crept into a leadership position among low-code tools with its ties to Microsoft Office and Dynamics platforms.
- May 14, 2019
IT gives testers license to voice contrarian opinions about software. But, as pressure to deploy intensifies, they might not be able to ignore code responsibilities anymore.
- May 13, 2019
Microsoft enticed developers at Build 2019 with a bevy of tools and services that focus on open source, open standards and innovation, including a new release of .NET.
- April 05, 2019
A REST API for SmartBear LoadNinja enables development teams to add load testing directly into their CI/CD workflows to automate performance testing for developers.
- April 02, 2019
The latest version of Microsoft's Visual Studio tool set is no big bang, though it does add incremental and useful features for developers to build apps on any platform.
- March 29, 2019
The Linux Foundation's latest project aims to connect CI/CD toolmakers, users and open source projects to establish technical specs for continuous delivery.
- March 21, 2019
With its acquisition of AgileCraft, Atlassian aims to help developers work better together, but also scale their Agile practices across an entire enterprise.
- March 15, 2019
Microsoft will release the source code to its core accessibility software testing tools and join forces with Deque to help developers find and fix accessibility issues.
- March 13, 2019
Atlassian's new Bitbucket Pipes helps developers automate and customize DevOps pipelines to boost developer productivity.
- February 28, 2019
JFrog's acquisition of Shippable gives JFrog another arrow in its DevOps quiver and enables its customers to use an integrated DevOps platform that includes CI/CD.
- February 21, 2019
GitHub's bug bounty program for 2019 increases the reward money for researchers who find security vulnerabilities in the company's code.
- February 21, 2019
- February 13, 2019
IBM cloud users gain low-code options, as Mendix's re-engineered platform natively integrates with IBM Cloud services, particularly Watson AI and Kubernetes container orchestration.
- February 13, 2019
IBM's Code and Response challenge builds on last year's Call for Code to apply open source development efforts to actual natural disasters.
- February 08, 2019
- February 04, 2019
Software development tools startup Kite applies machine learning models to help developers automate the process of completing lines of code in real time.
- February 01, 2019
Apprenticeships might help to cut the shortage of skilled IT workers and help companies keep pace with demands for new apps and services for their employees and customers.
- January 24, 2019
Enhancements to GitHub Enterprise help enterprise developers schedule, automate and administrate tasks, as the company adjusts course under Microsoft's watch.
- January 11, 2019
Though quantum computing is still in its early phase, IBM developed technology to help organizations build quantum apps, particularly AI programs.
- January 10, 2019
GitHub wants to grow its base with its offer of unlimited free private repositories for users of GitHub's free plan and enhancements to the enterprise version of its hosting service.
- November 09, 2018
Independent once again, Veracode will focus on its cloud-based test services that enable developers to add security to the software development lifecycle.
- October 31, 2018
As enterprises increase their DevOps tooling investments, Electric Cloud aims to position itself as an orchestrator for the disparate teams and technologies within an organization.
- October 30, 2018
IBM's acquisition of Red Hat could threaten the Linux leader's open source culture of allowing developers to work on any open source projects.
- October 19, 2018
The GitHub Actions tool lets developers automate their software development workflows with containers in the GitHub environment without the need to run code themselves.
- October 18, 2018
Atlassian's Jira rework adds collaborative UI updates on the front end and ports Jira Software Cloud to AWS-based microservices on the back end.
- October 16, 2018
Designers now can collaborate on and check in design files with software that helps to smooth the designer-developer handoff.
- October 15, 2018
Progress Software updated its UI-building toolkit to enable developers to comply with the latest standards for website and application accessibility.
- October 15, 2018
IBM looks to improve its position in the collaboration software market with a buffed-up version of its venerable Domino platform that supports mobile applications.
- October 10, 2018
The release candidate version 1.0 of Facebook's PyTorch deep learning framework enables developers to more easily include machine learning in their applications.
- October 09, 2018
Divides between IT teams and roles in an organization can impede software delivery, even if they use the right tools. Some companies have chipped away at those barriers.
- October 05, 2018
Version 1.0 of a CloudBees plug-in aims to help developers and administrators advance CI/CD while saving time and effort with Jenkins configuration tasks.
- October 04, 2018
Although low-code software development platforms are a hot area of software development, many pro developers and enterprise development shops eschew these tools. John Rymer, an analyst at Forrester ...
- October 03, 2018
Add a bit of chaos to predeployment application testing to gain resilience. Gremlin CEO Kolton Andrus discussed the value of breaking apps to fix them.
- September 28, 2018
IT teams get a leg up in DevOps initiatives in data centers, as Lenovo enhances its server-side DevOps with OpenShift Solution with CloudBees Core, a CI/CD automation platform.
- September 28, 2018
Version 11 of OutSystems' low-code platform takes aim at troublesome legacy apps. Some developers see low-code benefits, but other shops remain skeptical.
- September 19, 2018
Sumo Logic has added cloud security monitoring features that put security in context with business intelligence analytics.
- September 17, 2018
Azure DevOps, which replaces Visual Studio Team Services, offers a suite of five services to help developers plan, build and deploy software, even across platforms.
- September 14, 2018
Some advanced organizations tackle DevSecOps with automated security for CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure, and will complete the picture with developer security skills training.