Android HALs, Parasoft Java UTA, and Bluetooth’s mesh networking — SD Times news digest: July 20, 2017

Since updates can be expensive for device manufacturers, Android is separating the vendor implementation from the core Android framework. This will allow platform and vendor components to be updated independently. First, Android needed to isolate the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL), which provides an interface between device-agnostic code and device-specific hardware implementations. According to Android, HALs … continue reading

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Microsoft Research AI, Synopsys’ Software Integrity Platform, and Apache Struts 2.5.12 — SD Times news digest: July 13, 2017

Microsoft is continuing to commit resources to artificial intelligence research with the announcement of a new organization. Microsoft Research AI is a research and incubation hub for tackling AI’s most difficult challenges, and reuniting the fields of machine learning, perception and natural language processing. “As AI moves from research to product, we are maintaining our … continue reading

IBM and Lightbend to advance AI and cognitive development

IBM is tackling artificial intelligence in its latest endeavor. The company announced a partnership with the reactive application development provider Lightbend to advance the development of artificial intelligence and cognitive solutions. Together, the companies will work to create a new solution for building and deploying AI and cognitive apps on premises and in the cloud. … continue reading

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Java 9 moves forward with the Java Platform Module System

The results are in. The Java Community Process executive committee (EC) has voted a second time on the Java Platform Module System, known as JSR 376, and it has been approved. JSR 376 was rejected last month with 13 EC members voting against it and 10 members voting for it. This time around all but … continue reading

Guest View: Jobs-as-Code: Automation lets developers deliver better software, faster

In DevOps workflows, automation saves time, conserves resources, reduces errors and ensures consistency. Despite this, developers continue to ignore the existence of world-class workflow automation and job scheduling solutions and instead rely on a variety of simple tools to code jobs as they build apps. Since neither these tools nor the developers adhere to the … continue reading

OpenAI’s Roboschool, SmartBear ServiceV Pro 2.0, VMware acquires Apteligent — SD Times news digest: May 16, 2017

OpenAI is opening up a new school for robots. The artificial intelligence research company announced the open-source software Roboschool. Roboschool is integrated with OpenAI Gym, and provides an environment for robot simulation. Through OpenAI, Roboschool provides 12 different environments for controlling robots, and it provides a way to train multiple agent at once in one … continue reading

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Java Community Process EC rejects the Java Platform Module System

The final results of the Public Review ballot for JSR 376, the Java Platform Module System, are in, and the Java Community Process executive committee (EC) has not approved this ballot. Of the 23 members, 10 voted for JSR 376, with 13 voting against it. Those for it included: Azul Systems, Gemalto, Goldman Sachs, MicroDoc, … continue reading

Klocwork 2017.1 released with new security reports

In order for teams to spot security problems and vulnerabilities in their code, Rogue Wave is updating its static code analysis tool with a new security report, new Java checkers, extensive updates to its CERT taxonomy, and more. Rogue Wave’s Klocwork 2017.1 is the company’s latest release, and it introduces a new built-in graphical security … continue reading

Azul Systems releases Falcon, a major Java compiler upgrade

Making what it says is the first major upgrade to a Java compiler in 20 years, Azul Systems today is launching Falcon, a new just-in-time compiler that leverages LLVM technology to improve performance of Java applications. Scott Sellers, CEO of Azul, said the Falcon compiler used inside the company’s Zing 17.03 Java runtime replaces the … continue reading

Intel announces new AI effort, CoreOS extends CoreOS Tectonic, and OpenSSL launches new site — SD Times news digest: March 24, 2017

Intel is beginning to square in on AI with the announcement of a single cross-Intel organization: The Artificial Intelligence Products Group (AIPG). According to the company, AIPG strengthens its focus on AI, and will include engineering, labs, software and resources as it continues to work on its AI portfolio: The Intel Nervana platform. In addition, … continue reading

Indeed fosters software developers outside and in

It’s a sad state of affairs for software developers. Their talents are in higher demand than ever, and yet many of them have reached the point where they won’t even answer a phone call from an unknown number due to constant contact by recruiters. Making matters worse, once in the clutches of said recruiter, most … continue reading

Mapt’s six new Skill Plans for developers, Capriza launches suite of micro apps, and FOSSA raises funds for open-source initiatives—SD Times news digest: Feb. 24, 2017

In order to advance the careers of developers, Mapt created new Skill Plans, which aim to help specific developers looking to fill knowledge gaps in subjects like Java, IoT, Big Data, and R. Skill Plans offer developers learning assessment tools and resources, and the new plans target Java, JavaScript, Unreal Engine, R, IoT, and Big … continue reading

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