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Java 9 concurrency enhancements

What’s next for the Groovy language: The 2018 roadmap

The JVM stalwart will support Java 9 modularity and Java 8 lambda capabilities, and now provides a new macro capability

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What’s new in Microsoft .Net Core

Now available, .Net Core 2.1 promises better build performance and several other improvements for developers

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Redis 5.0 introduces streams for in-memory abstract types

Redis's builders are calling streams the most complex type in the platform even if the data structure itself is simple

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What’s new in the React 16.4 JavaScript UI library

The Version 16.4 release of Facebook’s React JavaScript UI library brings pointer support as well as several fixes

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What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

The beta of the NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

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Apache Wicket Java 8 upgrade only partially supports lambdas

The open source Java web framework continues to subclasses for extensions, due to memory and performance issues

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Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization

A “horrible mistake” from 1997, the Java object serialization capability for encoding objects has serious security issues

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Micronaut framework promises low-overhead microservices

The open source JVM-based framework promises to reduce runtime overhead, memory usage

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Firefox 61 brings code inspection to web developers

Firefox 61 lets developers inspect and interact with original code in the debugger as if the code had never been minified or bundled

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 6.7

The V8 Version 6.7 beta focuses focuses on language features and security

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What’s new in Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017

Version 15.7 arrives for better C++ and XAML support, while the new Version 15.8 beta brings Docker support

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Java roadmap: Eclipse’s Jakarta EE enterprise Java takes shape

The Eclipse Foundation outlines the 39 projects that will make up the new cloud-native, microservices-friendly enterprise Java effort, and how GlassFish will evolve

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What’s new in Rust 1.26

Feature-packed Rust 1.26 delivers faster compile times, existential types, basic slice patterns, and refinements to file reading and the Cargo package manager

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What’s new in Google’s Lighthouse 3.0

Open source tool that helps developers improve web page performance and build better progressive web apps gets a major upgrade

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What’s new in Google’s Android Studio

Google’s beta development suite for mobile apps supports the Android App Bundle format to reduce app size

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Linux for developers is coming to Chrome OS

A virtual machine will run Linux in a forthcoming beta Chrome OS for Pixelbook users

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ML Kit: Google brings machine learning APIs to mobile developers

The beta machine learning kit supports iOS and Android apps via the Firebase IDE and with TensorFlow Lite support

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What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first beta release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

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What’s new in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS “Bionic Beaver” arrives with a default Gnome desktop and a new minimalist install option for desktop users

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