A new survey suggests that proprietary Java application servers are losing to open source in the cloud age.
Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.
It's not built into Android yet, but Google has been overhauling the OS's camera interface to be more photography-friendly.
Historically, opening big proprietary projects is fraught with peril, and WebOS will still struggle for relevance even if it attracts outside programmers.
Will Scala be the next Java, PHP or Ruby? A newly funded start-up aims to find out.
The Oracle v. Google case is about copyright, patents, and the intricacies of the open-source world. But it's also about Oracle trying to get a do-over for decisions made by Sun's executive management.
The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.
The company releases the code for its lightweight user interface toolkit under a modified GPLv2 license, in what it says was response to developer demand.
Java is becoming a richer open-source ecosystem, but the progress hasn't been painless.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz\r\nand Rich Green, the company's new executive vice president of software,\r\nofficially announced that Java will become open source. Green encouraged\r\nthe Java community to participate in the process.