Google Wednesday surprisingly announced the availability of its Android N Developer Preview, a release that comes far earlier relative to previous iterations.
Microsoft announced Monday that its HoloLens Development Edition is available for pre-order. The augmented reality product will ship to developers and tinkerers on March 30.
Apple announced this week that its Swift Benchmarking Suite is now open source and ready for developers who want to track performance of their iOS, WatchOS and OS X applications written in the Swift programming language.
Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.
IBM Cloud Services announced two new features for developers last week: Active Deploy and Event Hub services on IBM Bluemix. Active Deploy enables developers to update cloud-based apps with no service disruption. Event Hub is in beta and aggregates multiple event streams while also keeping the data organized separately.
IBM's Compose launched two new open-source database offerings yesterday: CoreOS etcd and RabbitMQ for developers who are building web and mobile apps. The company said the new services complement Compose's existing offerings which include MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.
A news study finds that Java developers are doing a good job at diagnosing, fixing and testing performance issues.
IBM has been embracing the Internet of Things in a big way. In its latest move, Big Blue is launching a community for IoT developers to help them connect devices to the cloud and to harness data generated from those devices.
The top news stories for June 30, 2015.
I came across an interesting survey about app developers and the Internet of Things. Close to one-third of 675 app developers surveyed by Harbor Research feel "overwhelmed" by the data generated by the Internet of Things.