The Zephyr Project is a small, scalable, real-time operating system which aims to create resource-constrained systems. It supports a large number of architectures and is can be procured via the Apache 2.0 open source license.
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After much anticipation, WildFly 10 is now available for download. It features plenty of new capabilities and improvements.
The Neon milestone build M5 is released. We take a closer look at some of the highlights of the new build.
As Michael Minella, the project leader of Spring Batch, announced on behalf of his team, a new subproject of Spring Cloud called Spring Cloud Task is ready. The target of Spring Cloud Task is to deliver the necessary functionality to Spring Boot based applications for the support of short-lived microservices. The announcement at the same time marks the release of the first milestone.
Citrine, a new all-purpose programming language for UNIX-like operating systems has seen the light of day. The special feature of the language consists in the combination of messages similar to Smalltalk and Prototypes.
The Hazelcast In-Memory Data Grid implemented in Java has appeared in version 3.6. In the words of Hazelcast CEO Greg Luck, the release marks “the largest development leap of the past two years.”
Version 1.8 of the Clojure Lisp dialect offers new string functions, as well as the possibility of direct linking, among other features.
The Scene Builder Tool, considered by many JavaFX friends as indispensable, is currently available in version 8.1.0. What has happened since the last release?
With the recently announced Edje and IoT Connector IoT projects, as well as the OMR runtime technology platform, the Eclipse Foundation has finally, in the words of leader Mike Milinkovich, left its initial “comfort zone.” Yet there is more investment to be made in 2016, specifically in tool development.
In 2015, the open source Docker container technology evolved into a hot topic in the developer world. The first Docker update of the year, the first release candidate for Docker 1.10, follows the model known from earlier releases and brings significant innovation with changes like Docker Engine Images or file system data saved in containers.
Jooby is a (relatively) new micro web framework inspired by express.js, which in line with the slogan by its creator Edgar Espina “do more, more easily” emphasizes the strengths of Java and would like to iron out its weaknesses.
As openHAB (Open Home Automation Bus) founder Kai Kreuzer announced, there are currently two new updates available for the open source, OSGi-based home automation platform. Aside from new bindings and features, the beta version of openHAB 2.0 in particular with the “openHAB Distribution” project presents an interesting innovation for developers.