Oracle Announces Java SE 9 and Java EE 8

Oracle Announces Java SE 9 and Java EE 8

“Oracle today announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). JDK 9 is a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 9 Platform Specification, which was recently approved together with Java EE 8 in the Java Community Process (JCP). Java SE 9 …

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mbed OS 5.5.7 released

mbed OS 5.5.7 released

“We are pleased to announce the mbed OS 5.5.7 release is now available. This release includes an update for mbed-coap to version 4.0.10, bootloader support for DISCO_L476VG and a critical workaround for ‘STM32F439xI-family AES hardware acceleration occasionally produces incorrect output (#4928)’ (achieved by disabling AES acceleration by default). There are also numerous bug fixes and code …

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Opening Up Java EE

Opening Up Java EE

_”In a previous post, we announced that Oracle was beginning to explore moving Java EE technologies to an open source foundation in order to make the process of evolving these standards more agile, flexible and open. Since mid-August, we’ve had many discussions with other vendors, community members and open source foundations in order to move the process forward …

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CircuitPython 2.0.0!

CircuitPython 2.0.0!

“2.0.0 is here! 2.0.0 updates CircuitPython to a MicroPython 1.9.2 foundation that we built awesome data storage related functionality on. Now you can write files to the file system and, on some boards, write raw bytes to a non-volatile section of memory. Thank you to all CircuitPython and MicroPython contributors. Second, thank you to …

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Microchip’s MPLAB® Harmony Software Upgraded to Include More Efficient Code and Enhanced Graphics Development Tools

Microchip’s MPLAB® Harmony Software Upgraded to Include More Efficient Code and Enhanced Graphics Development Tools

“MPLAB® Harmony 2.0, the fully featured firmware development framework for PIC32 microcontrollers, is now available as a free download from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). The significant update to the award-winning software platform enables customers to create smaller and more efficient code equaling faster and more cost-effective devices. In addition to better quality code, the update includes numerous new …

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ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale

ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale

“With more than two billion active devices, Android is the largest mobile platform in the world. And for the past nine years, we’ve worked to create a rich set of tools, frameworks and APIs that deliver developers’ creations to people everywhere. Today, we’re releasing a preview of a new software development kit (SDK) called ARCore. It brings augmented …

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Happy 26th birthday Linux, Linux turns 26 today.

Happy 26th birthday Linux, Linux turns 26 today.

“The most coolest operating system for geeks, IT professionals, software engineers, hackers turned 26th today. 26 years back on 25th August Linux creator Linux Torvalds posted a message with a sense of seeking help on Google Groups saying he is creating a new operating system based on his hobby. His message writes : Hello everybody out there using minix – I’m …

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Android Oreo superpowers, coming to a device near you

Android Oreo superpowers, coming to a device near you

“Today, we are officially introducing Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest release of the platform–and it’s smarter, faster and more powerful than ever. It comes with new features like picture-in-picture and Autofill to help you navigate tasks seamlessly. Plus, it’s got stronger security protections and speed improvements that keep you safe and moving at lightspeed. When you …

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Program that repairs programs: how to achieve 78.3 percent precision in automated program repair

Program that repairs programs: how to achieve 78.3 percent precision in automated program repair

“In February 2017, Microsoft and Cambridge University announced a DeepCoder algorithm that produces programs from problem inputs/outputs. DeepCoder, which operates on a novel yet greatly simplified programming language, cannot handle complex problems—general programming languages are still too hard for DeepCoder to master. So, currently, programmers don’t have to worry about being replaced by machines. But programmers have …

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mbed OS 5.5.5 released

mbed OS 5.5.5 released

“We are pleased to announce the mbed OS 5.5.5 release is now available. This release includes mbedTLS SHA1 and SHA256 hw acceleration for NUCLEO_F756ZG, crypto HW acceleration for UBLOX_EVK_ODIN_W2, an update of mbed-coap to version 4.0.8, bootloader support for the UBLOX_C030 and NUCLEO_F412ZG platforms, plus numerous bug fixes and enhancements to improve the stability and functionality …

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