Gradle 6.5 adds file system watching to improve build times

Gradle 6.5 adds file system watching to improve build times

Gradle 6.5, the latest version of the popular JVM-based build management tool, has been introduced with an experimental file system watching capability designed to improve build times. With the opt-in file system watching enabled, Gradle 6.5 can keep what it has learned about the file system in memory between builds rather than polling the system […]
Android Studio 4.0 adds Motion Editor and Build Analyzer

Android Studio 4.0 adds Motion Editor and Build Analyzer

Android Studio 4.0, the latest version of the official IDE for Android mobile development, has reached the stable channel stage. The update features capabilities such as a new Motion Editor and a Build Analyzer. Motion Editor is a visual design editor for the...
Red Hat Runtimes adds Kubernetes-native Quarkus Java stack

Red Hat Runtimes adds Kubernetes-native Quarkus Java stack

Red Hat’s Quarkus, a Kubernetes-native Java stack, is now supported on the Red Hat Runtimes platform for developing cloud-native applications. A build of Quarkus is now part of Red Hat Runtimes middleware and integrates with the Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes container...
IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

IBM added a new layer to its Planning Analytics portfolio Wednesday with the release of Planning Analytics On Demand. The new offering is intended for SMBs and enterprises seeking to migrate individual departments from manual budgeting and forecasting processes to an...
Apache Spark 3.0 adds Nvidia GPU support for machine learning

Apache Spark 3.0 adds Nvidia GPU support for machine learning

Apache Spark, the in-memory big data processing framework, will become fully GPU accelerated in its soon-to-be-released 3.0 incarnation. Best of all, today’s Spark applications can take advantage of the GPU acceleration without modification; existing Spark APIs all...