Facebook is open sourcing a new security tool intended to help developers write apps that are more secure and efficient on Android.
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Java and Android IDE arrives with Java EE 7 support and improves from Android Studio collaboration.
An initialisation flaw within the Java Cryptography Architecture has been patched, but not before leaving Android vulnerable to attacks resulting in Bitcoin theft.
Marakana has offered courses about Android, Java, HTML5, Scala, Python, Hadoop, and jQuery, among other languages and platforms.
The company's updated mobile development toolkit allows coders to write once for both iOS and Android platforms, with iOS support coming through the use of a Java Virtual Machine.
The J2ObjC tool converts Android-friendly Java source code to Objective C, which is used to build iPhone and iPad apps. It can't be used as a shortcut to building iOS app user interfaces, though.
Like it or loathe it, Oracle has been in charge of Java for two and a half years now, and things are looking good, according to the analyst house IDC
Free software is making its presence felt in all walks of life — not just on the desktop
Oracle's case against Google over the adaptation of Java code for Android has been weakened after the presiding judge ruled that Google was free to adapt the API for its own purposes
The structure, sequence and organisation of the 37 Java APIs in question during the Oracle v. Google trial are not copyrightable, according to Judge William Alsup in his ruling on Thursday afternoon.
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Blame BYOD for the demise of the Android-powered Cius, Cisco says — but price, lack of vision and a failure to keep up with the consumerisation trend also played their part
Rather than 12 Angry Men, proceedings are starting to play out more like And Then There Were None in the Oracle versus Google case.
Over the weekend, lawyers for both Oracle and Google filed several motions that could either speed up the case at the US District Court of Northern California, or plunge it into a much longer, messier trial.
The judge in the Oracle-Google trial has warned that Oracle may only be entitled to statutory damages over the nine lines of code that Google has been found guilty of copying
While Google is trying to move for a mistrial for the copyrights segment of its legal battle over Java APIs with Oracle, it's time to move full steam ahead to the next round.
The jury in the copyright phase of the epic court battle has decided that Google did infringe on Oracle's copyright in Android, but has left it to the judge to decide if Google was covered by fair use
Oracle's counsel posited to the jury that this case comes down to one simple question: can one company use another company's property without permission?
In closing statements, Google's counsel reasserts that Google used Java APIs in a fair use manner for Android, transforming them into a full smartphone stack.
In rebuttal arguments, Oracle's lawyers have tried to convey that Google was lazy and taking the easy way out by using Java APIs when developing Android.
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