Java news roundup: Java Plans for 2022, Spring Framework 6.0-M2, Introducing Eclipse Jifa. In this post, you’ll find out about the proximate updates in Java by Oracle, new releases for Spring Framework and Spring Data, and popular tools for developers.
Top Soft Skills That Employers Want From Technologists. Rankings of the most important soft skills, presented by Emsi Burning Glass. Communication skills, teamwork, and problem-solving are vital.
Developers are in short supply. Seems that nothing has changed since 2021. If you’d like to know more about the skills and programming languages employers need, read this post at ZDNet.
Global app stores’ consumer spend up 19% to $170B in 2021, downloads grew 5% to 230B. App Annie shared a report on the state of mobile development in 2022 and some key results of this IT segment in 2021.
Cyber attacks increased 50% year over year. A fresh survey by Check Point is on the Web. The highlights indicate that in Q4 of 2021 there was an all-time peak in weekly cyber-attacks per organization. The most attacked sector is Education.
Open source developer corrupts widely-used libraries, affecting tons of projects. A developer purposefully corrupted open-source libraries on GitHub, which thousands of users depend on.
4 million outdated Log4j downloads were served from Apache Maven Central despite the risk. Seems like not all developers have heard about a serious security hole in December 2021.
GitHub to block hundreds of Widevine forks. They were used to outfox the copy protection measures of sites, including giants like Amazon, Netflix, and Disney+.
More than two-thirds of malware downloads in 2021 were traced to cloud apps. Top credential attacks source countries in 2021 are the United States, China, and Vietnam.