The best testing tools of the past year
The best programmer libraries of the past year
The best IDEs and coding tools of the past year
Categories, schedule, and submission details for 2013 Jolt Awards
The best mobile development tools
Six notable books that every serious programmer should read.
The Jolt judges combed through more than 40 products to find the very best developer utilities. We now reveal the Jolt Award winner and the runners-up.
The Annual Award for Best Testing Products
Continuous integration is undergoing somewhat of a renaissance as continuous delivery (and its sidekick, DevOps) begin to find adoption in many enterprises. Simultaneously, the number of viable CI packages is shrinking quickly.
2012 Jolt Award Winners for Third-Party Libraries
Potential programming boost for concurrency, fault-tolerance, and scalability?
The existing Jolt Awards schedule will be undergoing changes
Distribution combines Subversion, Apache, and ViewVC with Web-based management interface
Highly parallel platform leverages multicore systems
Sensha Touch targets mobile platforms
First NetBeans release under Oracle; focus on JavaFX
Veracode enhances is automated static binary and dynamic web application testing service
TeamForge integration with Quality Center provides requirements-to-release ALM
Release includes C++ wrapper API for use with OpenCL
Focus is on easy S3 import/export
Events of Interest
May 28-31. Boston, MA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference
May 28-30. San Francisco, CA. O'Reilly Fluent Conference
June 4-5, Santa Clara, CA. JAXConf 2013 (free)
June 10-14. New York, NY. QCon
June 12. Chicago, IL. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference: for Developers, by Developers
June 13. San Francisco, CA. HBaseCon
June 13-14. Santa Clara, CA. Gradle Summit 2013
June 17-19. Boston, MA. E2 Conference
June 18-20. Santa Clara, CA. O'Reilly Velocity Web Performance and Operations Conference
June 26-27. San Francisco, CA. Build 2013
July 22-26. Portland, OR. O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2013
July 29-31, 2013. Santa Clara, CA. JVM Language Summit
August 20-21. Raleigh, NC. Business and Technology Solutions Summit 2013: Cloud and Big Data Conference and Expo
September 16-19. Santa Clara, CA. Storage Developer Conference (SDC)
September 18-20. St. Louis, MO. Strange Loop 2013
October 1-3. San Francisco, CA. Atlassian Summit 2013
October 5-6. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp
Videos of Past Events
March 2013. GPU Technology Conference
September 2012. Strangeloop
September 2012. Intel Developer Forum
August 2012. VMWorld
July 2012. Java Language Summit
June 2012. Google I/O 2012
May 2012. Atlassian Summit
May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference
March 2012. Multicore World
July 2011. JVM Language Summit
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