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Sun, May 19, 2013 - Jeff Garzik says the Bitcoin creator was a brilliant architect and economist but that his coding left a bit do be desired.
Fri, May 17, 2013 - Despite being generally great people with scintillating social skills and lots of interesting things to say, technology reporters unaccountably don't get invited to a lot of parties. I can't understand why.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Less costly young, and long unemployed older developers may be expanding the workforce at less cost to employers.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - If you're doing serious Web content engineering you might well choose an all-singing, all-dancing product such as Adobe's Dreamweaver. The latest version of Dreamweaver in Adobe's Creative Suite 6 (released just over a year ago) was really impressive with new features such as an improved user interface, support for jQuery UI widgets, better cascading style sheet Version 3 support and support for PhoneGap. All in all, a very cool and comprehensive Web development platform.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Insurance comparison website Comparethemarket.com is using open source NoSQL database MongoDB to improve the customer experience of its home insurance offering.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Oracle has changed the numbering of its Java security updates, prompting one expert to say, "As if Java updates weren't confusing already."
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Google, attempting to build its reputation as an enterprise and developer-focused cloud computing provider, today said its cloud platform is open for anyone to signup for, and can be used with a new by-the-minute billing scheme.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Selling SaaS (software as a service) applications aimed at specific lines of business is one way that SAP has tried to stake a claim in the world of cloud computing and during the Sapphire conference it unveiled a broad series of updates to the portfolio.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - The tried-and-true enterprise service bus--long the foundation of now-dated service oriented architecture deployments--is back in style thanks to the increasing need to integrate disparate applications. The secret to ESB's future success, some say, is a close tie to API management tools.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Facing fierce competition in the market for cloud services, hosting provider Rackspace has pledged to help its users debug the programs they'll run on Rackspace's OpenStack platform.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - The announcement comes during the vendor's SuiteWorld conference
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Java, the popular OS-independent platform and programming language, runs on just about every kind of electronic device imaginable, including computers, cell phones, printers, TVs, DVDs, home security systems, automated teller machines, navigation systems, games and medical devices.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Microsoft today said it has increased the head count for its June developers conference, and will sell the extra tickets Wednesday.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Size (and mobility) matters. As desktop PCs lose ground to tablets and smartphones, and the cloud becomes a more mainstream means for software deployment, desktop applications are being elbowed aside by mobile apps and Web services, resulting in a significant shift in the way software is created.