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Firebird for Linux

Firebird for Linux has been used in production systems, under a variety of names. The Firebird Project is a commercially independent...

November 15, 2012 by Firebird Community

Borland Software and Skytap a profile from the cloud

I recently spoke with Brad Johnson, Borland Software’s senior director of product marketing about their relationship in the cloud with Skytap. For those who are unfamiliar with Skytap, I've posted several times about them and their approach to testing and development in the clouds.

October 22, 2008 by

Guest post: An ode to the humble spreadsheet

Guest blog: Bob Warfield has founded three startups, run R&D at Borland, developed software for Callidus and Oracle and created tools for Rational/Pure Atria. He currently works for SaaS customer service company Helpstream.

July 2, 2008 by

Firebird for Linux (64-bit)

Firebird for Linux (64-bit) offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and...

November 15, 2012 by Firebird Community

ALM 2.0 era ushers application development into a managed business process

To help better understand the implications of ALM 2.0, and how Borland Software with its Open ALM approach is implementing it, I recently moderated a sponsored podcast with Carey Schwaber, a senior analyst at Forrester Research; Brian Kilcourse, CEO of the Retail Systems Alert Group and former SVP and CIO of Longs Drug Stores, and Marc Brown, vice president of product marketing at Borland.

May 1, 2007 by

Failed Project Facts

The following items are taken from an article in Baseline Magazine:70% TO 85% OF ALL PROJECT REWORK COSTS are due to errors in requirements, says a 1997 article in American Programmer.30% TO 50% OF THE TOTAL EFFORT EXPENDED on a software project comes from rework, according to an estimate by Borland Software.

August 14, 2006 by

Firebird for RedHat (64-bit)

Firebird for RedHat (64-bit) offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and...

September 20, 2012 by Firebird Community

Redefining software development

Commentary--Nothing is static in the world of software development, and very few other industries move at the same rapid pace. Borland Software CTO Patrick Kerpan tells how to keep up.

June 29, 2005 by

JBuilder 9 bundles Java tools

Borland Software on Tuesday released an update to its flagship Java development application, JBuilder, which is now integrated with associated programming tools the company acquired last year. Borland said that JBuilder 9 Enterprise edition will include the company's OptimizeIT suite of testing tools.

May 6, 2003 by

BEA thickens the supersuite plot

The company plans to position itself as a Swiss Army knife for business software development. Can BEA lead by integrating middleware and portals with its application servers, and is Borland on its radar screen?

December 12, 2002 by

Borland adds migration tool for Visual Cafe

Borland is once again targeting Java software developers orphaned by the demise of WebGain, maker of the popular Visual Café Java development tool.Borland on Thursday will release a "migration" tool that allows Visual Café customers to easily switch to Borland's JBuilder Java developer tool.

September 17, 2002 by

Borland, BEA share some Java

BEA will resell Borland's JBuilder Java development tool, and Borland will build a version of JBuilder for BEA's WebLogic application server software.

August 14, 2002 by

Red Hat aims to build alliance

Linux provider Red Hat has launched a program aimed at strengthening relationships with other technology companies. In the company's "Alliance" program, "premier partners" will work with Red Hat to make their products compatible with its Linux enterprise products, including the recently announced Linux Advanced Server. The partners include BMC Software, Borland Software, Computer Associates International, IBM and Veritas Software. Other partners in another level of the Red Hat program will get expanded access to Red Hat products and services, and will get assistance in making applications and systems work with the enterprise product line. Red Hat is also setting up an "Alliance Portal," where partners can get technology, development and marketing materials, and participate in promotional activities. --Margaret Kane, Special to ZDNet News

May 29, 2002 by

Borland, Oracle brew Java tool updates

Borland ships an update to its popular development tool, JBuilder, while Oracle releases its Oracle 9i Developer Suite, a set of tools that Java and SQL developers can use to build their Web-based software.

May 21, 2002 by

Borland, Oracle brew Java tool updates

Borland ships an update to its popular JBuilder development tool, while Oracle releases its Oracle 9i Developer Suite, a set of tools that Java and SQL developers can use to build their Web-based software.

May 20, 2002 by

Kazaa upgrade adds filter function

Australia-based Sharman Networks released a new version of its popular Kazaa file-trading software Thursday, adding a new look and a few features to the peer-to-peer program. The software now includes a password-locked "family filter" function that allows parents to block downloads of pornography or other material. A recommendations feature has also been added. The download continues to be bundled with several "adware" programs, as well as Brilliant Digital Entertainment software. The Brilliant Digital software, which will ultimately turn people's computers into a new file-swapping network controlled by that company, has prompted considerable online criticism recently after its purpose was revealed. Brilliant Digital CEO Kevin Bermeister has said the company will ask Kazaa users' permission before activating this software and using people's computer resources, however. --John Borland, Special to ZDNet News

April 5, 2002 by

New owner gives Kazaa a facelift

Australia's Sharman Networks on Monday unveiled a new version of its popular Kazaa file-swapping software. The update, called Kazaa Media Desktop 1.5, comes with a new function for download recommendations, faster search results, faster start-up time and an automated feature that lets people communicate with contacts, according to the developer. The relaunch comes just weeks after the software's former Dutch owner, Consumer Empowerment, suspended downloads of the software from its Web site in response to legal threats in the Netherlands and sold the service to Sharman. However, Kazaa users reportedly were able to continue sharing files over the network, which requires no support other than an Internet connection. The software faces other legal tests. In October, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) sued Kazaa and other popular file-swapping services Morpheus and Grokster. The suit alleged the services were aiding copyright infringement. --Jim Hu and John Borland, Special to ZDNet News

February 11, 2002 by

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