Articles about Software Development
Music production downloads as a metaphor for web APIs.
Study finds companies gung-ho about mobility and mobile apps, but only throw pennies out to secure them.
There is indeed a Squid bug in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but it's in pre-beta, unreleased code.
For Amazon, service oriented architectural approaches to software design and development was a given. Deploying these solutions was a bear, however.
Microsoft is combining Azure Websites, Mobile Services and BizTalk Services into a new bundle for developers building all kinds of cross-platform apps.
If there's one thing that will knock a development project off track, then it's a communication breakdown between developers and designers - but it's not an intractable problem.
Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
When the NoSQL Couchbase database is updated this summer, firms will be getting a new scaling technology, designed to cut costs and network bandwidth.
With more and more IT companies expanding or opening offices in the country, Romania has to come up with solutions.
The UK's Rural Payments Agency has stopped trying to make farmers use its new online service and gone back to paper forms. It's the RPA's second IT debacle, and its failure might have been predicted.
Get ready for more content in line with your interest (or at least pins) if a new homegrown effort from Pinterest works out.
The firm founded by the creators of the Spark in-memory data-processing framework has improved its hosted platform to cut time spent developing and managing complex workloads.
Test figures published by social network Facebook are designed to show the results of a series of advances in the Presto open-source query engine, including a new ORC reader.
Enterprises and developers get a new technical preview for Office 2016 and a test run for Skype for Business.
Survey finds more off-the-shelf mobile apps in enterprises, but acknowledgment that custom apps can provide more targeted experiences and resources.
The first release of Windows 10, officially known as the Windows Technical Preview, is designed primarily to make life easier for mouse-and-keyboard aficionados who were turned off by the touch-oriented Windows 8 interface. Here's what you'll find inside.
Look out, Windows! With Google starting to bring over a million Android apps to Chromebooks, the Windows PC is going to face a real challenge.
We all know about the Raspberry Pi, but it's far from the only single-board computer out there that makers might find both useful and affordable.
Future sanctions may make it difficult for Western software companies to do business in Mother Russia. But the country has a vast domestic software, services and internet industry of its own. These are some of the powerhouses.
Valentine's Day is here again, and love is in the air. Couples flirting, courting, forming relationships. Sometimes those relationships result in marriage. Marriages occur in the tech world, too. Corporate mergers can result in the two parts being stronger than the whole, or they can end in utter disaster.
The iPhone and iPad maker on Monday announced iOS 7, its latest mobile operating system. ZDNet takes it for a test drive and shows you the new user interface and some of the new features.
Let's take a stroll through Logitech's new video labs for optical and audio testing in Silicon Valley.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
Sharing exhibition floor space with large companies at this year's ICT tradeshow, Asian tech startups say they hope to take opportunity to build brand and product awareness, forge business contacts, and gather user feedback.
The Norwegian software firm Opera is going for differentiation in the latest version of its browser, supporting the HTML5 Stream API and revamping its extension system
Flash Pro CS6 adds more tools for building hardware-accelerated games that work across multiple platforms, as well as tools for designing and testing mobile applications, without leaving your PC.
In court, Oracle outlined its Java copyright and patent infringement case against Google with a series of 91 convincing slides
The Mountain Lion developer preview is here and we had a chance to check out many of the new features. Have a look at some of the more striking new features in Mac OS X 10.8 in this slideshow.
With such a high number of developers implementing application software to send out their own programming ideas to the masses, it's not surprising some more unusual apps have appeared in the marketplace.
Early work by father of Newtonian physics made available online
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
Although video is beginning to take up a large portion of traffic on the internet, search engines aren't yet at the stage where they can completely index and understand the content. ZDNet Australia speaks to Adobe on how to overcome these issues using metadata.
Although some larger game development studios fell over in the wake of the global financial crisis, Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) president Tony Lawrence is confident that there's a lot of potential for the Australian gaming development industry.
At the NewTeeVee Live conference in San Francisco, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch talks about how the company’s Flash software is coming to new devices such as game consoles, smartphones, and TVs. Lynch says Adobe is working with chip vendors and TV manufacturers on a variety of different television platforms to bring more interactivity to the living room.
Monte Ford, CIO of American Airlines talks to ZDNet’s Sumi Das about developing a new passenger service system that will allow customers to connect more easily to the airline through their web site and other mobile devices. Ford also discusses how his IT organization faced the challenges of 9/11 and the weathered recent economic downturn.
Adobe's latest incarnation of Acrobat is top of the line, highly featured software. Just make sure you need all the bells and whistles before you pay the AU$999 price tag.
Nokia's 3220 makes its presence known with flashing LEDs and a case that can 'write' messages in the air.
Pioneer updates its DVD burner line with the dual-layer capable DVR-A08XL
By far the best integrated development environment Microsoft has ever produced, Visual Studio.Net is also now the leading solution for developing Web services.
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