Articles about Software Development
A multi-million dollar investment is the cue for a company name change as well as expansion plans for GraphLab and its predictive app development platform.
When it comes to enterprise systems design, "everyone is responsible for looking out for the user."
The tens of tech hubs dotted across the continent are helping its startups attract capital and skill up.
The Indian government's internet block on 32 websites, affecting nearly 300 million citizens, has now been lifted on Pastebin but India still blocks 27 other sites, including Internet Archive.
An explosion of operating system choices has appeared at CES 2015 -- a shame that it is in an area where agility does not occur, and stability is key.
Facebook adopts a startup focused on natural language platforms and brings in more developers.
The Indian government's internet block affecting nearly 300 million citizens was lifted on Vimeo but still alleges Pastebin, Internet Archive and others to host terrorist content.
Microsoft is making more organizational changes aimed at getting more software developers to write for its platforms.
Keep your customers close, and keep your internal customers even closer: Before a lot of money and effort gets spent on technology, marketers should look at agile methodologies.
There was great news and there was awful news in the world of Linux and open-source software during 2014.
DevOps will require a lot of sales work to get the right parts of enterprise on board.
An MIT researcher has unveiled a new approach to self completing programming with Ur/Web.
Docker containers deliver plenty of advantages, but they need an enterprise umbrella, says a cloud expert.
As well as acquiring storage-engine company WiredTiger, open-source database firm MongoDB is bringing on board the architects behind the technology.
The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license at all.
Streamlined look ready for launch...
Ryan Boudreaux compiled a list of time-saving online CSS resources for busy web designers.
People who enjoy open-source software often forget that most of the developers behind the code are working in their own time and at their own expense.
Todd Fluhr found ten websites to represent some of the worst design tragedies on the Internet -- from sites of the well-known (J.K. Rowling and George E.R. Martin) to the obscure.
New tenants sought for London 2012 Press and Broadcast Centres for after the games...
Google targets Apple devices, Android and Adobe e-readers...
So, you've installed the Windows 8 Developer Preview and you're feeling a bit disoriented? You've come to the right place. Here's a collection of shortcuts and tips to help you navigate the "reimagined" Windows 8 interface.
The web giant's Australian arm has tested voice search functionality under the sea and under the ground, as it looks to improve the feature in its desktop and mobile versions
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Roku 2 XS. Inside the streaming media player (now with Angry Birds), he found hardware from Samsung, SMSC, and Broadcom.
Take a tour of some of the world's greatest cities courtesy of the Google Maps upgrade...
Photos of the month - July 2011
Subscription service brings classic and current BBC content to audiences in Western Europe...
Tech giants team up to combine consumer tools with enterprise tech...
Take a tour of the Google+ private beta - Mark Zuckerberg already has...
Photos of the month - June 2011
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Microsoft General Manager Ian Ellison-Taylor and Intel General Manager Renee James show attendees Silverlight 3 running on an Atom-based Moblin device. The new software will run on mobile Linux Netbooks, phone as early as 2010.
For start-ups without a lot of time or money, is it smarter to develop for the iPhone first or the Android OS? Panelists at the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford discuss the pros and cons of each platform. With 65,000 apps available, the iPhone may be the most popular smartphone, but that also means that many more apps can eclipse yours. Panelists include Purnima Kochikar, vice president of the Nokia Community and Developer Forum; Dorrian Porter, CEO of Mozes; Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry; and moderator Mark Newhall, co-founder of IdealWave Solutions and INmobile.org.
What can small companies and start-ups without huge audience numbers do to earn money from their Web sites? At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., panelists discuss pay-per-click ads, and why they might not be the best model for small companies. Rather, they say, finding a single sponsor or targeting a more specific audience could be a better strategy. Panelists include: Neil Chase, vice president of Author Services at Federated Media; Samir Arora, chairman and CEO of Glam Media; and David Kopp, senior director of North American ads at Yahoo. Moderator: Bill Reichert, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Volkswagen's Marcial Hernandez and Sun's Greg Bollella detail Project Bixby, an Audi TTS programmed by Volkswagen and using a Java runtime environment. The vehicle will then be raced on a Rally course against other automated vehicles.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Calif., Sun fellow James Gosling, and Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz demo Sun’s new online store. The new Java store will distribute and sell mobile apps based on the Java programming language.
At JavaOne in San Francisco, Calif., Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks to Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy about the future of Java development. Ellison says he will continue to expand investment in Java and sees the programming language being used in a variety of devices including Google's Android phones and Netbooks.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch demos a beta version of Flash Catalyst, a Web development program that allows developers to import pictures and make each shape into a Web element. Flash Catalyst also creates Flex code of these elements, letting developers add to and manipulate the code directly, and giving them the ability to connect to Facebook's API.
At the Green: Net '09 conference in San Francisco, Erin Carlson, director of Yahoo for Good, breaks down the demographics of green-minded consumers who visit the Web site. She says most people need something exciting to grab their interest--what she calls the dessert. Then the service can slip in useful information (the broccoli) to educate and inform readers on real issues.
Andre Mendes, CIO of the Special Olympics, describes the website where friends and family can go see footage and information on any participant in the games. Results are posted constantly, so viewers can stay up to date.
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