Articles about Software Development
The arrival of the stats API in Docker is the cue for Logentries to offer container-level insights into usage and performance for production environments.
Identified: Key performance indicators for the user experience.
Instead of running Hadoop jobs on isolated, dedicated clusters, the open-source Myriad framework, backed by Mesosphere and MapR, is designed to bring them into the datacenter mainstream.
Along with significant performance improvements, Docker says release 1.5 offers a number of useful new abilities, including IPv6 support and a view of resource-usage statistics.
Google is saying goodbye to SPDY, with the internet giant planning to retire its support for the non-standard web protocol in 2016, in favour of supporting HTTP/2 in Chrome.
Too many open-source programs try to get by on a shoe-string, and our technology suffers for it. The Linux Foundation is working on funding these projects.
With cluster management a persistently big issue, recently-launched Amazon container service ECS is aiming to show how it can integrate with Apache Mesos and Marathon.
Five new services have been added to the Watson Developer Cloud.
Flocker firm ClusterHQ points to its series A funding round announced today as proof of the long-term potential of Docker and container technology.
Jade Software has informed its global user base that support for version 6.3 ends in May.
Microservices promise an even leaner and more agile service-oriented architecture. Will the business buy it as well?
Microsoft has released its new runtime for .NET Core, its framework for cross-platform development.
With general availability for version 3.0 looming, MongoDB's CTO explains why he thinks it will be so significant for businesses.
The prize in DataStax's acquisition of open-source firm Aurelius is not the Titan database but rather engineering expertise, which will be used in developing a new graph database.
Amazon Web Services developers will eventually have a stable SDK for Go, a language incubated at Google that's finding support among a growing number of developers.
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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