Articles about Software Development
Oracle's stewardship has been good for the MySQL database argues Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev.
The 14th annual conference of international research networks last month was the scene of some startling demonstrations of the future of open-source networking.
'Sometimes previous API versions will stop working completely, leaving you with a client code that is making calls to dead endpoints.'
It may seem unlikely that ordinary firms will ever be able to emulate the resource-rich web giants when it comes to data architectures. But that possibility may be closer than you think, says Neo Technology CEO Emil Eifrem.
18F, a startup embedded within the U.S. General Services Administration, offers itself as an 'agile coach' to tech-heavy federal agencies.
Protecode's special infographic gives you a roadmap to open source license selection.
Forrester Research's survey shows that most developers, even ones who usually stick with Microsoft Visual Studio, are now using open source.
With Microsoft throwing its weight behind Docker containers, the man who started the project, Docker CTO Solomon Hykes, spells out the message behind the Windows move.
A survey of IT managers finds that half report backlogs of at least 10 mobile apps.
The computing world has changed, as devices and services become ubiquitous. Now it's time to change the apps we build, and the ways we think about work.
Microsoft and IBM have forged a new alliance bringing more of IBM's enterprise software and services to Azure, and Microsoft's enterprise software to IBM's cloud platforms.
Romania's universities have classes in English, German and French, and with degrees recognised across the EU, could the country hold the key to a debt-free education?
Needed: clear-headed thinking on where IoT can and should make a difference.
Along with Mirantis' own development work, the OpenStack open-source cloud platform's upstream community should feel the benefit of a $100m series B funding round.
Microsoft's Office team has a new approach designed to allow it to share more of Office's code across not just Windows, but also Android, iOS and the Web.
How to download everything from Angry Birds to business apps
Photos of the month - December 2010
From DIY Xmas cards to festive tunes and games...
Technology giants and web entrepreneurs get connected and social in Paris
Google watches over the environment
The final stop for space-bound software
Social network site upgrades its Messages service to unite different communication methods
See what's in store when Microsoft releases it package of cloud-based apps...
South Pole fauna snapped by Google's lens...
Google had the strength to dump Wave after the bubble burst on the collaboration software, so here are 10 more of its projects that we reckon are ready for the chop
Roku just announced three new streaming media players to replace their lineup dating back to late 2009. The new players all have integrated wireless capabilities with 720p and 1080p (top two models) support. Roku currently has over 85 channels of content for you to enjoy and you will never be bored again with your TV and a Roku player.
From Iron Man to the Candy Bar - via the Lego pit...
The apps that make publications based on who and what you're interested in
Ribbons, photo editing and co-authoring come to latest Office for Apple users
Adobe Systems is looking to make their Air platform the de facto choice for cloud-computing applications, but judging by their marketplace offerings, they still have some work to do.
CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi checks in with News.com Senior Writer Stephen Shankland about the two-day Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. From demos of the Android touch screen to details on the Google App Engine (don't forget the free junk food), Shankland calls the event a success.
Jim Marggraff, CEO of Livescribe, shows off the 2GB, Java-capable Pulse Smartpen at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco. The pen records audio as the user takes handwritten notes, then synchs up the sound with the writing. Audio can then be played back when someone taps the pen on paper. The device also converts languages instantly, playing translations out loud through the embedded speaker or displaying the word on its LED screen.
At the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco, Ken Russell and Sven Gothel of Sun Microsystems explain how the Nvidia APX2500 chip allows developers to write Java apps on a desktop and run them directly to cell phones. Users will be able to play games and navigate cities in 3D using GPS.
At the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, James Gosling, Sun Microsystems vice president and fellow, talks to Arizona State University geological sciences professor Phil Christensen about the school's geospatial software, JMARS. The open-source project is available to the public and used by NASA to find and gather scientific data for analysis.
Legendary musician Neil Young shows off a new multimedia project spanning his music career. Joining Young onstage at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco to demo the project--which uses Java and Blu-ray technology--is Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green, Sun executive vice president of software.
Bill Watkins, CEO of hard-drive maker Seagate Technology, sits down with CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos to discuss the future of the drive industry, the current economy, and some of the changes he'd like to see coming with the 2008 election. The U.S. needs to give green cards to college graduates, he says, and flash won't take over the drive industry any day soon.
David Beitel, CTO of Zillow.com describes how the company is using technology to process millions of new property records into an electronic database and then post on the company's web site in a user-friendly format.