Development


Point-and-Click Mobile Development Added to Salesforce Platform

Salesforce.com recently announced Lightning development tools for its Salesforce1 platform with the goal of enabling enterprise staffers with varying technical skills to build mobile apps.

Alpha Software Features Built-In Offline Support for Mobile Apps

Low-code solution allows effective offline use of data-driven apps.

More Mobile Developers Get Access to Facebook Ad Network

Enterprise developers and marketers can capitalize on the vast quantities of information the Web giant gathers from its users.

Mobile App Visualization Tool Keeps Development Teams Synchronized

Business stakeholders, designers and developers can keep track of an app's UX throughout a project lifecycle.

Enterprises Increasingly Crowdsourcing Development

Recently a group of so-called "pacesetter" companies surveyed by IBM's Center for Applied Insights reported forming new partnerships with "citizen developers" to bridge skills gaps in their workforce, adding to the mounting evidence of crowdsourcing's traction in the enterprise.

Pivotal Targets Enterprises with New Mobile Development Services

Pivotal Software is capitalizing on last year's acquisition of mobile development firm Xtreme Labs with the recent announcement of Pivotal CF Mobile Services.

Enterprises Need To Rethink Mobile App Development or Fail, Analysts Say

Gartner and IDC analysts provide tips on how to succeed in the new mobile world.



In Surprise Move, SAP Backs OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

Traditional ERP and CRM enterprise software vendor joins archrival Oracle as sponsor of OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service initiative.

Talend Sandbox Aims To Quicken Enterprise Adoption of Big Data

The Talend Big Data Sandbox promises "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."

Apple-IBM Deal To Boost Enterprise Mobile Big Data Analytics

Companies emphasize bringing Big Data analytics to iPhone and iPad users.

Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

Salesforce.com Claims First Industry Initiative for Enterprise Wearable Computing

Salesforce Wear Developer Pack provides sample apps for glasses, wristbands, smartwatches and more.

Google Offers Up Tool for Enterprises To Manage Software Containers

Containers are a lightweight means to develop, ship and run distributed applications on different platforms.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.

Continuuity Tool to Manage Big Data Clusters Goes Open Source

Continuuity Inc. recently announced it was open sourcing its Loom software used to manage Big Data clusters in the cloud.

Q&A: The Evolution of Emulation

Emulation can pay big dividends. We examine emulation's long history, its value, and what's ahead, focusing on its use at Unisys.

Q&A: New Developments in Development Languages

What's the latest in development languages, and what is BYOX?

Careers: Developers Embrace Moonlighting

More than half of all programmers moonlight -- as hobbyists, as contributors to open source projects, or, thanks to marketplaces like the AppStore, for fun and profit.

Top 3 Trends in Developer Testing

How should developers cope with software eating the world?

2012 IT Trends in Review; What to Expect in 2013

Which three trends had the biggest impact on IT in 2012, and which will affect IT the most in 2013?