Development


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.

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?

Top 3 Trends in Developer Testing

How should developers cope with software eating the world?

Q&A: Making the Move to HTML5

What are the benefits of HTML5 to your organization, and what skills will you need to make the transition a success?

The New Meaning of Software Quality

Building software faster doesn't mean the software is better. What your IT organization may need is an agile quality process.

8 Principles of Better Unit Testing

Writing good, robust unit tests is not hard -- it just takes a little practice. These pointers will help you write better unit tests.

Q&A: Developing Mobile Apps at Drexel University

How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.

Going Mobile: Introducing Your Mainframe to Modern Tools

With the proper process controls, you can now allow access for any class of device and "future proof" yourself from what comes next.

Commentary: Survey of Agile in the Real World Confounds

A pair of analysts surveyed how enterprises are using an agile methodology. The facts are interesting; their analysis is downright foolish.

Q&A: Akka 101

What makes Akka so valuable for building today’s distributed applications?