HP Steps Up Cloud Lineup

Hewlett-Packard Co. launches portfolio of private cloud services, hardware and software and announces plans to jump into public cloud hosting.

Survey: Capturing Requirements is Top Agile "Pain Point"

Going Agile shifts the focus of gathering application requirements from detailed specifications to user stories, and that's the biggest obstacle to success, according to a recent survey of companies making the leap.

Microsoft Opens HTML5 Labs for Developers

Microsoft has opened a test site for Web developers that shows off promising yet unstable HTML 5 code.

Survey: Waterfall Remains Dominant Development Methodology

The traditional "waterfall" method will retain its position as the dominant development strategy according to a new survey of European companies.

3 Tips for Managing Requirement Changes

Two-thirds of all IT projects are cancelled, significantly delayed, or go over budget. Here's how to be in the other one-third.

Open Source Java ESB Moves into the Cloud

Web-based middleware maker MuleSoft has unveiled a new version of its enterprise service bus (ESB), Mule ESB 3.0 Community.

Cloud Developers Prefer Google, IBM

Google seems to be the platform of choice for public cloud adopters; IBM gets high marks from private cloud users.

Firefox, PowerPoint, Other Apps at Risk from DLL Flaw

A vulnerability Microsoft has confirmed is being exploited, and the software giant says it can't fix the problem with a simple update.

Java-COBOL Integrator Updated

Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).

Updated Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Aimed at Java Jocks

Oracle has released an update of its Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11g, extending its support to more Fusion Middleware components, Eclipse 3.6 "Helios" release and Java EE tools

Microsoft Lays Out "Open Cloud" Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of the open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Microsoft Debuts Visual Tool for Non Programmers

Company says it is readying tool to let non-programmers develop desktop- and cloud-based business apps

Is Google Going Agile?

A Google program manager last week announced the company was changing its software development methodologies to speed up stable releases of the Chrome Web browser.

Enhancements to Open Source Java Content Management System Aimed at Enterprise

New version of dotCMS sports a totally re-built user interface as well as a number of enterprise-grade enhancements.

Architecting for Reality

A metadata-led approach to understanding applications can help architects regain control over the applications that run their business.

Report Profiles Top Software Security Coding Errors

Study lists oversights that can lead to denial-of-service attacks, data theft, or control of a system by hackers.

Oracle Outlines Sun Integration Plan

With its acquisition of Sun Microsystems completed, Oracle Corp. on Wednesday laid out its plans for integrating Sun's software and hardware systems into its own product lineup.

Lessons from 2009: Advice for IT and Vendors

Products released this year show vendors and IT how to alleviate common pain points. ESJ's editorial director highlights four areas to focus on in the coming year -- which may provide a strong return on your investment.

Google Chrome OS Released as Open Source Code

Google's previously under-wraps operating system is now available to developers as open source code, the company announced on Thursday.

Reaping the Benefits of RIA and SaaS

Rich Internet applications and their brainchild, software-as-a-service, are expensive to build. Today they represent the most challenging development process yet.