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 has opened a test site for Web developers that shows off promising yet unstable HTML 5 code.
The traditional "waterfall" method will retain its position as the dominant development strategy according to a new survey of European companies.
Two-thirds of all IT projects are cancelled, significantly delayed, or go over budget. Here's how to be in the other one-third.
Web-based middleware maker MuleSoft has unveiled a new version of its enterprise service bus (ESB), Mule ESB 3.0 Community.
Google seems to be the platform of choice for public cloud adopters; IBM gets high marks from private cloud users.
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 integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).
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 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.
Company says it is readying tool to let non-programmers develop desktop- and cloud-based business apps
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.
New version of dotCMS sports a totally re-built user interface as well as a number of enterprise-grade enhancements.
A metadata-led approach to understanding applications can help architects regain control over the applications that run their business.
Study lists oversights that can lead to denial-of-service attacks, data theft, or control of a system by hackers.
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.
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's previously under-wraps operating system is now available to developers as open source code, the company announced on Thursday.
Rich Internet applications and their brainchild, software-as-a-service, are expensive to build. Today they represent the most challenging development process yet.
Moving beyond software testing to understand and measure the structural quality of the entire software system is the key to preventing software glitches.