HP pushes app performance testing to the cloud

For software developers, write the code can be only half the battle. The other part is stress testing the app to see if it can handle thousands or tens of thousands of users

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Appmethod development environment gets new capabilities

Embarcadero Technologies has released its Appmethod multi-device application  development platform with its latest tools, saying the environment is now ideal for making connected apps for the Internet of Things. Appmethod, which lets developers

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ten tips for more secure sofware

The IEEE has just set up a Center for Secure Design to help software architects create applications that don’t have fatal flaws. Many are well known, but for some reason continue to persist.

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IEEE group goes after software design flaws

The IT community is obsessed with finding bugs in software and systems, and rightly so given the large number of network and data breaches reported this year alone. But stamping out the bugs

Published on: September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Eight tips for resilient big data apps

One of the problems with big data applications is they have to handle big data -- we're talking huge data sets. As Supreet Oberoi, vice-president of Concurrent Inc. , a maker of the

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver firm updates software development environment

A Vancouver software company has issued the latest version of its cloud platform for agile application development with special pricing. ActiveState Software released version 3.4 of Stackato, with new capabilities including application rollback

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Why vendors need ‘a kick in the pants’

Tired of your applications breaking? Frustrated by the inability of consulting firms you hired to get applications to work together? Angry that despite vendor promises the last software upgrade isn't giving measurable performance

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Apple to open iOS a little

In the fight over whether operating systems should be open or proprietary, Apple has always been in the proprietary corner, with its control over its operating systems. But facing fierce competition from Android

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Verivo releases Akula 2.0 enterprise mobile app server

Verivo Software has announced the release of version 2.0 of its Akula 2.0 mobile application platform. The latest release of the open, standards-based platform supports the reuse of mobile services during development and

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks