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Learning the language

The computing world owes a lot to Unix, and not just because it spawned Linux and Apple’s OS X. Unix...

October 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Progress Software and developers: A Q&A with CEO Phil Pead

ORLANDO -- Any company can get blindsided by shifts in tech - but for a company with 30 years' experience...

October 8th, 2014 Candice So

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Pivotal puts $300 million into Canadian developer division

A Toronto software development house that works with enterprises on their application is significantly expanding its presence, with plans to...

October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Genband offers Kandy for embedding UC into business apps

For some years industry analysts have complained that many business applications don’t integrate with each other, forcing users to jump...

September 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon