Articles By Neil McAllister

10 programming languages that could shake up IT

10 programming languages that could shake up IT

SAN FRANCISCO -- Do we really need another programming language? There is certainly no shortage of choices already. Between imperative languages,...

January 6th, 2012 Neil McAllister
Sneak Peek: Microsoft Office Web Apps

Sneak Peek: Microsoft Office Web Apps

Microsoft unveiled the much anticipated Web-hosted versions of its Microsoft Office suite of productivity applications this morning, albeit with limited...

September 18th, 2009 Neil McAllister
Linux too fragmented to succeed?

Linux too fragmented to succeed?

If one desktop Linux distribution were to gain a significant lead over all the others, it could boost mainstream Linux...

April 26th, 2009 Neil McAllister
Linux could lose in war for free and open multimedia

Linux could lose in war for free and open multimedia

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEAs 64-bit processing becomes mainstream, the next major computing platform shift is due to arrive by 2008....

January 3rd, 2007 Neil McAllister
Open architectures solve big challenges

Open architectures solve big challenges

You've heard the saying. "Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." That mantra was first popularized in the 1970s, long...

March 14th, 2005 Neil McAllister