DonorsChoose.org is holding a competition in which developers and analysts are asked to use their talents to "engage the public and impact education" using data the organization has opened to the public.
Quark has released a major update to QuarkXPress, its flagship page layout and publishing tool, adding an app design tool for building iOS apps, plus more mobile development tools.
Oracle has released the latest version of its distributed in-memory data grid product, Oracle Coherence 3.7.
Oracle has released the latest version of its free graphical database development tool, Oracle SQL Developer 3.0.
Adobe is gearing up to release an update to Creative Suite, its flagship development environment and digital media production package. The upcoming version 5.5 release, due out within a month, incorporates new features for creating HTML5 applications and apps developed specifically for tablets.
Oracle this week announced Enterprise Gateway 11g, part of their Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g application infrastructure foundation. Enterprise Gateway 11g provides enhanced security for service-oriented architecture (SOA), either on-premises, across domains, or in the cloud.
Oracle has extended its Application Development Framework (ADF) to include Oracle ADF Mobile Client, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware. It enables developers to create Java-based apps that run locally on mobile devices.
Oracle recently updated its MySQL 5.5 Enterprise Edition subscription service. The update adds new tools for design, development, administration, and backup, as well as enhancements to existing tools.
Microsoft is giving a boost to accessibility in its Office 2010 suite and launching new training courses and resources dedicated to helping developers produce more accessible sites and software.