Programming & Development


Google 'Code-In' Calls on K-12 Students To Become Open Source Developers

Google wants to get middle and high school students interested in open source software, and the company is betting that a new "outreach contest" that includes cash prizes and a grand-prize trip to the Googleplex in California will appeal to budding programmers.

Microsoft Moves WebMatrix to Beta 2

WebMatrix Beta 2 is integrated with NuPack, a new open source package manager Microsoft announced Wednesday. The company also released the ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta, which supports the Razor view-engine.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server 2010 to Manufacturers

Microsoft has released BizTalk Server 2010 to its hardware manufacturing partners, which means that products will ship to customers soon.

Flaw Affecting ASP.NET Apps Now Being Exploited

Earlier this week, Microsoft published additional information about an ASP.NET flaw, which is now being exploited.

Ed Tech Developers Wooed to Incubator Program

Developers with promising technology ideas that cater to the education market may have a chance at fame through an incubator program hosted by the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association.

BigMemory Ehcache Addon Dumps Java Garbage Collection

Terracotta has released to beta a new Java addon for the Enterprise version of its Ehcache distributed Java caching software designed to free Java applications from the memory and performance constraints of Garbage Collection (GC).

Open Source Java ESB Moves into the Cloud

Web-based middleware maker MuleSoft yesterday unveiled a new version of its enterprise service bus (ESB), Mule ESB 3.0 Community.

Palm Updates webOS, Releases SDK

Palm has unveiled the next generation of its mobile OS platform--webOS 2.0--and made the SDK available via the SDK Early Access Program.

W3C Launches Web Performance Working Group

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) last week announced a new Web Performance Working Group that aims to more accurately measure Web app performance times.

Agile Platform 5.1 Aimed at Amazon Cloud

OutSystems has released version 5.1 of its Agile Platform, featuring "1 Click" provisioning designed to help developers quickly get projects up and running on Amazon's EC2 cloud computing service.

White Papers:

  • Make a Difference. No Compromise. PDF screen shot

    Printing solutions have become complicated. With new options and technology, such as MFP or CLOUD services, it is making short and long term printing decisions much more complicated. Read this whitepaper to learn about available printing solutions that offer low acquisition costs, low energy consumption and speedy print production. Read more...