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Who's to blame for 'catastrophic' Heartbleed Bug?

Over the past week, the Heartbleed bug has sent tech industry giants and startups scurrying to patch servers and change digital encryption certificates, but who's to blame for this flaw in the open-source protocol?

Coeffects: The next big programming language challenge

Modern applications run in a wide variety of environments, which demands that they be increasingly context aware. Here, Tomas Petricek demonstrates the use of annotated types to build context awareness into an application, while also...


Sorry, JavaFX -- Java 8 won't help you matter

Java 8 aims to push JavaFX to the forefront of mobile and embedded development, with upgraded UI controls, an embedded graphics stack, and 3D graphics capabilities, but many developers and analysts are less than convinced.

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Scrum co-inventor: Agile can lower risk, but it won't tell you how to code

Co-inventor of Scrum and Agile Manifesto signatory, Ken Schwaber says the time has come for a more measurable, evidence-based approach to evaluating software development projects and methodologies.

Break Down Barriers and Reduce Cycle Times with DevOps

Learn why and how many successful companies have changed how they deliver software by dismantling the traditional silos that stifle collaboration and progress.

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Software developers, you're better when you work together

Survey results from software developers at companies including IBM, Google, and Intel show that collaborative, open source development is on the rise for both in-house and shared projects.

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Half full or half empty? HTML5's mixed outlook

HTML5 faces an uncertain future, according to a new IDC report, and likely won't replace native mobile application development anytime soon.

The wait is over: JDK 8 is here!

A developer's list and crib-sheet of some of the best resources on the web for learning about Java 8, now in general availability.

Google? Evil? You have no idea

Google's famous mandate is to 'do no evil', but its growing empire includes a municipal surveillance silo in Oakland, Calif. Brace yourself for an exhaustive rundown of Google's many deeds, and how they could be adding up.

4 ways to modernize your application performance monitoring strategy

Online retail sales in the US will reach $370 billion by 2017 - a 10 percent compound annual growth rate over the next 5 years.

Preview: Google's tantalizing Mobile Chrome App SDK

Google's new Cordova-based toolchain lets you develop hybrid mobile apps from the same HTML, JavaScript, and CSS code as Chrome apps.

Android takes 62 percent share of tablet market in 2013

iOS lagged behind Android for overall growth in 2013, even though Apple is still the biggest tablet vendor by a large margin.

Coding conventions: 9 areas where developers actually agree

Millions of GitHub commits don't lie: find out how your coding habits and pet peeves stack up based on real code written in Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, Scala, C#, and JavaScript.

Mobile's next great leap will happen in the cloud

Smartphones and tablets are saturated with features, leaving less room for innovation on the device -- but more for innovation in the cloud.

10 key findings illustrate the need for a new breed of APM solutions

This paper highlights ten key takeaways from the most recent survey on the impact of Cloud on application management. Read Now>>

Famo.us public beta launch set for mid-April

Famo.us wants its JavaScript/HTML5 development technology, currently in limited private beta, to be a foundation for businesses.

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Which vendors will be on target in the era of New IT

Major technology shifts centering on cloud computing, big data, and mobile and embedded application development are edging out some well established players in the IT field, creating opportunities for bold new ventures. Find out who's

Famo.us: We're building a better PhoneGap

The JavaScript/HTML wizards look to top Adobe's mobile dev framework by using the same core technology -- Apache Cordova -- in a slick new way.

As IT hiring slows, freelancers are getting more work

Your next job may be as a hired gun as more companies recruit outsiders to fill positions once held by full-time staffers.

Mobile Apps and Devices Slash Customer Cycle Time

Consolidated Engineering Laboratories' field employees used to collect data on triplicate forms that were sometimes hard to read and difficult to manage. After procuring iPad devices from CDW and integrating mobile apps with

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Hiring managers advise job seekers to contribute to open-source projects

Open source participation is seen to demonstrate coding skills, collaboration abilities, and technology interests far beyond what's outlined in a resume.

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Java 8 will likely strip out Stripped Implementations

With just over one month to Java 8's release, Java platform Chief Architect Mark Reinhold has proposed dropping Stripped Implementations in order to maintain backward compatibility.

Boom or bust: The lowdown on code academies

Programming boot camps are increasing the supply of code-ready workers, but is a 12-week crash course really any substitute for a four-year engineering degree?

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Developers' wish list for iOS 8

Suggested features for the next iPhone and iPad OS range from diagnostic data to parental controls to leaving things almost as-is.

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