Google CEO talks interoperability and his company's relationship with Oracle
In a Google I/O Q&A session, Google CEO Larry Page noted that strained corporate relationships have slowed web advancement and stymied Google product interoperability. Still, "Opportunities in computing abound," he said.
Paul Krill , May 2013
5 pioneering paths for software development's new frontier
Modern software development requires a nimble approach -- which means mixing methodologies and hiring cross-functional coders, for a start. Find out how forward-thinking developers are beating out the old-guard in emerging app markets.
Serdar Yegulalp, May 2013
Open source Java projects: Akka
Get started with Akka, a JVM-based toolkit and runtime that implements the actor model message-passing paradigm. In this installment of <i>Open source Java projects</i>, Steven Haines presents a simple program that showcases the Akka message passing system, then develops a more complex program using concurrent processes to compute prime numbers.
Steven Haines, May 2013
Mobile strategy? You need a business strategy
Mobile technology is an enabler, not a goal. Start with your business goals and then see where mobile helps them.
Brian Katz, May 2013
Java EE 7 moves forward
The next version of enterprise Java has received executive approval in the Java Community Process and a reference implementation is due soon, Oracle says.
Paul Krill, May 2013
AMD-led consortium takes steps to break multicore programming barriers
The HSA Foundation has released a uniform memory architecture, called HUMA, that would make different memory types in a system accessible to all processors.
Agam Shah, April 2013
Why developers are turning to API services
As outside services are increasingly integrated into enterprise and consumer applciations the demand for API management tools is also growing, especially for cloud and mobile apps.
Paul Krill, April 2013
When to use applets instead of HTML forms: Three easy techniques
Mark O. Pendergast, PhD, April 2013
Apple keeps patching Java on OS X Snow Leopard after proposed drop-dead date
Updates are considered a smart move given that not all Mac users can upgrade to Java 7 and are relying on Apple for patches.
Gregg Keizer, April 2013
Review: Four killer cloud IDEs
Peter Wayner, April 2013
Java 7 Update 21 to fix bugs, change applet warning messages
Oracle's latest update demonstrates commitment to fixing security issues related to the Java Plug-in, a necessity for many enterprises.
Lucian Constantin, April 2013
Open your data to the world
Not having an API is becoming like not having a website, but the interface has got to be easy for outside developers to work with.
Neil Savage, April 2013
Apache Foundation promotes development framework Bloodhound
Open source tool for collaborating on software development is now an official top-level project, having graduated from the foundation's product incubator.
Jon Gold, April 2013
Google simplifies integration of SMS and voice with App Engine
New Python and Java libraries enable developers to add voice and SMS to GAE Web apps with just a few lines of code, via Twilio's cloud-based communications platform.
Mikael Ricknäs, April 2013
CodeMirror: Edit code in your browser
Peter Wayner, March 2013