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
The SDK for Node.js can be used to build fast and scalable network applications for Amazon's cloud.
Mikael Ricknäs, May 2013
CIOs like big data, just not in the cloud
Although cloud providers like Amazon are linking big data with the public cloud, enterprises rightfully don't see it that way -- not yet.
David Linthicum, May 2013
Under the hood of Pivotal One, where cloud dev meets big data
Flush with cash from GE, startup Pivotal unveils ambitious PaaS offering aimed at fulfilling 'Internet of things' dream.
Ted Samson, 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
Review: Four killer cloud IDEs
Peter Wayner, April 2013
Finding gems in big data archives
Big data needn't be fast-moving to be sexy. Archives tend to be the largest data stores, and among the most valuable.
James Kobielus, April 2013
Open source plug-in speeds mobile app development
Cloudbees and Soasta have announced the Soasta CloudTest Plugin for Jenkins, which aims to connect the dots between mobile and Jenkins CI for easier testing and deployment to the cloud.
Paul Krill, 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
How to teach a Java EE app new NoSQL tricks
To some, Antonio Goncalves's modernized Java EE Pet Shop application serves as a demo for Java EE done right. Porting Pet Shop to NoSQL (via Couchbase 2.0) turned up both strengths and weaknesses of Java enterprise programming.
Andrew C. Oliver, March 2013
DHS shifting to cloud, agile development to boost homeland security
Along with its transition to agile, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is establishing infrastructure to support cloud services, platform-as-a-service, and software-as-a-service.
Patrick Thibodeau, March 2013
OpenStack: Vive la revolution!
How OpenStack has changed the cloud computing landscape and become the standard base for nearly every provider.
David Linthicum , March 2013
Red Hat rolls FuseSource middleware into JBoss stack
FuseSource's AMQ messaging will eventually replace Red Hat's own MRG, while the Fuse ESB will work alongside the JBoss ESB.
Joab Jackson, March 2013
The rise of cloud-based IDEs
Development tools in the cloud enable programming from anywhere, but they're not suited for every application development scenario.
Paul Krill, March 2013