Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

The best Go language IDEs and editors

The best Go language IDEs and editors

Among dozens of options for developing Go programs, Gogland, Visual Studio Code, and Cloud9 rise to the top

What deep learning really means

What deep learning really means

GPUs in the cloud put the predictive power of deep neural networks within reach of every developer

Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Jump into Microsoft’s drag-and-drop machine learning studio with this hands-on tutorial

Get started with TensorFlow

Get started with TensorFlow

Begin harnessing the power of Google’s open source machine learning library with InfoWorld's hands-on tutorial

Choosing your Java IDE

Choosing your Java IDE

Find out what to look for in a Java IDE and get tips for deciding which of the top three--Eclipse, NetBeans, or IntelliJ IDEA--is best for you

15 low-code tools for building mobile apps fast

15 low-code tools for building mobile apps fast

These simple mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

Four rich, pretrained machine learning APIs bring the smarts behind Google to your apps

10 Android apps developers will love

10 Android apps developers will love

From full-blown IDEs to essential resource utilities, these Android apps bring powerful programming features to smartphones and tablets

10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

No-code and low-code mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

Beyond jQuery: An expert guide to choosing the right JavaScript framework

Beyond jQuery: An expert guide to choosing the right JavaScript framework

How to choose from 22 essential JavaScript frameworks for Web and mobile development

Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Red Hat’s robust, easy-to-use, and highly scalable PaaS now builds on Docker, with some temporary limitations

Review: AWS Lambda redefines 'on demand'

Review: AWS Lambda redefines 'on demand'

Amazon’s simple, scalable compute service runs your functions whenever needed, but is limited to Java, Python, and Node.js

Review: 10 JavaScript editors compared

Review: 10 JavaScript editors compared

Sometimes you need a full-fledged IDE but for many cases a simple JavaScript editor is more than enough. Find out why JavaScript editors Sublime Text, TextMate, and Brackets lead the pack for capabilities and speed.

Learn to crunch big data with R

Learn to crunch big data with R

Get started using the open source R programming language to do statistical computing and graphics on large data sets.

MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps

MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps

Get a well-rounded overview of the next generation of cloud-based mobile development platforms: AnyPresence, Appcelerator, FeedHenry, Kinvey, and Parse.

Fast guide to Google Go programming

Fast guide to Google Go programming

Get a visual overview of the architecture and features that make Google's Go language go, from basic concepts to methods, interfaces, and Go's lightweight concurrency model.

FeedHenry uses Node.js to fortify mobile apps

FeedHenry uses Node.js to fortify mobile apps

FeedHenry boosts enterprise mobile applications with rich client and tools support, as well as fast, scalable, Node.js-based back-end services.

PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation.

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler.

Jumping JavaScript! Hands-on with the Famo.us framework

Jumping JavaScript! Hands-on with the Famo.us framework

Famo.us is due to hit open beta on May 19. Take a guided tour of this fast and flashy JavaScript framework that seeks to reinvent the Web.

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