The CWDN blog is really not interested in funding, corporate ventures, mergers, buy-outs or even corporate parties (unless we are invited, obviously)... this much should be said.
Software application developers working with the kinds of embedded computing devices that we now class as citizens within the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) can be forgiven for getting somewhat ...
- 18 Jan 2016
F5 Networks is a firm aiming to stake a claim for itself. The Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and network technology firm is now on its second annual State of Application Delivery survey. ...
How do you end up being a 'significant software provider' in the still-shifting world of hybrid cloud?
Automotive 'aftermarket' technical information company Autodata has released a new batch of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
- 14 Jan 2016
Polycom has just announced a new developer zone called Sandbox.
What is a cloud computing 'storm' -- if such a term exists... and what are its implications for software application developers working in newly virtualised platform environments?
What to expect from NDC London 2016
Bish, bash, BOSH: Pivotal says 'I believe' in CloudCredo
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network written by Mark Warren of Perforce Software.
It's been a busy year for Tableau Software -- the data visualisation firm has pushed out what amounts to more product updates than at any time in its past.
The CWDN blog picks just a handful of technologies as favourite nerd-must-haves for the forthcoming 'holiday' season.
Mendix: 'analysability', it's now a thing
- 16 Dec 2015
This blog's news desk has seen 'findings' tabled as insightful as: mobility likely to be key driver in enterprise applications in 2016.
- 15 Dec 2015
Crayon cracks software asset brainteaser with Puzzlepart
- 14 Dec 2015
A universal quantum computer uses quantum mechanics to process massive amounts of data and perform computations in powerful new ways not possible with today's conventional computers.
A geek's gift guide
Everyone loves a developer competition, right?
SmartBear specialises in tools for collaborative development, functional testing, performance testing and performance monitoring across APIs, mobile, web and desktop.
The challenges of designing software that supports international business are many, manifold, multiplex and... crucially, multilingual.
When we say Aruba, we now say Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
Nutanix has been called an upstart hyper-converged infrastructure vendor who gets its kicks taking a swing at virtualisation giant VMware with its own hypervisor offering.
- 24 Nov 2015
Wipro's Kumudha Sridharan dropped the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog a line this week and insisted he had a point to make.
PayPal and Braintree today have announced the £65,593.13 pence British Pound winner of its 2015 BattleHack Series.
Informatica launches industry's first integrated platform for big data management said the press release headline in what is, arguably, something of an overstatement all round.
- 10 Nov 2015
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella presented part of the keynote at this year's Future Decoded event with the following points of note...
Rackspace has announced the free beta offering of 'Carina by Rackspace' -- an instant-on native container environment.
IBM tells us it likes developers, but don't be fooled -- everyone has been saying that since a certain bald headed CEO started bouncing around the stage screaming the word.
- 01 Nov 2015
Next time you look at DevOps news, look for functions like quantifiable tasks metrics, call stack analysis technology or binary artifact repository control... the rest of it might be trying to spin ...
IBM VP for industry analytics solutions held a breakout session at the firm's recent Insight 2015 conference and exhibition to talk about the real world implications, possibilities and applications ...
Senior VP for IBM Analytics Bob Picciano talks about the 'insight economy' as another kind of catchline that tries to express where his firm is channeling its software application development ...
IBM renamed its old Information on Demand conference to IBM Insight just before the whole big data analytics (which leads to 'insight', obviously) thing really started to take a hold
As you may have already noticed, the state of the application is now an always-on and always connected thing -- this is the new normal. Surely then, we need to approach software application ...
Where you like to call it data visualisation or data visualizations, data vizable-ness company Tableau has had a busy week.
- 21 Oct 2015
Tableau has used its keynote sessions at the company's annual user conference to to announce Vizable, a mobile application designed to help understand data with an iPad.
This blog is written live at the 8th annual Tableau Conference -- the firm is known for its 'mission' to reinvent the spreadsheet for the tablet age.
Google recently played the role of the small boy in that fairy tale by making the announcement of Accelerated Mobile Pages.
The 8th annual Tableau Conference is staged next week in (fabulous) Las Vegas -- so what should we expect?
- 14 Oct 2015
Forrester analyst Mike Gaultieri always gives one of the most colourful presentations at the PentahoWorld conference and exhibition every year. Last year's George Costanza story is linked here. ...
Gee whiz, if Apigee ain't as busy as a gee'd up API specialist this month. (Ed - enough cowboy talk, what's the scoop?) Apigee (pron: Apa-gee) is the firm behind Apigee Insights, an API-based ...
Helix GitSwarm is available free of charge as part of Perforce Helix.
Microsoft developer division chief S. Somasegar (call me 'Soma') is to leave his post after 27 happy years of serving the firm.
- 06 Oct 2015
Cloud-based financials and ERP company NetSuite held its Cloud Tour Europe 2015 this week in London. Working to push forward its omnichannel software suite strategy, the firm announced the opening ...
Compuware thinks Mainframe DevOps (ManDops, perhaps?) does exist and has spun the use of this term out to coincide with the release of this year's fourth major release of its Topaz software.
There's way too much PR spin in DevOps, it's a basic fact of life.
- 30 Sep 2015
Every cloud provider should have it's own exhibition, symposium, pow-wow and convention with the name of its product bolted onto or into the shortened "con" for conference, right?
- 28 Sep 2015
Key features of Teneo 4 include software that covers every aspect of natural language application development in 35 languages running on any operating system or device.
Studer is in town with the rest of the NetSuite glitterati for the firm's annual London cloud summit this October 2015.
- 22 Sep 2015
Actually, the title of this piece should read -- it's conference season: so please don't mention the Pope, Uber, Amazon, Ali Baba, Facebook and if you can possibly manage not to to use the ...
Like him (or his social network) or not, Mark 'Zuck' Zuckerberg has come up with one worthy comment it appears.
The company nginx is pronounced "Engine-Ex" and the firm is a specialist in software engine deliver technology -- so, it's an application delivery platform.
In case you hadn't noticed, microservices are big news.
- 10 Sep 2015
The firm's rationale for updates to Built.io Flow are to give it more functionality and make it more accessible for developers (and non-developers too) now.
Pulsant (pron: pulse-unt) is one of the UK's largest providers of datacentres, cloud hosting services and managed networks.
An Internet of Health developer platform in iHealth
Lytro, Inc. is giving users new access to its products -
The dot com boom is over, so we no longer need to start spelling company names starting with lower case letters.
The Computer Weekly Developer Network is fond of the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) show.
This is the age of the Internet of Things and the so-called 'wearable' technology device, this much we already know.
"Cost and complexity can now no longer prevent IoT ideas and innovation becoming reality," claims Pasi Jokinen, Thingsee's CEO.
Obviously the Internet of cardiovascular diagnostics Things (IocdT) is really just the IoT with a specific bent towards healthcare implementations
Pulsant specialises in managed cloud hosting, colocation and application hosting services.
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog by Matt Smith
The cloud computing model of service-based application delivery and storage is proving quite popular, or so they say.
Cirba: without balance, the cloud is inefficient
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog written by Maurizio Canton, CTO EMEA, TIBCO Software.
The argument here is... with less time spent on integration, experienced front-end developers can focus on product "experience" excellence for SAP customers.
Malware, phishing, hacking, BYOD risks and security vulnerabilities of all kinds are becoming more sophisticated every day -- this we know to be true.
A DevOps periodic table of elements, surely this can't be anything more than another case of DevOps-washing
Mendix has updated its application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) software to make it, well, sexier.
OpenStack 'pure-player' Mirantis has launched Mirantis Unlocked Appliances, a portfolio of 'converged infrastructure appliances' built with its own version of OpenStack.
Cloud-centric software application development and the migration of IT shop operations to cloud-based environments demands that software engineerings teams also embrace the idea of using ...
- 01 Jul 2015
Software analysis and measurement company Cast that spells its name CAST in an attempt to gain extra kudos but it doesn't actually stand for anything
WP Engine wants web developers to use its product, really, honest.
Application retirement is a thing. Of course it is, software applications don't live forever, not even legacy ones. It is sometimes also known as application decommissioning, application ...
The Asigra Cloud Backup Partner Summit 2015 runs this week in Toronto.
We all love the cloud computing model of service-based IT delivery, obviously... but what about when things go wrong?
The XCP product set is intended to extend the firm's hyperconverged approach to enable application independence from infrastructure with an advanced app mobility feature.
Advanced image-based VM replication through Veeam Cloud Connect includes built-in multi-tenant support to securely share host or cluster CPU, RAM, storage and networking resource allocation between ...
Nutanix .NEXT day zero: what is web-scale, anyway?
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog written by Brian Gentile, senior VP & general manager for TIBCO Analytics. The revolution cometh We're in the middle of a ...
This mobile application is designed to give 'novice traders' a chance to compare their market predictions with other stock market players and also share these thoughts on social sites such as ...
Nutanix is the 'web-scale converged infrastructure' company, or at least that's what the firm uses as its opening gambit.
So let's get this straight from the start; you enjoy tracking the rise of big data and the analytics that we now impress upon it to derive new insights in everything from retail to the Internet of ...
If you hadn't guessed it already, June is the last push in the annual tech calendar's conference season before the summer slowdown.
As a piece of terminology, "bitcoin software application development" is not in many people's daily alerts -- as of now in 2015.
Human characteristics, such as height, weight and proportions are considered, as well as information about human hearing, sight, temperature preferences, and so on.
Developer zones are ALWAYS fabulously 'awesome', but this one takes some beating.
Microsoft Corporation has 'suggested' that the human attention span is now just eight seconds long. This 'news' comes as a result of a survey of 2000 Canadians over the age of 18. Are you still ...
F5 Networks used its Agility 2015 conference in Edinburgh this week to lunch a new 'cloud-delivered' managed service to defend against web application attacks.
- 16 May 2015
Some companies make software. Some companies would rather say that they offer a whole 'suite' of software -- and then again, some companies insist that they offer a whole 'platform' of apps and ...
F5 Networks holds its Agility 2015 conference next week in the bright and shiny Scottish capital city of Edinburgh.
Spiceworks has announced a new developer toolkit, transaction processing capabilities and apps
Jeremy Epstein, senior computer scientist at non-profit research institute SRI International spoke to the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog this week to share his views on the possibility of ...
- 03 May 2015
Apologies for the Z, but this is Silicon Valley and customisation becomes customization for the duration of this electronic missive.
Microsoft held its Build 2015 developer conference and exhibition at San Francisco's Moscone center this April.
Following through its logical naming convention, Box used Box Dev to launch Box Developer Edition, an edition of Box for developers.
- 20 Apr 2015
Teradata has launched what it calls its 'Software-Defined Warehouse' as an enhancement to the firms own-brand Teradata Database.
- 14 Apr 2015
CEO of Neo Technology Emil Eifrem guest blogs below for the Computer Weekly Developer Network to explain what, really, we mean by the notion of the graph database. TechTarget's own definition ...
The software helps developers manage what the firm calls the "proliferation of API calls" in the modern age of apps and the Internet of Things (IoT).