The traditional education model of lecture-based learning and exams is changing as more distributive approaches hit our educational institutes.
IBM is offering its Bluemix platform up for the NASA Space App Challenge virtual event to help developers build applications that contribute to space exploration.
Microsoft previews future Visual Studio 2015 product line
Software application development professionals working on security related technologies touching so-called cryptocurrencies will be aware of the block chain (or blockchain).
Telecommunications is rife for hacking, or at least that's what people say.
The Internet of Things, The Internet of Everything, The Internet of Connected & Embedded Things and The Internet of Data...
As already reported on the Computer Weekly Developer Network, the team at Software AG is using this year's CeBit 2015 exhibition and conference in Hannover Germany to talk cloud.
Xerox photocopiers are still on the market -- as are the company's multi-function systems, digital production printing presses and other products.
- 13 Mar 2015
Software AG: Cloud migration Cloud-to-Ground & Cloud-to-Cloud
- 09 Mar 2015
'The recreated Sinclair ZX Spectrum' (note use of official name) is a full-size recreation of the 1980s personal computer.
Fortunately, for those of us that enjoy a good tech trade show, CeBit 2015 is on. Fortunately, this year's show is one again (as always) held in the comparatively sleepy German town of Hannover.
Memory maker turned chip maker turned chip maker who also makes a lot of software company Intel has released its Intel XDK an all-in-one HTML5 development environment.
What to expect from QCon 2015
The jury is out on application experience optimisation, or AEO if you prefer.
Mendix is a company that offers what we call an aPaaS -- an Application Platform As A Service (aPaaS).
A London based software application development shop has produced a new app designed to tackle online matchmaking with a more socially holistic approach.
- 17 Feb 2015
HP Haven Predictive Analytics: operationalising large-scale machine learning
Microsoft not cloudy on ISO cloud privacy
Codeship, a continuous delivery platform, has announced ParallelCI -- its latest product designed to help 'get software to market', as they say.
HTML5 desktop and mobile web application development company Sencha has released its Space 1.3 product.
SAP hung out the flags (literally) this month to celebrate the arrival of its SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA) product.
The Computer Weekly Developer Network blog talks to Ross Mason, founder of MuleSoft.
Just when there aren't enough women in data, along comes a whole book of them.
F5 targets slipshod slapdash IT with delivery framework
- 28 Jan 2015
As you will know, journalists love nothing better than a really early start -- as such, the global PR industry is fond of staging what are known as 'power breakfasts' now and again. So it came to ...
The rise of advanced analytics exerted upon big data stores and the opportunities for software application developers to engineer new 'insight-empowered' applications (and embedded application ...
Synthetic DevOps: IT operations with bendiness
Developer-focused analyst house Red Monk stages Monki Gras in London on January 29-30 2015.
- 19 Jan 2015
Version management and collaboration platform company Perforce is envisioning the shape of developer teams to come, which will feature tens of thousands of concurrent users.
Optoma projectors: time for games programmers to think big again
As we know, we have spent the last couple of decades and more putting more and more electronics into our automobiles.
- 12 Jan 2015
Fitbit defines 'Connected Health & Fitness' as formal application category
- 07 Jan 2015
Microsoft and the continuously delivered multi-platform interoperability dream
What is a workload? Workload means something more in 2015, get used to it.
Christmas-focused technologists will need to remind themselves of the most pertinent acronyms this season.
SAP Press continues commitment to Sybase (sorry, SAP) ASE 16
The 2014 technology marketing manual page #65718 advocates that IT vendors of all disciplines culture and refine a positioning statement on the portmanteau DevOps.
So then, the BlackBerry Passport with a large square 4.5-inch screen. Oh dear it's too wide and big right? No, it's not.
By 2020 there will be a x50 increase in the volume of data (a lot of big) that we need to manage... and, of course, this increase brings with it new and bigger security challenges
- 04 Dec 2014
Computer Weekly has reported on the 'look and feel' (and flavour perhaps) for those lucky enough to attend the HP Discover Europe 2014 conference held in Barcelona this week.
By partnering with Brocade for switching and Aruba for mobility, we were able to blaze new ground and create a platform that gave our fans the experience of a personal game day command center in ...
As the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog seeks to track the work of the global community of software application developers working on the Microsoft's new operating system, this post is merely ...
Apple Pay is easy peasy & never cheesy on Payeezy
How risky is human data?
What to expect from NetSuite SuiteConnect 2014
TIBCO's holy trinity for 'in the moment' Fast Data
TIBCO NOW is staged this week in San Francisco, so what can we expect?
The CWDN blog team recently met up with Dippak Khurana, co-founder & CEO of mobile marketing platform company Vserv.
IBM makes a direct play for the "data developer" (or perhaps "data architecture developer") this month at its Insight 2014 conference.
IBM is reaching out to developers with analytics tools across what is now an increasingly broad portfolio of products
IBM has announced new high-speed analysis and criminal investigation software.
The first rule of technical conferences is: conferences start before the conference.
Because Jive Software has announced the fall (they're American, they just mean November) cloud release of its JiveX external community platform.
Initial sessions focused on using modern communication and collaboration solutions like Jive to span the communications challenges arising between generations
- 21 Oct 2014
Jive is a company that specialises in modern communication and collaboration solutions for business
What to expect from JiveWorld #jw14 2014
Salesforce.com partner FirstRain gets personal with analytics
Progress: the 'application ice age' ends in 2015
Every vendor, user group, Special Interest Group (SIG) and technical community seems to have a conference/symposium/convention (delete as applicable) these days doesn't it? Time then for Progress ...
The secret underworld of games cheats, aimbots & triggerbots
Software application developers tasked with shoring up the buttresses of our national and corporate defences may have been disheartened by recent reports forecasting nothing but future doom for ...
The Computer Weekly Developer Network spoke to a 'glutch' (Ed - that's the collective noun for a gathering of vendor spokespeople right?)
HP this month announced its HP SDN App Store, launching what the firm claims to be 'a new wave' of open software-defined networking (SDN). So what is an SDN App Store? Borrowing its moniker from ...
Professional sysadmin network company Spiceworks has hosted its Spiceworld technical user conference this week in Austin, Texas. Focused on systems administrators (sysadmins) as a starting ...
This September sees the seventh annual SpiceWorld user conference staged by Spiceworks.
- 17 Sep 2014
We're know you're sailing on the big ship now Mårten, but keep it technical and keep it real please.
SafeNet heeds, "What about taking into consideration how different types of customers want to purchase your application.
- 16 Sep 2014
IBM Watson versus Sarah Palin's modern anti-intellectualism
It is technical conference season, let's face it -- the time has come.
One of the (arguably) better tech events of the year is staged this week in San Francisco, Intel Developer Forum.
Tom Karren, former developer and CEO of Moki talks on developer security concerns
Gartner summit: Verisign & Webroot point to cloud for security
VMware Fusion 7 has arrived this month -- described as the easiest way to run Windows applications on a Mac without rebooting,
The market for server-based technology has changed and will never be the same again
Is Salesforce1 Community Cloud more friendly?
I think that we can safely define "the Internet of Things" as the collection of computers - big and small, from sensors to satellites - that are largely unattended and/or unmanaged.
Should the modern Europhile not be building in conferences, exhibitions and symposia all around the continent this coming autumn (that's fall to our American cousins - Ed) to gain a complete ...
Sometimes also called "stadium sailing" this is a sailing programme specifically designed for audience enjoyment staged in water where the boats run close to the shore
The great and the good of the cloud computing community gathered at the Rackspace DevOps Breakfast Panel Debate this week in London's glittering Soho district.
Windows Phone 8.1 update for developers - CWDN:
1&1 launches WordPress user/developer community portal
Greek style blog-hurt - This is an exceptional 'personal' technology blog rarity, normal CWDN content resumes immediately after posting.
Surveys are the most important, most informative, most insightful and more expressive means of understanding what is going on inside the Information Technology industry -- right?
Cirba this week issued a statement suggesting that "intelligent control" and management processes are of ultimate importance
- 29 Jul 2014
Dell Software (the actual company division) has been around in its current form for a handful of year now and came about on the back of somewhere approaching 40 major acquisitions
- 25 Jul 2014
NASA developer challenge protects Earth attack by deep space Asteroids
While software developers focused on the more cerebral design-centric and user interface level of the application structure might not spend too much time thinking about the architectural back end, ...
With an increasing number of today's enterprises using a mixture of both Java and .NET technologies, interoperability between the two platforms has become an imperative.
Institutionalised omnichannel commerce analytics
Swift has only been around since June, but it's already ranking well on the the July Tiobe Index and the PyPL Popularity of Programming Language index.
Liquid computing. As is so often the way with this kind of terminology and nomenclature, this is a user-driven trend rather than a programmer one.
It was just a minor mistyping, but when DevOops cropped up this week it was more than the Computer Weekly Developer Network could handle... it just had to be blogged.
Five years from now, this story will sound ridiculous.
EMC held an amiable press and analyst get together this week in London's Old Billingsgate market.
Do we still need to stop and define DevOps as a methodology, practice, tactic, approach and/or portmanteau in and of itself?
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Luke Potter, operations manager at SureCloud -- a cloud application service provider focusing on governance, risk and compliance ...
- 25 Jun 2014
How can humans navigate 2.5 billion gigabytes of machine data a day?
Rackspace this month launched its OnMetal Cloud Servers -- and (as solid as OnMetal sounds) this is an extremely software-flavoured portion of cloud.
TIBCO transform 2014: big (fast) data & the two-second advantage
If the office is indeed obsolete, then we need the non self-optimising networking infrastructure to be positively prehistoric.