Aruba networks staged its Airheads@EMEA Atmosphere 2014 conference this week to clarify and colour the company's current standing within the enterprise wireless networking technology marketplace.
Avanade throws another chilli into the big data strategy wok this month with the arrival of its Touch Analytics for Mobile Devices product.
The Computer Weekly Developer Network hosts a brief Q&A with founder of integration platform company MuleSoft Ross Mason.
This marks the industry's first SDK that seeks to allow software application developers to build applications for the Tizen-based TV.
Key software application development press invited to the recent Microsoft Build and TechEd North America conferences this year
More developers are becoming DevOps pros, or so we are to believe if we follow the current industry hype cycle.
SAP: mobility is the new ubiquity, SAP mobile chief details market strategy & tactics
OK fine, the Internet of Things (IoT) is not strictly confined to or synonymous with embedded computing, but from intelligent cars to computer-enabled fridges and toasters, it kind of is.
- 15 May 2014
NetSuite SuiteWorld 2014 is staged this week in sweltering San Jose temperatures approaching 40 degrees C. But despite the early heat wave, the focus here has been one of product updates and ...
- 14 May 2014
NetSuite SuiteCloud Developers: abandon the Microsoft Windows desktop metaphor
Sensors and wearables are about to have a huge impact upon the human race...
EMC says that the so-called "data lake" is the foundation for the next generation of our data warehouses, which (again according to EMC) will be specified by software that will create a software ...
SAP will now appoint Robert Enslin and Bernd Leukert to the executive board to lead the firm's efforts to transition to the cloud.
- 01 May 2014
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water and we all understood big data and analytics, the industry bites back. Just when you thought you knew enough about analytics to get ...
IBM has launched a new cloud marketplace to coalesce its own portfolio of cloud services (and those of third-party providers) and provide a developer-facing ecosystem.
- 28 Apr 2014
Creative Intellect's Rotibi at IBM Impact 2014: starting mobile cloud development at ground zero
- 28 Apr 2014
IBM Impact 2014: composable, unbundled consumable cloud development
Estimates from 2013 suggest that UK users look at their mobile devices an average of 34 times a day, a number that has helped give rise so what vendors like to call the so-called "micro-moment" app ...
So we all know that Google Glass is (kind of) available now and it represents one of the most progressive manifestations yet of real 'wearable' technology, right?
- 17 Apr 2014
Jevons Paradox: why better technology leads to 'even more' technology
Fusion-io's SQL Server-snuggle: "cut through, not cut throat"
IT automation company Chef has played its annual PR joker trump card this week and suggested that a new 'power-class' of developers is emerging. NOTE: The firm produces a model for automating IT ...
Never shy of a long product name, TIBCO this week is hanging out the bunting and flags to celebrate the arrival of TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 -- a "technology-neutral platform" for data. ...
- 10 Apr 2014
Portuguese developer event hosts ZX Spectrum and Atari inspired retro coding jam
- 07 Apr 2014
Developers are getting their hands dirty inside the mechanics of the cloud to an increasing degree every day.
If sound is not the next (social media) killer app, then surely it could be the next killer application consideration.
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network written by Mark Warren of Perforce Software.
The great and the good among the software application development coding community were invited to Microsoft's Build 2014 conference in San Francisco last night.
SAP is a clinical German company with a stoic approach to hard graft and no perceptible sense of humour, right?
OpenSymmetry codifies the new digital salesperson
The following post is a guest contribution from Brian Le Suer, CEO of Zeenyx Software, Inc -- a company that provides an automated software testing solution that allows teams to build manual and ...
Online file sharing and cloud content management company Box launched its OneCloud service two years ago back in March of 2012 with what started out as 30 applications on iOS (and later Android), ...
IBM used its truly enormous stand at the CeBIT exhibition in Hannover to drive home news of BMW deploying IBM big data & analytics technology
Software AG: what does a real digital business look like?
Microsoft: developers, developers, (brave) developers
Today in 2014, SAP would rather we just call HANA a computing platform -- but have developers ever been really able to "code to HANA" itself?
London often plays second fiddle to Las Vegas, Barcelona, Hannover and more in terms of where the best developer events are held.
IBM used its presence at Mobile World Congress 2014 to show off its new charcoal grey stand emblazonments, press the obligatory flesh and generally crowbar the name "Watson" into as many ...
Microsoft scales up TypeScript in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2
Discussions between the Computer Weekly Developer Network and CA Technologies at Mobile World Congress this week lead to some real world feedback in terms of where the portmanteau-labeled ...
The company has been apparently quite happy to remodel and reinvent itself to move with the shifts of the market over the decades since its formation in the mid-1970s.
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Jaime Ryan, director of product management & strategy at CA Technologies.
Should cloud focused software application developers and DevOps professionals trouble themselves with the mechanics of application streamlining?
The XEROX PARC had a relatively low resolution screen and it was found that an angled mouse cursor was easier to distinguish on the screen
SAP has renamed its TechEd conference series as d-code.
Games developers target key playability attributes when they design their 'next big thing' to beat Angry Birds (now perhaps Flappy Bird) and other confirmed favourites.
Everybody's favourite "yes it should all be in caps because it is a real acronym" company TIBCO has this week announced its cloud-based Spotfire data discovery and visualisation platform.
News this week sees the Redmond-based behemoth join the Open Compute Project
A guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Paul Steiner -- general manager for EMEA of enterprise-class secure mobile productivity solutions company Accellion.
How SQL shows us where to program faster
- 27 Jan 2014
Oracle Cloud Adapters are part of the firm's Oracle SOA Suite, which seeks (at a higher level) to function as a unified application integration platform/solution/tool/technology etc.
Is 'knee in the curve' the new paradigm shift?
Windows 9 'Threshold' is said to be about to preview at the company's annual developer convention Build 2014 in April.
- 14 Jan 2014
While 3-D touch/gesture-based augmented reality (AR) development makes great science fiction, we are in fact not that far off of this technology impacting us;
I remain a committed Tweetdeck user despite its trials and tribulations, but sometimes my faith is tested.
Accenture has surveyed 6,000 people in six countries on consumer technology spending and usage, hardly the stuff of software application developer analysis columns right?
If not beware, then at least "be wary of and be aware of" the geopolitically dis-integrated clean sustainable cloud.
... could the secret to great mobile apps be out there?
What do developers want for Christmas?
Could the cloud computing model of service-based processing and data storage delivery about to jolt at what we could call a strategic inflexion point?
There's an old saying in public relations: If there's no news, do a survey.
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Kevin J. Smith of Intel Corporation.
But could keyboards also be more of a software application development consideration than previously thought?
Is BYOD really a developer problem? Gartner says the key decision about BYOD is one of applications architecture and solutions design.
Are cloud developers different?
Simply by adopting a unified approach to social media APIs and providing the means to easily connect with social media platforms, videoconferencing can be extended to mobile and desktop participants,
Apple has rolled out its iOS 7.1 mobile operating system update to registered software application developers.
- 21 Nov 2013
So CA Technologies' UK CEO Mike Gregoire thinks he knows where DevOps and software application development projects are going right no
Microsoft has officially taken the shiny wrappers off of Visual Studio 2013 and the .NET 4.5.1 platform.
Crunchy data is that most valuable of data where small changes to its values have the biggest effects.
The top 10 benefits of crowd testing are as follows
Zuckerberg, developers and the child video game privacy debate. COPPA was revised in 2012 to extend privacy protections to mobile games and applications with specific relevance to online data ...
So there are product related news announcements from IBM this week detailing the company's work with its IBM BLU Acceleration portfolio running will on the SoftLayer infrastructure.
IBM execs have spent a good portion of collective shoe leather this week hosting the Information on Demand Forum event in Las Vegas.
IBM: data is the new (crude) oil
Big data analysis and predictive analytics can be performed is ubiquitously spreading across the data services landscape
Integration is on the move. Well, it could be, it can be, it should be and .... ... it now has the opportunity to be on the move given the changing state of the developer/data/analysis/cloud ...
Chappell , director of engineering for EMEA & India at information security and vulnerability management/assessment company BeyondTrust
- 23 Oct 2013
Microsoft UK has conducted research which suggests that the "vast majority" (86%) of those software application developers building services and apps today believe the skills required are ...
- 23 Oct 2013
SAP kicked off its biggest developer, user and partner event this year in what tech chief Dr Vishal Sikka has called: "a time of reflection and transformation"
SAP TechEd 2013 is here. The party faithful are gathering and there are a few shockwaves and revelations... plus a few logical predictions to be made here and there.
Being a CEO and delivering tech keynotes is difficult. First of all you have to welcome everyone, thank your sponsors and then crack a few jokes about not drinking too much at the after party etc. ...
TIBCO has this week announced the latest version of its Spotfire data discovery and visualisation platform.
As part of its corporate academic programme, Micro Focus has staged a COBOL code contest for student and community developers around the world.
Progress wagers on new disruptive cloud application construct at Progress Exchange 2013 #PRGS13
TIBCO API Exchange integrates with TIBCO Spotfire analytics server to provide a full range of out-of-the-box analytics and reporting capabilities.
Computer Weekly Developer Network caught up with Richard Huddy, European gaming enablement manager at Intel.
Commercial software solutions for Ada company AdaCore has launched a free training programme for developers and hobbyists interested in understanding and learning Ada.
As software application development now spans an infinite variety of user touchpoints across a multiplicity of devices, is it fair to assume that our definition of digital assets should also expand?
This week's BoxWorks 13 has seen the firm put out an increasingly confident set of messages to explain where its secure content sharing platform is going.
Box CEO Aaron Levie has already said that he feels the IT industry needs a "more innovative and more prosperous" version of Microsoft -- although he is admittedly not looking to become the next ...
- 11 Sep 2013
There's some thought provoking discussion going on at Intel Developer Forum this week.
Intel is using this year's gathering of programmers and other IT pros to explain where its vision of future devices and applications usage is headed
Intel kicks of its eponymously named developer forum (IDF to the cognoscenti if you don't mind) next week in San Francisco's Moscone center
But what is bare metal cloud? Who uses it? What does it do? -- and how should developers code for this environment?
If you believe the hype cycles, DevOps is getting sexier.
Job search website indeed.com has compiled a job trends report with a supporting graphical analysis to detail to the top keywords that employers look for
The patents system simply "doesn't work for software" due to the fact that it has become almost impossible for genuine technology companies
Why then is customer support and help and succour, sustenance and service not a more up-front message in the message sets used by cloud vendors?
Data analytics was born among the American industrialists of the late 1800s.