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Feds, Cloud Security Take Center Stage at RSA 2010

The speaker lineup at this year's annual RSA Security Conference and Expo, underway this week in San Francisco, is packing some serious federal heat.

CA Acquires 3tera

CA on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire closely held 3tera Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Report Profiles Top Software Security Coding Errors

A new study describes the top 25 programming errors that can open up security holes in software.

DOD Employs Primitives To Bring Enterprise Architectures into the Future

The DOD looks to a common vocabulary to help reduce cost of developing and maintaining systems. Plus a Q&A Dennis Wisnosky, the DOD's business mission area CTO and chief architect.

VMware Opens vCloud for Java, Python Developers

VMware wants developers to build software for its vCloud infrastructure, and it's giving them the tools to do it.

Interface-Based Programming in C#

Interfaces can make your applications easier to test and maintain.

Microsofts Guthrie Touts Silverlight 3 Betas Database Access Features

In his keynote at MIX09, Microsoft's Scott Guthrie pointed to many new features for data-oriented applications in Silverlight 3.

SpringSource Targets Enterprise with Latest Groovy and Grails

SpringSource released updates to the dynamic programming language and the open source Web app framework last week.

Windows 7 Is "Rescuing" Apps, Microsoft Says

Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Reveals Strategy for Mobile Developers

Microsoft today revealed plans to offer tooling and guidance on its developer portal.

CEP Vendors Aleri and Coral8 Merge

Two leading suppliers of complex event processing platforms, Aleri and Coral8, have combined.

Getting Directions for SharePoint

.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.

Infragistics' New Tools for Picturing Data in Silverlight

New data visualization tools are available for those developing on the Microsoft Silverlight 2 Web multimedia platform.

Startup Looks To Overcome Limitations of Java-Based Phones

Everypoint is courting mobile developers looking to build rich client applications on low-cost Java-based phone sets.

Adobe Says Flex-Based Component Tools Coming, IBM's ILOG Upgrades Elixir Suite

Look for a third-party market of component tools that allow developers to build business applications based on Adobe's Flex rich client programming platform to emerge this year.

VSLive!: Four Rich Client Platforms

VSLive! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.

VSLive!: Expert Describes Windows Workflow 4.0 as a Vast Improvement Over Prior Versions

When Microsoft releases the 4.0 version of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), it will be providing the first truly usable version of the technology since it debuted more than two years ago

Microsoft Pitches Surface to Developers at VSLive!

Microsoft officials this week tried to convince developers to build applications for its Surface -- the company's multi-user, multi-touch technology that turns a specially designed table top into an interactive multi-touch interface.

Google To Impose Fees for App Engine

Google revealed a new fee structure for its cloud-based hosting service for developers of Python-based applications.

Safari 4 Intros Nitro JavaScript Engine, Adds Dev Tools

Apple is touting improved JavaScript performance and built-in developer tools in browser beta.

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