Last week Google released SkipFish, a no-cost, open source "security reconnaissance tool" for Web-based applications.
Two Oracle execs kicked off the annual EclipseCon conference with a keynote focusing on the future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle.
From a scaled-down Office client to the much larger role of Silverlight, here are seven things about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 preview that stood out at last week's conference.
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 on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire closely held 3tera Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
A new study describes the top 25 programming errors that can open up security holes in software.
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 wants developers to build software for its vCloud infrastructure, and it's giving them the tools to do it.
Interfaces can make your applications easier to test and maintain.
In his keynote at MIX09, Microsoft's Scott Guthrie pointed to many new features for data-oriented applications in Silverlight 3.
SpringSource released updates to the dynamic programming language and the open source Web app framework last week.
Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft today revealed plans to offer tooling and guidance on its developer portal.
Two leading suppliers of complex event processing platforms, Aleri and Coral8, have combined.
.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.
New data visualization tools are available for those developing on the Microsoft Silverlight 2 Web multimedia platform.
Everypoint is courting mobile developers looking to build rich client applications on low-cost Java-based phone sets.
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! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.
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