Exactly what Agile software development means and how it should be implemented came under unusual scrutiny in government circles recently as two federal agencies squabbled about delays in a project.
Expert Lisa Crispin offers her top tips for successful agile development and testing.
Google knows that the success of its Android mobile OS will rise or fall with the success of the applications being built for it, so earlier this month it announced some improvements.
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Android smartphone outsold its closest rival, Apple's iPhone, by a nearly two-to-one margin in the third quarter of this year, according to NPD.
Apple quietly issued release notes last week stating that, as of the release of Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3, "the Java runtime ported by Apple and that ships with Mac OS X is deprecated."
The new MyEclipse for Spring STS Edition is designed to allow developers to use their code anyway they want without vendor or aspects lock-in.
Oracle and IBM Monday announced plans to work together on the OpenJDK project "to improve the rate and pace of innovation" in the Java community. But will Apache's Harmony be a casualty of the collaboration?
Amazon still won't comment, but evidence is building up that a competitor to Google's Android Market is on the horizon from the Internet retailer, although developers may not like the stricter requirements.
Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new enterprise development platform at its annual developer conference in San Francisco this week, along with a new Web development platform, a new "social platform," an advertising service, a new set of analytics services and other tools and services.
The first JavaOne Conference since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems may have been stuffed into the Hilton Hotel, a half mile from its usual Moscone Center environs, but it still managed to deliver some useful sessions, worthwhile keynotes and plenty of vendor announcements.
Google on Thursday announced that it is relaunching several products acquired in its August purchase of Instantiations and offering them to developers at no charge.
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Seapine Software recently announced a new version of its quality assurance/testing software that includes the ability to load test Web applications as part of the Agile development process.
The wireless giant said it has signed an agreement to acquire Motally, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile analytics software.
Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).
Application lifecycle management (ALM) provider Collabnet rolled out a new version of its flagship TeamForge ALM platform this week, as well as a general-availability release of its free Subversion Edge product.
Google has acquired Eclipse-based commercial software tools and services provider Instantiations for an undisclosed amount.
The U.S. Army found a way to fight the sluggishness of traditional software development that's slowed even further by legendary government bureaucracy: go Agile.
In a new survey, more than half f application developers say they don't have enough time to complete their work and nearly a third said testing is their top challenge.