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Agile Apps for U.S. Army

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.

Developers Say Time Constraints, Poor Testing Top Project Challenges

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.

Enhancements to Open Source Java Content Management System Aimed at Enterprise

New version of dotCMS sports a totally re-built user interface as well as a number of enterprise-grade enhancements.

Report: iPhone Users Most Loyal

The Android platform is hot right now, but if you really want to make money as a mobile developer, Apple's iPhone is still the place to be.

Nokia Donates Java Runtime to Symbian Foundation

In an effort to make it easier for Java developers to build applications for its Symbian-based mobile devices, Nokia is contributing the 2.1 version of its Java Runtime implementation to the open source Symbian Foundation.

New Java IDE: Google App Inventor for Android

Google has released a new Java development environment aimed at the non-coder developer who wants to build applications for the Android operating system.

IDES 101, PART II: 5 More Open-Source Coding Environments for Developers

We highlight five more open source editors you might want to consider for your upcoming projects.

CollabNet Ties ScrumWorks Agile Tool To ALM Platform

CollabNet on Thursday announced a new version of its Agile project management tool, ScrumWorks.

Survey: iPhone Users Most Satisfied, More Willing To Pay for Apps

Latest AdMob study also looks at global market, how Pre is stacking up.

Report: Agile Leads Resurgence of Corporate Dev Projects

According to new research, companies are once more investing in application development projects, and Agile methodologies are leading the way.

Agile SCM Tool Wedded to Apache and ViewVC

CollabNet last week introduced a new distribution of the Subversion open-source version control and software configuration management tool.

Eclipse's Fifth 'Release Train' Is a Whopper

'Helios' includes 39 projects, including a new JavaScript IDE package, new Xtext 1.0 features, the Eclipse Marketplace Client, increased support for Git, a new debug framework and much more.

IT Complexity, Costs Driving Cloud Adoption

Cloud-based services are getting a second look by IT organizations, according to a new report from Gartner.

Gartner Dissects Google vs. Microsoft Cloud Battle

Organizations should start experimenting with Web apps from Google, Microsoft and other software companies.

Eclipse Survey Says Scrum Most Popular Methodology

Agile -- especially Scrum -- rules among developers who use Eclipse, the popular open-source IDE.

Marketing and Selling Mobile Apps: A 101 Primer

Mobile analytics vendor offers developers tips and tricks for making money on your smartphone applications.

Fedora 13 Supports NetBeans IDE

Release boosts outlook for the open source IDE now under Oracle's umbrella.

Microsoft Offers Dev Tools for Outlook

Microsoft today released two new open source tools to help with the .PST file format used in Outlook.

SAP Seeks Agile On A Mammoth Scale

Earlier this week SAP Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe reiterated the company’s commitment to internal Agile software development.

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