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RIM Launches New BlackBerry App Dev Platforms for Enterprise, Web, Social

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.

JavaOne 2010 Round-Up: Oracle's Plans for Java SE, JavaFX, Eclipse Sapphire, More

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 Re-Releases GWT Designer, Other Eclipse, Java Dev Tools; Offers Them Free

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.

Getting Started with Agile: Playing 'Poker' To Plan Agile Projects

That's exactly what Scotland's University of St. Andrews dev team did -- here's how.

Seapine’s Agile QA Tool Adds Load Testing for Web Apps

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.

Java-COBOL Integrator Updated

Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).

Nokia Acquires Analytics Tool for Mobile Java Devs

The wireless giant said it has signed an agreement to acquire Motally, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile analytics software.

Collabnet Pushes Agile ALM into the Cloud

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 Buys Instantiations

Google has acquired Eclipse-based commercial software tools and services provider Instantiations for an undisclosed amount.

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.

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