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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.

JRuby 1.5 Released

The JRuby community has released the latest upgrade of its 100 percent Java implementation of the Ruby programming language, JRuby 1.5.

Microsoft Releases IE 9 Preview 2

Microsoft released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 for review by testers.

Platform for COBOL and Java Integration Gets Upgrade, Adds Eclipse Support

Veryant's isCOBOL 2010 adds support for Eclipse Galileo, among other changes.

VMware, Salesforce Partner To Build Java Dev Platform in the Cloud

VMware and Salesforce.com have joined forces to build VMforce, a platform for building and running Java applications in the cloud.

New Type 5 JDBC Driver Aimed at Data-Driven Java Apps

Progress Software has launched a new Type 5 JDBC driver, which the company is billing as an industry first.

iPhone Dev How-To: Working With Application Settings In Monotouch

A step-by-step tutorial on working with application settings when using Novell's Monotouch for iPhone and iPad development.

Agile Management Tool Released

Goda Software last month released Scrum Spec 10.0, a project management tool specifically tailored for Agile development.

Oracle Reassures Developers about Future of MySQL

Oracle said Thursday it will increase its investment in the open-source MySQL database it acquired with its purchase of Sun Microsystems.

5 Cloud Platforms You Don't Know About (But Should)

Don't just consider the "big boys" when determining your cloud computing partner -- many vendors have a lot to offer. Here's five up-and-coming platforms to add to your consideration list.

ALM Trends: Vendors and Customers Seek ROI

Vendors shift strategies to ease adoption, improve ROI and target software development lifecycle pain points.

Solving the Puzzle: Configuration Management in Agile Development

Experts and users weigh in on the challenge of integrating configuration management into your agile development projects.

Google Launches Free SkipFish Tool for Web App Security

Last week Google released SkipFish, a no-cost, open source "security reconnaissance tool" for Web-based applications.

EclipseCon: Oracle Pushes Java Modularization

Two Oracle execs kicked off the annual EclipseCon conference with a keynote focusing on the future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle.

Top 7 Windows Phone 7 Highlights from MIX10

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.

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