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A SOA Post Mortem with Anne Thomas Manes

When Anne Thomas Manes declared SOA Dead in January, it created quite a stir. In a recent interview, she explains what she meant.

Adobe Says Flex-Based Component Tools Coming, IBM's ILOG Upgrades Elixir Suite

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!: Four Rich Client Platforms

VSLive! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.

Release Candidate of Vista SP2 Now Available

The near-final Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 was released by Microsoft on Wednesday.

HP Ships Performance Center 9.5

Hewlett-Packard released HP Performance Center 9.5, the company's integrated application test and analysis suite.

New Embarcadero Tool Suite Bridges Multiple Platforms and Roles

Embarcadero Technologies has taken the integration of its CodeGear assets to the next level with what it is coining "on-demand multiplatform software development."

Sun Expands GlassFish into Web Platform

Release combines the GlassFish app server with a number of open source projects, including the GlassFish Web Stack, GlassFish Web Space Server and GlassFish ESB.

Bad Economy Good for Cloud Computing, Microsoft Exec Says

Microsoft is rolling out two levels of hosted services in anticipation of demand.

Microprocessor 4Q Decline Slowed by Atom, Report Says

Intel's microprocessor added a little padding to 4Q 2008's plummeting chip shipments.

WSO2 Componentizes SOA

On Monday WSO2 unveiled a new service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework built on the OSGi specification.

DynaTrace Targets Developers, Testers With Continuous App Management

DynaTrace Software this week upgraded its platform to allow developers to monitor, test and troubleshoot globally distributed SOA-based applications.

Xenocode Upgrades Application Virtualization Tool

Xenocode today released the latest version of its Virtual Application Studio, a developer-focused authoring environment for virtualizing existing Windows-based applications.

New Open Source Maven Repository Manager Launched

Sonatype's Nexus professional offers a "superset" of features for commercial users.

University's Agile Software Factory Aims To Fill Enterprise Demand

Bowling Green State University's Agile Software Factory gives students hands-on agile experience and community organizations free apps.

Merb Merges with Rails 3

The Christmas announcement that the Ruby on Rails project would be merging its efforts with the rival Merb framework in the development of Rails 3 was good news and not-so-good. For Ruby developers worried about a community fracture, it was probably good news; for those who liked the idea of choice among Ruby frameworks, maybe not so much.

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