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New Java Integration Framework Launches

Open source integration and messaging company FuseSource this week unveiled a new Eclipse-based IDE for the Apache Camel integration framework.

Three Vendors Team Up To Launch OpenStack Demos

Dell, Equinix and Rackspace today launched a demo of the environment available for service providers and enterprise customers to test cloud-based apps running atop the OpenStack platform.

Mylyn-Based Tasktop 2.0 Brings Together ALM Tools

Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) tools vendor Tasktop Technologies this week announced a major release of Tasktop Enterprise, its commercial implementation of the Eclipse Mylyn task-focused interface.

Oracle Delivers Mobile Java Framework for Cross-Platform App Creation

The Application Development Framework (ADF) Mobile Client is designed to let developers working in Oracle's JDeveloper IDE to build enterprise apps for mobile platforms using the skills they already have, the company said

Apache Retires Excalibur

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has officially retired the Excalibur Project, a platform for component and container applications built on the Java platform.

jQuery-Style Selectors for Server-Side Java

Potix Corporation has released a set of jQuery-style selectors designed to give developers an easy method of selecting and accessing server-side components.

CA Looks To Broaden Use of Modeling Tool to Data Integration, Cloud

CA Technologies last week updated its ERwin modeling tool with an eye toward broadening its use beyond database developers.

Survey: Top Agile 'Pain Point' Is Capturing Requirements

Going Agile shifts the focus of gathering application requirements from detailed specifications to user stories, and that's the biggest obstacle to success, according to a recent survey of companies making the leap.

Open Source Java ESB Upgrade Adds DevOps, Cloud Features

Mule ESB 3.1 adds new orchestration features, a new management console and new collaborative capabilities.

Rackspace Acquires Cloudkick

Rackspace Hosting today said it has acquired Cloudkick, a two-year old startup that offers tools to manage multiple cloud services.

Salesforce.com Announces Multi-Platform Enterprise Cloud Database

Billing it as the first database for the cloud, Salesforce.com today is announcing Database.com, targeted at next-generation enterprise apps.

Red Hat Acquires Makara To Build Cloud Platform Services

Red Hat today said it has acquired Makara, a provider of software that will help the open source software provider accelerate the build-out its cloud services.

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

Make sure you know all your options before you pick a cloud provider. Here's six more up-and-coming cloud computing platforms that should be on your radar.

BigMemory Takes on Java's Achilles' Heel: Garbage Collection

Terracotta has just announced the general availability of its new Java add-on for the Enterprise version of its Ehcache distributed Java caching software.

Survey: Agile Not Catching Waterfall Just Yet

While Agile methodology is growing in importance, a recent survey of European companies indicates that the traditional "waterfall" method will retain its position as the dominant development strategy.

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