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CA Extends Cloud Push with Layer 7 Acquisition

CA has announced that it has acquired Layer 7, whose secure API offering will bolster its identity and access management suite, which includes SiteMinder, with the aim of providing added cloud security services.

Top 10 Dev Skills for 2013: Mobile, Front-End Web, UX/UI, Ruby on Rails, C#, Java, More

If your developer skill set includes iOS chops, front-end know-how, and coding for the cloud, you're officially one of the cool kids -- which is to say, you've got the skills most in demand for the highest paying jobs in the market today.

Cloudera Releases SQL-on-Hadoop Tool

Cloudera Inc. yesterday released its interactive, real-time query engine for Apache Hadoop.

Windows Azure SDK for Ruby Released

Microsoft has released the Windows Azure SDK for Ruby, and provided tools and guidance as well.

Embarcadero Tool Targets 'Real' Native App Development

Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Red Hat Rebrands JBoss App Server 'WildFly'

Red Hat has officially rechristened the JBoss Application Server (JBossAS) project "WildFly," a name selected by members of the JBoss.org open source community in a special election in late 2012.

Oracle: Renewed Security Focus Will Delay Java 8

"As a consequence of this renewed focus on security the Java 8 schedule, with a GA release in early September, is no longer achievable," the company said in a blog post made today.

Xamarin Announces Mobile Cloud Testing Service

Xamarin Inc. announced this week a new product called Xamarin Test Cloud at its first Evolve Conference in Austin, Texas.

Oracle Releases Massive Patch for 43 Java Vulnerabilities

Oracle made available for download a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language on Tuesday.

Red Hat Launches OpenStack Distro, Partner Network

Red Hat on Monday announced a new community-supported distribution of OpenStack running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Fedora, and their derivatives, called "RDO."

ScaleOut Touts Live Hadoop Analysis

ScaleOut Software today announced an in-memory data grid that lets developers access live, fast-changing data with Hadoop-based programs for instant analysis.

Salesforce Launches Enterprise Mobile Development Service Platform

Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.

IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 Refresh Adds JavaFX 2 Support

JetBrains has released a "spring refresh" of the recent major update of its flagship Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.

Red Hat Updates JBoss Data Grid

Red Hat this week released a new version of its in-memory database JBoss Data Grid.

Apache Struts 1 Reaches End of Life

Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

CA Offers APM as a Service

CA Technologies is launching a new Application Performance Management (APM) solution via its Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.

Free Windows 8 Offer for Mac Developers Lasts About 30 Minutes

Microsoft today offered (nearly) free Windows 8 USB sticks to Mac developers but apparently "sold out" just over 30 minutes after the offer was posted.

Kendo UI HTML5 Framework Adds More Server-Side Wrappers

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.

Going Social to Rank Coder Skills

Gild Inc. uses social site participation and quality of posted code to rank software developers for companies looking to hire.

Java PaaS Provider Pushes App Changes through the Cloud

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees has announced Continuous Cloud Delivery (CCD).

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