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Salesforce Enhances Point-and-Click Mobile Apps

Salesforce.com today became the latest major software vendor to offer a no-coding-required development tool to let staffers at any skill level build enterprise mobile apps for its extended Platform-as-a-Service.

Telerik Launches Plug-in Marketplace for Hybrid Developers

Telerik has launched a new plug-in marketplace for hybrid mobile developers.

MapR To Integrate Drill and Spark Big Data Projects

Enterprise Hadoop distribution vendor MapR Technologies is seeking to integrate the open source Apache Drill and Apache Spark projects used for Big Data analytics in the Hadoop ecosystem.

Xamarin Unveils New Cross-Platform Mobile Development Tools

Cross-platform mobile development tool vendor Xamarin Inc. introduced a bevy of new tools and several collaboration efforts during the company's Xamarin Evolve conference in Atlanta this week.

New Couchbase Server, SDKs Tout 'Developer Empowerment'

Numerous Big Data-related moves made by NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. this week included releases of a new version of its flagship Couchbase Server and new SDKs aiming to provide "developer empowerment."

Teradata Announces Hadoop Cloud Service, Cloudera Partnership

Big Data analytics company Teradata today announced a new Hadoop cloud service and a partnership with Apache Hadoop distribution vendor Cloudera to integrate technology and align development efforts.

Alpha Software Tackles Offline Mobile App Problem

Alpha Software Corp. upgraded its "low-code" mobile development offering with built-in offline support so data-driven apps can be used effectively when no network connectivity is available.

Facebook Gives Ad Access to More Mobile Developers

Facebook Inc. yesterday opened up its advertising Audience Network to let outside developers capitalize on the vast amounts of information it gathers about users in order to provide more targeted ads in mobile apps.

Former Facebook Engineers Emerge from Stealth with Simplified Big Data Approach

The latest startup emerging from stealth mode to simplify Big Data analytics is Interana Inc., founded by engineers from Facebook Inc. with the goal of providing the same cutting-edge data tools used by the Web giants to companies of all sizes.

New Adobe SDK, Apps Extend Creative Software to Mobile Arena

Adobe Systems Inc. today unveiled a new software development kit (SDK) to help developers leverage the company's "Creative Cloud" of software and services when building mobile apps.

JavaOne: Oracle Promotes Recent Releases & Growing Community, Looks to the Future

The annual JavaOne conference has been largely about spreading the word about recent updates and upgrades to the Java language, platform and associated technologies.

Hortonworks Crashes the Apache Spark Big Data Development Party

Enterprise Hadoop vendor Hortonworks Inc., after several months of testing Apache Spark, yesterday announced it's investing more development resources into the open source technology in preparation for including it in the company's Big Data analytics platform later this year.

Red Hat Software Collections Beta Supports Maven, Eclipse, Git, More

The list of components in the Collections beta includes another Red Hat software collection: the Red Hat Developer Toolset (3.0).

Kony Visualizer Addresses Mobile App UX Disconnect

Kony Inc. yesterday announced a design visualizer to address the disconnect between what a business stakeholder asks for in a new mobile app UX and what actually gets delivered by developers.

Azul's Zulu OpenJDK Now Available on Docker

Java runtime maker Azul Systems announced today that its build of the OpenJDK known as Zulu is now freely available on the open-source Docker container platform.

Stealth Startup BlueData Emerges with Private Cloud for Big Data

Silicon Valley startup BlueData Software Inc. emerged from stealth mode with patent-pending technology to provide Big Data analytics via self-service, on-premises private clouds.

Espresso Logic Mobile App Developers Get Microsoft Azure Integration

Espresso Logic announced that its Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) designed to accelerate the development of mobile and Web apps is now integrated with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Red Hat Grabs FeedHenry for Mobile App Development Platform

Open source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. today announced it's acquiring FeedHenry Ltd. to add mobile application development to its hybrid cloud portfolio.

Tesora Broadens Developer Options with OpenStack Database Service

Tesora unveiled a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering for the OpenStack cloud platform, giving more options to data developers.

New MapR Distribution Aims at Real-Time Big Data Analysis

MapR Technologies Inc. today released a new version of its Hadoop-based distribution with expanded real-time Big Data analytics capabilities.

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