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Acunote Releases Analytics Tool

Agile toolmaker Acunote has expanded the capability of its namesake project management software to include a new analytics tool.

New Analyst Report Rips Agile: Says It's 'Designed To Sell Services,' a 'Developer Rebellion Against Unwanted Tasks'

"The Agile movement is designed to sell services," says analyst firm Voke Inc. in a brand-new report for sale analyzing the movement.

New Component Marketplace for Mobile App Dev Opens

Deutsche Telekom has launched Developer Garden, a marketplace for components for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5 mobile development.

NetBeans 7.2 Release Candidate Available for Download

This version of the venerable open-source integrated dev environment adds new integration with the JavaFX Scene Builder design tool, support for multiple PHP frameworks and updated support for the Groovy language, among other changes.

Java Exploit Added to BlackHole Toolkit

A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.

Rackspace Exec: OpenStack Will Prevail in Fragmented Market

A new survey commissioned by Rackspace shows 86 percent see portability as a key consideration when choosing a cloud service provider.

Google Announces IaaS Cloud Offering

Google announced at its annual Google I/O developer conference that it will offer an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud.

Google Unveils Android OS 4.1, Tablet & Nexus 'Q,' Offers Project Glass Prototypes at Annual I/O DevCon

Google reached out to developers at its annual I/O event Wednesday with a spate of announcements that included a new version of its Android mobile operating system, a new Google-branded tablet, its first fully home-grown piece of hardware (a sphere!), and a spectacular demonstration of the potential of Project Glass.

Eclipse 'Juno' Release Train Biggest to Date

The Eclipse Foundation today announced its seventh annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects, better known as the Release Train.

Red Hat to Provide Java EE-based EAP 6 in OpenShift PaaS, Announces Plans for 'Supported' OpenShift

Red Hat is now providing its Java EE-based JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 (EAP 6) in the developer preview of its free OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment.

Java Interface Updated for Big Data With Spring Integration

Data management software provider Versant Corporation announced that its Java interface is now compatible with the Spring framework.

Survey: One-Third of Developers Below 'App Poverty Line'

About a third of all mobile developers live below the "app poverty line," where they can't make enough money on applications to serve as their sole source of income.

Windows Phone 8 Unveiled, Set for Fall Release

Microsoft presented the first preview of Windows Phone 8 (previously code-named "Apollo") at the Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday.

Stingray Traffic Manager 9.0 Ties Software with Contollers

Riverbed announced its new Stingray Traffic Manager 9.0, saying it combines the application delivery controller (ADC) with its Aptimizer Web content optimization software.

'Publish to the Cloud' Plugin Available for Java Devs Deploying on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has added its support to the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java project with the contribution of a "publish to the cloud" wizard.

Open Source Developer Survey: Java Still on Top, Mobile Hot, Cloud Not

There are some surprising findings in The Eclipse Foundation's annual survey of developers about their usage of open source tools.

JVM-Targeted Kotlin M2 Released

JetBrains, the force behind the open-source Kotlin project, announced this week the availability of Kotlin M2.

Apple Announces iOS 6, Releases SDK for Developers

Apple announced the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 6, today on the opening day of its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.

.NET Component Market Consolidates with GrapeCity's ComponentOne Acquisition

.NET solution vendor and Microsoft partner GrapeCity announced that it has acquired .NET component and tool vendor ComponentOne.

Microsoft Outlines Massive Azure Additions

Microsoft's Windows Azure platform will be receiving support for both Linux and IaaS, and is refocusing its cloud offering as a hybrid product.

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