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Testing Faulted in HealthCare.gov Web Site Disaster

No clear answers emerged from today's Congressional hearing about widespread problems with the Oct. 1 rollout of the HealthCare.gov Web site, but witnesses agreed that inadequate testing was a key issue.

Oracle Adds Java to Quarterly Updates, Defends Security Improvements

Oracle execs say recent moves like this prove the company is much more serious about Java security, but several security analysts still see flaws.

Typesafe: Spray.io Acquisition Will Promote 'Reactive' Applications on JVM

Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, expects its recent acquisition of Spray.io to broaden the appeal of the Typesafe Platform to Java developers with "one of the best performing REST/HTTP libraries in the Java ecosystem."

NetBeans 7.4 Update Extends HTML 5 Support to Java EE and PHP, JDK 8 Developer Previews

Version 7.4 of the IDE extends the HTML5 support provided in the previous release to Java EE and PHP applications, and becomes the first IDE to provide support for JDK 8 developer preview builds.

Zend Amps Agile with Blueprints

Blueprints for Continuous Delivery is a codification of best practices for each step of the software delivery cycle designed to organize them into a single, iterative process.

Big Data Gets Big Change with Hadoop 2 Release

The Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Hadoop 2, a major upgrade of the open source cloud computing platform nearly synonymous with Big Data.

Visual Studio 2013, .NET Framework 4.5.1 Go Live

On Thursday Microsoft released Visual Studio 2013, which includes Team Foundation Server 2013, and .NET Framework 4.5.1.

Windows Phone Preview for Devs Launched

Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.

Microsoft Launches SQL Server 2014 Preview 2

On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Zend Launches Open Source API Builder

Zend unveiled a new open source API-builder project at its annual ZendCon PHP developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

Eclipse Java Packages Easily Pushed to the Cloud

Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.

CloudTest Enhanced with Java Module

SOASTA has updated its automated Web application testing solution, CloudTest, with a new Java Module.

Five Surprising Uses of Big Data: From Tracking Potty Mouths to Winning Fantasy Football Games

It's not all about site traffic and sales. Here are some surprising uses of Big Data that you might not have thought of.

Red Hat Updates RHEL 5.x

Red Hat this week announced an update of the 5.x version of its Enterprise Linux platform (RHEL).

Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS Tools Aimed at Enterprise App Developers

Red Hat this week announced an expansion to its OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio.

What's Coming in Java 8: A 'Truly Revolutionary Upgrade' Featuring Lambda

"Java is back," Mark Reinhold told attendees at this year's JavaOne conference technical keynote.

18th Annual JavaOne Spotlights Internet of Things

The 18th annual JavaOne conference got underway on Sunday in San Francisco.

JavaOne 2013 Strategy Keynote: Unifying Java & Creating a Standard

The presentations covered a range of topics -- including strategic positioning of Java as the best open platform for the Internet of Things -- while maintaining a sharp focus on the critical role Java continues to play in the enterprise.

JFrog Now Supports RubyGems

JFrog recently announced new support for RubyGems in its cloud-based Artifactory binary repository manager.

AWS Allowing Limited Modification of Reserved Instances

Amazon announced last week it is letting customers modify their Reserved Instances in a limited capacity.

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