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Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of an open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Frustrated Developer Releases Intell Analysis Software as Open Source

Intelligence analysis software is about to go open source. Matthew Burton, a former Defense Intelligence Agency analyst and software developer, is working on an open-source version of a CIA software tool called "Analysis of Competing Hypotheses."

Novell Ships Mono Tools for Visual Studio 2.0

Visual Studio add-in extends support to Mac OS X and features improved debugging and deployment.

Enhancements to Open Source Java Content Management System Aimed at Enterprise

New version of dotCMS sports a totally re-built user interface as well as a number of enterprise-grade enhancements.

New Platform Integrates Testing into Dev Lifecycle

Parasoft's Test is designed to provide "end-to-end visibility" for those using the company's existing products like Jtest.

Java Caching Software Stores More Than a Terabyte

Terracotta's Ehcache 2.2 also comes with new support for JAAS, improved multi-data center support and more.

Nokia Donates Java Runtime to Symbian Foundation

In an effort to make it easier for Java developers to build applications for its Symbian-based mobile devices, Nokia is contributing the 2.1 version of its Java Runtime implementation to the open source Symbian Foundation.

Survey: Oracle Not So Bad for Java and MySQL

The results of a survey published this week seem to indicate that early concerns about the fate of Java and MySQL in the hands of Oracle have abated, at least for the present.

IDES 101, PART II: 5 More Open-Source Coding Environments for Developers

We highlight five more open source editors you might want to consider for your upcoming projects.

Google Deemed 'Most Disruptive' in Mobile Market

Google is set to disrupt the mobile communications industry with its mobile operating system, according to Strategy Analytics.

Eclipse's Fifth 'Release Train' Is a Whopper

'Helios' includes 39 projects, including a new JavaScript IDE package, new Xtext 1.0 features, the Eclipse Marketplace Client, increased support for Git, a new debug framework and much more.

Eclipse Survey Says Scrum Most Popular Methodology

Agile -- especially Scrum -- rules among developers who use Eclipse, the popular open-source IDE.

WSO2 Launches Open-Source Cloud Platform

Stratos is built on the open-source middleware maker's Carbon SOA platform.

Yahoo Develops Interface Classification System for Hadoop

Developers at Yahoo have been working on a new interface classification system in Hadoop.

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