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COBOL Eclipsed

Hack your legacy COBOL code on Eclipse and run it on a mainframe rehosting package.

First Look: MySQL 5.1 Open Source Database

The database management system installs easily on Windows and features good documentation, along with SQL help.

First Look: Titanium Software Dev Kit

This command line tool aims to help developers create Web apps that work like desktop ones.

First Look: Lunascape Multiengine Web Browser

This buggy alpha release holds promise as a browser testing tool for Web developers.

Google Addressing Web App Security With 'Native Client'

The search giant is testing the secure execution of Web code natively on x86-based machines.

Open Source Thriving in Enterprise

According to a new survey from business intelligence (BI) specialist Actuate Corp., open source software (OSS) doesn't simply have a token presence in the enterprise; it has truly arrived.

New CodePlex Release Helps Create Blog Portals

Microsoft on Friday released free open source code that can be used by Web developers to build online blogs.

Code To Create Blog Sites Released at CodePlex

The free open source code helps create online blog portals using built-in content management features.

Survey Highlights Open Source Perceptions, Pitfalls

If you use open source software (OSS), Gartner recommends you have an official OSS policy. But a surprising number of open source adopters are operating without one.

First Look: Fedora 10 OS

This release features good functionality plus a pleasant user interface.

Merb: The Key to Enterprise Ruby?

Merb advocates argue that Merb's modular approach will win out in enterprise environments.

Sun Adds Query Analyzer to MySQL Subscription

MySQL Enterprise Fall 2008 goes live.

ISO - IEC Publishes Office Open XML Standard

ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.

'IP Peace of Mind' Year 2 for Microsoft-Novell

Microsoft and Novell marked the two-year anniversary of their controversial Linux patent agreement.

Ubuntu ARMed for Mobile Expansion

Netbooks and mobile computers will soon be able to run the Ubuntu operating system with additional energy efficiency.

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