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VMware, Salesforce Partner To Build Java Dev Platform in the Cloud

VMware and Salesforce.com have joined forces to build VMforce, a platform for building and running Java applications in the cloud.

Developers Rank Microsoft .NET Ahead of Google and Other Frameworks

Evans Data conducted a global survey of 425 developers earlier this month to find out their overall satisfaction with software frameworks and Web platforms.

Agile Management Tool Released

Goda Software last month released Scrum Spec 10.0, a project management tool specifically tailored for Agile development.

Apache Cassandra Release 0.6 Brings Hadoop Support

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released version 0.6 of the Apache Cassandra open-source distributed database.

IDC: Oracle Faces Host of Java Challenges

According to analysts at IDC, Oracle losing the "Father of Java" James Gosling this week is the least of Oracle's Java challenges.

5 Cloud Platforms You Don't Know About (But Should)

Don't just consider the "big boys" when determining your cloud computing partner -- many vendors have a lot to offer. Here's five up-and-coming platforms to add to your consideration list.

Google Launches Free SkipFish Tool for Web App Security

Last week Google released SkipFish, a no-cost, open source "security reconnaissance tool" for Web-based applications.

Red Hat Updates JBoss Dev Tools, SOA Platform

Red Hat showed off the latest incarnation of its JBoss Developer Studio IDE at the annual EclipseCon developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara.

Eclipse Foundation Approves Gemini, Virgo Projects

The Eclipse Foundation has given a thumbs up to two new projects under the Eclipse Runtime (RT) project.

EclipseCon: Oracle Pushes Java Modularization

Two Oracle execs kicked off the annual EclipseCon conference with a keynote focusing on the future of Java under the stewardship of Oracle.

IE 8 Finishes Last on Google JavaScript Test

Google last week provided an additional means for users to test JavaScript performance in Web browsers.

Silverlight at MIX10: New Framework Tracks Web Analytics

Silverlight news will play a major part in Microsoft's annual MIX10 conference for Web developers and designers in Las Vegas next week.

Microsoft: IE 8-Friendly Sites on the Rise

Microsoft cited progress on IE 8 use on Tuesday, suggesting that more Web developers are trusting the user experience with its newest browser.

Feds, Cloud Security Take Center Stage at RSA 2010

The speaker lineup at this year's annual RSA Security Conference and Expo, underway this week in San Francisco, is packing some serious federal heat.

Java GUI Builder Syncs Up with Latest Google Web Toolkit Release

Instantiations recently upgraded its popular Eclipse-based Ajax/Java GUI builder to allow developers to take advantage of new features in the latest major release of the Google Web Toolkit.

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