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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.

Free Java Web App Framework OpenXava Updated

The open source OpenXava project, which recently announced its 4.8 release, is filling a niche among enterprise developers charged with building Web apps fast.

Eclipse 'Kepler' Release Train Coming June 26

The Eclipse Foundation is set to announce the eighth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades this week.

Oracle Updates ADF Mobile

Oracle this week released an update of its Application Development Framework (ADF) for Mobile.

Red Hat Rebrands JBoss App Server 'WildFly'

Red Hat has officially rechristened the JBoss Application Server (JBossAS) project "WildFly," a name selected by members of the JBoss.org open source community in a special election in late 2012.

Apache Struts 1 Reaches End of Life

Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

Kendo UI HTML5 Framework Adds More Server-Side Wrappers

Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik ramped up the enterprise cred of its Kendo UI framework with a new release sporting PHP and JavaServer Pages (JSP) server wrappers.

Free Windows 8 Offer for Mac Developers Lasts About 30 Minutes

Microsoft today offered (nearly) free Windows 8 USB sticks to Mac developers but apparently "sold out" just over 30 minutes after the offer was posted.

Tool Suites for Spring, Groovy/Grails Updated

SpringSource has released updates of the Spring Tool Suite and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite.

NetBeans 7.3 Supports HTML5 and CSS, Adds Nashorn JavaScript Engine

Topping the list of enhancements in NetBeans 7.3 is support for HTML5 and CSS, and a new JavaScript editor and debugger based on the Nashorn project.

Zend Releases New IDE and Web App Server for PHP

Zend Technologies on Tuesday announced the general availability of Zend Server 6 and version 10 of its Zend Studio IDE.

Ovum Study: Big Data Retains Popularity

Analyst firm Ovum this week released research indicating sentiment about Big Data vendors remained positive in 2012 among Web developers and others.

Java-Based Apache Wicket Gets an Update

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released an update of its Wicket Web application framework.

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.

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.

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