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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.

ZK Test Suite Released for Java Web Apps

The ZK Application Test Suite, or ZATS Mimic 1.0, is designed to let developers create their own application test cases without having to deploy their apps to a server and test them with a browser.

Apache Releases TomEE 1.0 Java EE Web Profile Certified Stack

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has finally released TomEE, the Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) of its Tomcat Web server, as a Java EE 6 Web Profile certified stack.

Oracle vs. Google: 5 Top Analysts Weigh In on API Implications for Devs and Startups

"If APIs are copyrightable in the U.S., but not the EU, then the implications are substantial...startups will come to Europe." 

Web Sites Open to Attack From PHP Scripting Holes

Two separate flaws in the PHP scripting language found in a large majority of Web sites have been seen being exploited in the wild by attackers.

eXo To Offer Cloud-Based 'Intranet-as-a-Service'

eXo, the French company best known for its GateIn-based enterprise Java portal, on Monday released a free public beta of eXo Cloud Workspaces, a new social "intranet-as-a-service" solution.

Google Releases Version 1 of Go Programming Language

Go,an open source systems programming language, was first announced by the company in 2009.

Microsoft: Open Source Community Can Now Contribute to ASP.NET

According to Scott Hanselman, Microsoft's decision this week to welcome contributions from the open source community to its ASP.NET Web development framework wasn't really about open source.

Spring Framework Extensions Now Compatible with Spring 3.1

VMware recently announced that all major extensions to its Spring Framework are now compatible with the latest version of the Spring open source Java development framework.