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Debunking the Top 3 Internet of Things (IoT) Development Myths

There are a lot of misconceptions around the Internet of Things and what it means for developers. Creative Intellect Analyst Clive Howard cuts through the hype and tells you what you actually need to know about this growing area.

Red Hat Software Collections Beta Supports Maven, Eclipse, Git, More

The list of components in the Collections beta includes another Red Hat software collection: the Red Hat Developer Toolset (3.0).

Analysts Say Mobile App Development Requires New Strategy, Techniques

Analysts from major research firms Gartner Inc. and IDC have recently emphasized that mobile app developers have to think differently from traditional practices -- or else.

Pivotal Launches Lightweight Java Web Stack

Pivotal Software has assembled a number of its open-source app dev technologies and combined them with its commercial products into a new lightweight Java Web application stack called the Pivotal App Suite.

Mobile Survey: Native Development, Back End Take Most Time

A new survey shows mobile app developers spend most of their time building native apps and that back-end coding takes up far more time than building the front-end UI.

RhoMobile Suite for Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Upgraded

The latest entry in the cross-platform enterprise mobile app development tool arena comes from Motorola Solutions Inc. with today's release of RhoMobile Suite 5.0.

Cloud9's Browser-Based IDEs Gets Major Update

Cloud9's browser-based IDE supports a range of programming languages, including Java, PHP, Python, Ruby and JavaScript.

Zend Offers Application X-Ray with 'Z-Ray'

Zend Server 7 includes a new set of embedded facilities designed to give developers "in-context visibility" inside their applications.

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Others Collaborate on Google Kubernetes Docker Containers

IBM, Microsoft, and Red Hat, has announced plans to jointly support Google's open source manager for Docker containers, k

Salesforce.com Hopes Wear Is a Fit for Mobile Developers

Company targets wearable devices with new developer pack, claiming industry first.

With Docker 1.0 Release, an Open Source Container Engine Becomes a Platform

Docker, Inc. announced its first milestone release this week, along with a new program of enterprise support designed to turn the popular packing tool into a full-fledged open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications.

Jaspersoft Group Releases JavaScript Framework

TIBCO software today announced the release a new JavaScript framework for embedding visualizations and reports in applications.

Kaazing Offers JMS Edition of Secure Gateway

Enterprise Web communications platform provider Kaazing has unveiled the new Java Message Service (JMS) edition of its secure gateway.

Zend Launches Free Apigility API Builder for PHP

Zend today announced the general availability of Apigility 1.0, the first release of its new API builder for PHP.

Atlassian Confluence 5.5 Adds Dedicated Task View

Enterprise software toolmaker Atlassian this week released the latest version of its content and team collaboration platform.

Typesafe Releases First Implementation of 'Reactive Streams' Spec

Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.

Embarcadero Platform Aims at Native, Multi-Device App Development

Embarcadero Technologies today announced a new app development platform to help coders build native mobile apps targeting multiple devices with one codebase.

Xamarin Adds SAP Mobile to Cross-Platform Stable

Xamarin added support for the SAP Mobile Platform to its stable of cross-platform mobile app development tools.

Oracle Pulls Commercial Support for GlassFish App Server

Oracle says it will stop providing commercial support for new versions of the GlassFish application server, though it will continue to deliver updates for the open-source edition.

Amazon Launches Free Analytics, A/B Testing for iOS and Android Devs

This week Amazon announced the release of Amazon Analytics Server as part of its free, beta Amazon Insights software development kit (SDK).

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