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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.

Survey: Most Mobile App Developers Below 'Poverty Line'

It's really tough to make money building mobile apps, VisionMobile Ltd. revealed in its latest developer economics survey.

Cisco Launches Network Development Push

With increased network programmability as a key tenet of emerging software-defined networking (SDN) technology, Cisco Systems Inc. is actively courting developers with its DevNet site, hoping to get them onboard with its SDN vision.

Appcelerator Goes Native, Simplifies Back-End Coding

Appcelerator Inc. upgraded its cross-platform mobile development platform with improved support for native SDKs and simplified coding for hooking up to databases and other back-end services.

Talend Promises 10 Minutes to Big Data with New Sandbox

The Talend Big Data Sandbox aims to quicken the adoption of large-scale analytics, promising "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."

More Mobile Big Data Analytics Coming with Apple-IBM Deal

In yesterday's joint statement announcing the new partnership between Apple and IBM, the companies specifically emphasized the promise of "bringing IBM's Big Data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad."

Oracle Adds SQL Twist to Big Data

In an age of NoSQL and Hadoop, original "Big 3" RDBMS vendor Oracle Corp. is getting back to its roots with a new product designed to integrate access across all three data stores with a single SQL query.

Oracle Plugs 113 Security Holes, 20 for Java

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released today, included 113 new security vulnerability fixes for hundreds of Oracle products.

No More Java Support for XP, But It Still Works on the OS, Oracle Says

The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.

GraphLab Makes Big Data Machine Learning More Accessible

Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.

Apple Launches Swift Blog as New Language Gains Traction

Apple Inc. on Friday launched a blog for its new Swift programming language, amid signs it's gaining traction in the iOS and Mac OS developer communities.

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

Amazon Unveils New Mobile SDK and Services

Company continues full-court press to attract mobile developers at New York conference with introduction of new SDK along with data management and analytics services.

Microsoft Partners with Perfecto Mobile for Visual Studio App Testing

Microsoft and Perfecto Mobile strengthen their partnership, offering new mobile app testing features for Visual Studio and Microsoft Azure users.

Report: Firms Luring Developers with Customized Bonus Plans

More companies are resorting to customized bonus plans to attract developers in a tight market, according to the July report from careers site Dice.com.

Survey: Hadoop Limitations and Variety of Big Data Types Impede Analysis

The big problem with Big Data isn't big volume, it's the big variety of data types, according to a survey of data scientists released by Paradigm4 Inc. this week.

New Oracle Framework Targets Cross-Platform Mobile Developers

Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.

DataStax Does Big Data with Spark, Hadoop Integration

DataStax today introduced an upgrade to its Cassandra NoSQL database offering that sports new Big Data capabilities via integration with Apache Spark and Hadoop.

Google Simplifies Mobile Back-End Development

Google Inc. today announced new features to help Android developers connect their mobile apps to a cloud-based back-end platform.

Codio Cloud-Based IDE Emerges from Beta

The Codio cloud-based development platform yesterday emerged from beta status, letting programmers write and execute code for free using just a Web browser.

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