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Nokia Donates Java Runtime to Symbian Foundation

In an effort to make it easier for Java developers to build applications for its Symbian-based mobile devices, Nokia is contributing the 2.1 version of its Java Runtime implementation to the open source Symbian Foundation.

New Java IDE: Google App Inventor for Android

Google has released a new Java development environment aimed at the non-coder developer who wants to build applications for the Android operating system.

IDES 101, PART II: 5 More Open-Source Coding Environments for Developers

We highlight five more open source editors you might want to consider for your upcoming projects.

CollabNet Ties ScrumWorks Agile Tool To ALM Platform

CollabNet on Thursday announced a new version of its Agile project management tool, ScrumWorks.

Survey: iPhone Users Most Satisfied, More Willing To Pay for Apps

Latest AdMob study also looks at global market, how Pre is stacking up.

Report: Agile Leads Resurgence of Corporate Dev Projects

According to new research, companies are once more investing in application development projects, and Agile methodologies are leading the way.

Agile SCM Tool Wedded to Apache and ViewVC

CollabNet last week introduced a new distribution of the Subversion open-source version control and software configuration management tool.

IT Complexity, Costs Driving Cloud Adoption

Cloud-based services are getting a second look by IT organizations, according to a new report from Gartner.

Eclipse's Fifth 'Release Train' Is a Whopper

'Helios' includes 39 projects, including a new JavaScript IDE package, new Xtext 1.0 features, the Eclipse Marketplace Client, increased support for Git, a new debug framework and much more.

Gartner Dissects Google vs. Microsoft Cloud Battle

Organizations should start experimenting with Web apps from Google, Microsoft and other software companies.

Eclipse Survey Says Scrum Most Popular Methodology

Agile -- especially Scrum -- rules among developers who use Eclipse, the popular open-source IDE.

Marketing and Selling Mobile Apps: A 101 Primer

Mobile analytics vendor offers developers tips and tricks for making money on your smartphone applications.

Fedora 13 Supports NetBeans IDE

Release boosts outlook for the open source IDE now under Oracle's umbrella.

Microsoft Offers Dev Tools for Outlook

Microsoft today released two new open source tools to help with the .PST file format used in Outlook.

SAP Seeks Agile On A Mammoth Scale

Earlier this week SAP Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe reiterated the company’s commitment to internal Agile software development.

JRuby 1.5 Released

The JRuby community has released the latest upgrade of its 100 percent Java implementation of the Ruby programming language, JRuby 1.5.

Microsoft Releases IE 9 Preview 2

Microsoft released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 for review by testers.

Platform for COBOL and Java Integration Gets Upgrade, Adds Eclipse Support

Veryant's isCOBOL 2010 adds support for Eclipse Galileo, among other changes.

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.

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