Open-source and commercial tools mashup

They may not be as slick, powerful or extensible as off-the-shelf reporting tools, but that doesn’t bother a growing number of developers who find open-source tools good enough.

AJAX changes everything, believe it

AJAX’s success has forced many programmers to come to terms with the shortcomings of the conventional Web app dev model. What’s different about AJAX is not that it’s an innovative technology, but that it’s disruptive to the old way to thinking.

Credit union takes SAFE approach to patch automation

Some organizational names carry inherent assumptions. Just ask the Sacramento Air Force Employees (SAFE) Federal Credit Union in California, which maintains assets of $1.2 billion for its roughly 120,000 members.

This is your brain on HPC

For about 2 years now, server vendors have been flogging the idea that high-performance computing is spreading beyond traditional academic and government environments, and is emerging as a serious option for enterprise IT.

Backbase 3.1.4

This month saw the release of a highly accomplished AJAX framework.

SUN's Father was a Muthuh

Scott McNealy: passionate, quotable, and cranky as hell

How to pick a winner

If you’ve been reading about the profiles of this year’s nominees for ADT’s annual Innovator Awards, here’s what’s been going on behind the curtain.

Where Ubuntu LiveCD Both Succeeds and Fails

Experiencing a great free Linux distribution via LiveCD

Ubuntu LiveCD: Try it, you’ll be hooked

The "Dapper Drake" could also be called the "Magnanimous Mallard".

ODF Alliance Growth Spurt Sprouts a Director

The group's new managing director is out to win hearts and minds.

Prefuse: A Visualization Toolkit for Java

An open-source graphing toolkit worth keeping an eye on.

Battle of the Brains

The world's top student coders go mano-a-mano... or should that be cabeza-a-cabeza?

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