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Mono's Future Clears: Xamarin Partners with Attachmate

Attachmate, the company that acquired Novell earlier this year and then laid off virtually all members of the company's Mono team, is now partnering with Xamarin, the startup created by members of that team to continue commercial support of the Mono Project.

Android Deal Between Microsoft and General Dynamics Itronix Finalized

Yesterday Microsoft inked a deal with General Dynamics Itronix, a Sunrise, Fla.-based maker of sturdy computers for the public service, military, industrial market and public sectors.

Oracle's Code Contribution to Openoffice.org Voted In by Apache Software Foundation

A vote was put to the members of the Apache Software Foundation last week to accept Oracle's source code contribution to Openoffice.org.

Open Source Integration Platform Adds Hybrid Cloud Support

Commercial open-source middleware maker Talend has taken its recently announced Unified Integration Platform into the cloud.

Oracle Looks to 'Update and Revitalize' Java Community Process with New JSRs

Oracle has filed the first of two new Java Specification Requests (JSRs) meant to "update and revitalize" the Java Community Process (JCP).

Software AG Acquires Terracotta To Boost Cloud Strategy

Java clustering infrastructure provider Terracotta announced this morning that it's being acquired by German business process management (BPM) vendor Software AG.

Mono Project Leader Launches New Mono-Focused Company

Miguel de Icaza, the original leader of the Mono Project, an open source implementation of the .NET Framework based on C# and the Common Language Runtime (CLR), has launched a new startup company called Xamarin.

Sonatype Donates Maven Integration Source Code to Eclipse Hudson Project

Hot on the heels of Oracle's decision to move Hudson to the Eclipse Foundation, Sonatype disclosed plans to open source all of its Maven and Eclipse integration work and donate "significant architectural improvements and key commercial features" to the proposed Hudson CI project.

Oracle Proposes Hudson Become Eclipse Foundation Project

Oracle today announced that it has proposed moving the open-source, Java-based continuous integration (CI) server Hudson -- including all the code, the domain name and the trademark -- to the Eclipse Foundation.

Tasktop Integration Tool Aids Eclipse-Based Agile Development

Tasktop Technologies recently announced an update to Tasktop Enterprise, which synchronizes tasks between Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) elements and cross-repository Agile planning.

NetBeans 7.0 Adds JDK 7, HTML 5 Support; Drops Ruby on Rails

Oracle today announced the availability of the 7.0 version of the NetBeans integrated development environment (IDE).

Free iPhone/iPad App Testing Tool Helps Agile Development

Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Open Beta for Web-Based Orion Project

The Eclipse Foundation today unveiled an open beta version of a new hosted implementation of its nascent Orion project -- its proposed browser-based Web development platform.

jQuery-Style Selectors for Server-Side Java

Potix Corporation has released a set of jQuery-style selectors designed to give developers an easy method of selecting and accessing server-side components.

Google Takes 'Contract' Extensions for Java Open Source

Google recently open sourced its Contracts for Java (Cofoja) tool under GNU LGPL.

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