The HTML5 Scorecard: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly in iOS 7 – We’ve been testing the final release of iOS 7 over the last few days against our usual battery of HTML5 tests. Normally we’re effusive about new releases of iOS to the point of fanboy-dom, but this time, and for the first time ever, we’re disappointed in t
Red Hat brings JBoss middleware to PaaS cloud | ZDNet – The next phase of Red Hat's PaaS strategy focuses on the delivery of key additional Red Hat JBoss Middleware technologies in the cloud as services powered by OpenShift. This will include new integration capabilities, business process management (BPM), and mobile push notifications
AngularJS is amazing… and hard as hell – It's ok if you don't really understand AngularJS all at once. Getting started with the software is completely different that actually using for real applications. It just really takes time, more than you think it will to really get AngularJS.
The Second Coming of Java: Clinton-Era Relic Returns to Rule Web – In the summer of 2011, Bob Lee — the chief technology officer at Square and a former engineer at Google — announced at a prominent software conference that the web was “on the cusp of a Java renaissance.” Two years later, this renaissance is upon us. Like Twitter, many other companies have realized that Java is particularly well suited to building web services that can stand up to the massive amounts of traffic streaming across the modern internet.
Why I Hacked Apple’s TouchID, And Still Think It Is Awesome – Despite being hacked, TouchID is an exciting step forwards for smartphone security and I stand by our earlier blog on fingerprint security. Hacking TouchID gave me respect for its design and some ideas about how we can make it strong moving forward. I hope
State of the Art – Grocery Shopping Made Easy – NYTimes.com – A new countertop appliance called the Ikan is a $400 device designed to eliminate trips to the grocery store. The hardware component is a bulbous bar code scanner, dressed up in Any-Décor White and mounted on a countertop stand, an undercabinet bracket o
Red Hat Partners With Amazon.com On SaaS | MSPmentor – Red Hat has inked a SaaS partnership with Amazon.com to offer JBoss middleware as a hosted service. Red Hat disclosed that JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is now available within the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
Windows Programming Using Java – Windows Programming Using Java is for programmers who want to extend Java's capabilities on Windows XP and/or Vista, but aren't sure where to start. One of the drawbacks of Java's portability is that many Java programmers have limited knowledge of Windows
10 reasons why SQL Server 2008 is going to rock – Just like its predecessor, SQL Server 2008 is taking its sweet time to actually ship. However, unlike its predecessor, it won't just be a "worthwhile upgrade". It will kick ass. Here are the top 10 reasons why.
BEA Welcome and Oracle’s Middleware Strategy Briefing – Join Oracle executives for an informative briefing that will explore how the addition of BEA products to Oracle Fusion Middleware creates a best-in-class combination, advances a common vision, and reinforces Oracle's middleware strategy.
Adobe AIR and Flex – SQLConnection – Adobe added the ability to use local databases when they created AIR. In this quick tutorial I am going to show how to create a database file and open a connection to it. The code is very simple so let's jump right into it.
Creating Themes for BIRT – ThemesWiki – In this tutorial you will learn about how to create Styles and Themes that can be used to create a consistent appearance for your Reporting Projects. This becomes important later on when you have large Report Projects with a large number of reports, and y