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
Microsoft working with Eclipse on Vista, ID links – Yahoo! News – Microsoft's much-anticipated revelations about collaborations with the Eclipse Foundation did not include joining the open-source tools foundation. But the two are working together to enable use of Eclipse technology to build Java applications for Vista.
Ajax World Conference – Day 1 « dambalah – Yakov believes that Flex is the better technology today, that Microsoft will catch up next year with Silverlight and that Sun still has some work to do before JavaFX becomes stable and competitive.
The Atlassian Blog – Launching JIRA Studio – After a couple of months in Beta, today JIRA Studio launches into production! JIRA Studio integrates JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye, Crucible & Crowd, and then adds in Subversion, Streams, the JIRA Studio toolbar, and makes them all available as a hosted, on-d
Google Open Source Blog: “Look! Actual Code!” – We recently launched a new source code browsing tool as part of Google Code's project hosting feature. This new tool makes it easy to navigate through a project's SVN repository. Key features include: fast directory browsing tree, syntax highlighting, etc
Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit – Welcome to the Windows Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit, the first place to look when you’re ready to optimize web sites and applications for Internet Explorer 8. Here is a message from Chris Wilson, IE Platform Architect:
Analyze This: Hoaxer Haunts Earnings Calls – WSJ.com – Mr. Herrick is giving analysts another reason to look forward to a big conference many of them plan to attend in Boca Raton, Fla. next week. Says Mr. Faucher: "One of the big questions is, will Joe Herrick from Gutterman Research show up?"
AIR Inspector and Aptana Update | Kevin Hoyt – The AIR Introspector is designed to let you debug your application. By adding a single SCRIPT tag to your application, and hitting F12 on your keyboard, you’ll be presented with a new window that loaded with information about your application
IDEA is Now Enterprisey – It’s official, JetBrains raised the price on IDEA. While they claim they have not raised prices in 5 years, this is not the complete story.
Smoke and Ice: Um… Has anyone seen JBoss? – Ok, can anyone explain why JBoss seams to have dropped off the map? The 5.0 version of the JBoss Application Server has been in beta for over a year! What's going on?
InfoQ: From Tags to Riches: Going from Web 1.0 to Flex – James Ward and Shashank Tiwari walk through replacing a Web 1.0 interface with a rich Adobe Flex user interface. In the article, they outline the steps of updating the open source Pentaho Suite dashboard with a Web 2.0 dashboard:
IntelliJ IDEA Blog » Blog Archive » External Annotations – There are several cases when direct annotating code is not advisable: for example, project is shared between team members that use different IDEs, or you work with library classes. That does not mean you can’t make use of these annotations, though – w
Getting Started with Grails – Infoq ebook – Grails is an open-source, rapid web application development framework that provides a super-productive full-stack programming model based on the Groovy scripting language and built on top of Spring, Hibernate, and other standard Java frameworks. Many org
20 minutes or so on why I am 4Barack (Lessig Blog) – I wasn't going to do this, but then someone ask me to do it, and someone else told me (to my horror — not that it would be insane for anyone, but insane for her) that she was for Clinton. So consider this my precinct captain duty for the lessig blog.