- whoosh – Fast pure-Python indexing and search library. – Whoosh is a fast, featureful full-text indexing and searching library implemented in pure Python. Programmers can use it to easily add search functionality to their applications and websites. Every part of how Whoosh works can be extended or replaced to meet your needs exactly.
- Homepage | Celery: Distributed Task Queue – Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.
- The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache TomEE Certified as Java EE 6 Web Profile Compatible : The Apache Software Foundation Blog – Making its certification debut at JavaOne, Apache TomEE (pronounced "Tommy") is the Java Enterprise Edition of Apache Tomcat (Tomcat + Java EE = TomEE) that unites several quality Java enterprise projects including Apache OpenEJB, Apache OpenWebBeans, Apache OpenJPA, Apache MyFaces and more.
- Scala Language Tour presentation, and introduction to Scala primarily for Java Developers – Scala Language Tour presentation, and introduction to Scala primarily for Java Developers & other Object Oriented languages
- 10 programming languages worth checking out – H3RALD – This article deals with ten possible candidates, and it’s far from being an exhaustive list. The programming languages described henceforth are very different from each other, but they all have one thing in common: they all stimulate my curiosity in their own, very different ways.
- Larry Ellison unveils Oracle Public Cloud, claims no one will be locked in – Oracle boasts the Public Cloud will provide “all the productivity of Java, without the IT,” and “the Oracle database you love, now in the cloud.”
- Daring Fireball: Universe Dented, Grass Underfoot – I like to think that in the run-up to his final keynote, Steve made time for a long, peaceful walk. Somewhere beautiful, where there are no footpaths and the grass grows thick. Hand-in-hand with his wife and family, the sun warm on their backs, smiles on their faces, love in their hearts, at peace with their fate.
- Oracle announces public cloud to host long-awaited Fusion applications – 10/6/2011 – Computer Weekly – "Use the Salesforce cloud if you want them to run your applications forever. It's kind of sticky, the ultimate vendor lock-in. You can check in but can't check out," he said. "It's the roach hotel of clouds."
- Announcing Box For Microsoft Office | The Box Blog – Box for Office, a new add-on for Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010, lets you easily open, edit, save, and share using Box from within Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Oracle’s boxes more about integration than innovation — Cloud Computing News – Exalytics is essentially a bundle of the TimesTen in-memory database acquired by Oracle, Hyperion’s EssBase, acquired by Oracle, and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition suite or OBIEE.
- SourceTree – Free Mercurial, SVN and Git GUI for Mac OS X – A powerful Mac client for Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems. SourceTree strips away the complexity of DVCS and makes it usable for mere mortals.
- Nitobi enters into Acquisition Agreement with Adobe – Open Source HTML5 Mobile App Platform Accelerates Adobe's HTML5 and Web Standards Strategy
- PhoneGap to become an Apache project as Adobe acquires Nitobi – Adobe has entered an agreement to acquire Nitobi, the startup behind PhoneGap. Alongside news of the acquisition, Adobe and Nitobi have jointly announced plans to donate the PhoneGap project to the Apache Software Foundation.
- Effective Mockito Part 2 – As promised in the first part of the "Effective Mockito" blog series, I will concentrate on Mockito specifics in the followup posts. So, the main topic for Part 2 is Mockito's @Mock Annotation.
- Incredibly Useful CSS Snippets | webexpedition18 – Below is a list of CSS snippets that will help you minimize headaches, frustration and save your time while writing css, and I hope you will find it useful. Whether you are a experienced web developer, or just getting started with css, they are all worth checking out.
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