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I was quite brazen at first, I just logged straight in not fully understand the ramifications. No thought of what could happen if.......? Within Days I was affiliated in magazines, aggregated on global sites, people were creating RSS feeds of my content, the whirlwind grew as my page ...
Adobe is nosing its flagship ColdFusion rapid web site and Internet application development platform onto multiple clouds. Turns out it's been quietly collaborating with Alagad, a North Carolina web development services provider, on a cloud implementation of ColdFusion 9. Adobe just re...
Adobe Systems has announced Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 2 (ES2), a software release enabling businesses and governments to build applications that improve interactions with customers and constituents across devices and channels. Delivering significant productivity improvements to ...
While mobile Internet is a prime growth market of the future, the medium is not as simple as it looks. In contrast to web developments for PCs, developers using the mobile channel are confronted by a virtually limitless number of hardware and software platforms. This fragmentation migh...
OpSource, Inc., a provider Cloud operations, today announced that OpSource Cloud, a Cloud to bring together the availability, flexibility and community of the public Cloud with the security, performance and control the enterprise requires, is now in public Beta and available for on-lin...
Today, Adobe announced a major release of LiveCycle® Enterprise Suite 2 (ES2), an SOA architecture for automation of document processing, RIA, and process management.  It’s an enterprise platform for SOA that brings together various technologies and tools including LiveCycle Data Servi...
As part of ZCS 6.0, Zimbra will further open its innovative application platform, including the Zimlet and Mobile application programming interfaces (APIs), to provide maximum flexibility to Zimbra’s community of customers, partners, and developers. With the new Zimlet platform, a Zimb...
A New Jersey outfit called Textscape LLC sued Adobe in a California federal court last Friday claiming that Adobe's Acrobat Reader, which must be on every computer in the universe, treads on its patent for processing text. It's asking for unspecified damages. The widgetry involved lets...
To meet the messaging and collaboration needs of the world's largest telcos, service providers and most demanding enterprise customers, Sun Microsystems has announced availability of Sun Java(TM) Communications Suite 7. With more than 170 million seats of earlier versions deployed, thi...
I try to go easy on frameworks in the classroom, because there could be lots of non-technical reasons for adopting this or that framework. I also know that people who created frameworks are seasoned developers with their vision of how things should be done. No disrespect here. But if t...
"Making contents and services available to your customers on mobile phones up to now used to mean choosing between a mobile website and a client application," says Michael Neidhoefer, Managing Director of Netbiscuits. "Both channels have their specific advantages: a Netbiscuits-based w...
Google, whose Chrome can claim all of 2.8% of the browser market, has come up with an open source plug-in that runs Chrome inside Microsoft's still dominant Internet Explorer. How's that for brass. It calls the thing Chrome Frame and says it works with IE6, 7 and 8 on Vista and XP SP2,...
BroadSoft, Inc., the leading worldwide provider of VoIP applications, today announced enhancements to its consumer solutions for telecommunications service providers. BroadSoft's consumer solutions are designed to broaden wireless, wireline and cable carriers' broadband communications ...
In ten days I’ll be sitting at the general session at Adobe MAX 09 in LA. People from Adobe will come up on stage one after another delivering the latest news on the products we all use daily. Here’s my short wish list of the news I’d like to hear. I’m sure people who are using Creati...
RIAbiz.com recently discussed the findings of an August 24-25, 2009 Investment News survey conducted on the Twitter habits of the financial-advisory community. Not surprisingly the survey reveals that "a mere 14.9% of financial advisers say they communicate with clients or colleagues ...
Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., a global provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with nefos GmbH, a leading consulting partner of Salesforce.com located in Zurich, Switzerland. Nefos w...
Enterprise Mashups deliver unprecedented information insight for better decisions and improved organizational outcomes. JackBe's Presto® Enterprise Mashup Platform enables the rapid, collaborative, user-driven creation of secure, visually rich mashups without the complexities, costs an...
Zimbra is open source server software for email and collaboration - email, group calendar, contacts, instant messaging, file storage and web document management. The Zimbra email and calendar server is available for Linux, Mac OS X and virtualization platforms. Zimbra syncs to smartpho...
Adobe has put out what it calls Flash Platform Services for Distribution, an online, hosted, pay-per-use service for advertisers and content publishers to promote, measure and monetize web applications and games across social networks, desktops and mobile devices. The widgetry is suppo...
Yahoo has evidently been rummaging through its closet looking for stuff it can sell off, especially now that it’s decided it’s a consumer company and will put $100 million into promoting that image starting Tuesday. Anyway, that business construction reportedly means it doesn’t nee...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fig Leaf Software, a full service Web design, development and training company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), which will take place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washin...
OpSource, Inc., the leader in Cloud operations, today announced that enterprise demand for Cloud efficiency is accelerating momentum for OpSource Cloud(TM), the first Cloud to bring together the flexibility, availability and community of the public Cloud with the security, performance ...
Brightcove has announced that it has rolled out broad support for Adobe(R) Flash(R) Media Server 3.5 through content delivery services provided by Limelight Networks, providing more than 700 customers in 28 countries with turn-key access to enhanced dynamic delivery capabilities for HD...
Netbiscuits, a web software platform for the creation, publication, and monetization of mobile websites, today announces the launch of a mobile couponing solution. The new “Messaging and Couponing Tool”, which will go live in October, allows the creation of SMS-based mobile coupons tha...
Today, Adobe made a very interesting announcement - Adobe Flash Platform Services for Distribution is available to the public. To put it simple, it’s a new way of distributing, promoting, and measuring the usage of your applications on the Web.
Akamai Technologies, a provider of powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, has announced a managed Internet service for optimizing delivery of virtualized applications and desktops. Leveraging core technology from the Akamai IP Application Accelerator s...
The GSMA, which represents the interests of the mobile communications industry, today announced the release of the next set of Rich Communication Suite (RCS) service specifications, RCS Release 2. The GSMA has also launched the RCS DevChallenge, a competition for developers that ...
In an effort to provide mobile device users an easier and more natural way to control their applications, AT&T* and Vlingo today announced a licensing agreement and strategic alliance to incorporate AT&T's Watson technology into Vlingo's speech-enabled applications. The alliance will d...
Adobe said Tuesday during its earnings call that it’s buying publicly held Utah-based Omniture for ~$1.8 billion cash. It’s not your most instantly intuitive acquisition ever and it’s costing a pretty penny at that. Adobe didn’t explain to its own people where the web researcher fi...
Keynote Systems, a provider of on-demand mobile and Internet test & measurement solutions for continuously improving the online experience, today announced that Keynote Transaction Perspective® 9.0 is now generally available to all Keynote customers. Transaction Perspective 9.0 is a mu...
The development of a mobile portal is illustrated using a practical example. For this purpose, a popular Java web project will be created in NetBeans and is later connected to a Custom Application.
Cascading Styles Sheets 3, or CSS3, comes packed with a number of great new features. In this article you will learn how to use CSS to created rounded corners to rectangles without having to use a complex image cheat.
During my RichFaces session at JBoss World 2009, I showed three small examples of using Ajax with RichFaces 3.3, JSF 2, and RichFaces 4. I thougth it would be a good idea to show you the difference or more correct the similarities between the three. I will be blogging more about Rich...
Even though it's considered bad practice, it's often handy to eval code in JavaScript. And in my case, it was simply necessary, since the JSF specification requires eval of scripts. And it's also necessary to execute those evaluated scripts in the global scope. It's not as easy as it ...
OR-YEHUDA, Israel, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (Nasdaq: MGIC), a global provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with KLAFS, a leading European manufacturer of saunas,...
In 2006 Microsoft began releasing a series of designer focused tools. The big question was: Why? Adobe has the best tools, doesn’t it? There is no doubt that Adobe’s tools are very good, what is clear, however, is that Microsoft is taking design seriously for this to be accomplished Mi...
ComplyXL provides the key framework used by organizations for version and audit controls as well as continuous monitoring of critical spreadsheets with instant notification of changes. The Find Combinations utility gives the added ability to analyze the information within the spreadsh...
I got an email from an enterprise architect considering Adobe Flex as a platform for Web application development in their organization. This email contained a well prepared list of questions/remarks/concerns that many of enterprise Web architects may face. That’s why I decided to pub...
A while back Gerard Davison blogged some simple examples of using WS-Security Policies. Gerard's specific example dealt with the WLS policy Wssp1.2-2007-Wss1.1-UsernameToken-Plain-X509-Basic256.xml. As Gerard notes the said policy (further documented in the WLS 10.3.1 doco here) impl...
Five winners of the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) receive free access to the Netbiscuits platform and thus have the opportunity to transcribe their projects for all mobile end devices and reach more users.