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Daily Dose: Google's New "Page Speed Service" Cuts Page Loading Time

Google has created Page Speed Service, an online service designed to help speed up the loading time of web pages. The service obtains content from your...

0 replies - 18000 views - 07/28/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Java SE 7 is Here!

Right on schedule, the GA release of JDK 7 is now available.  If you haven't already familiarized yourself with all the new features, check out the OpenJDK...

0 replies - 21435 views - 07/27/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: BlackBerry Software Chief May Have Resigned

According to tech news site BGR, it's possible that Suresh Periyalwar, Research In Motion's head of Blackberry software, has left the company after 10 years of...

0 replies - 16252 views - 07/26/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Mozilla's Mobile OS "Boot to Gecko" Announced

Mozilla announced "Boot to Gecko" today, their take on a mobile operating system. B2G's main goal is to "pursue the goal of building a complete,...

2 replies - 18586 views - 07/25/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft's Daytona brings MapReduce to Windows Azure

MapReduce, Google's framework for scaling large amounts of data across computers, has been ported to Windows Azure by Microsoft. The project, code-named...

0 replies - 20937 views - 07/17/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: LucidWorks Enterprise 1.8 Crawls Shared Files

LucidWorks Enterprise released its new version 1.8 featuring the addition of new crawl and security functionality. The platform can now crawl and index files...

0 replies - 22258 views - 07/14/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: JAX Innovations Awards 2011 Winners Announced!

Over the last three months, nominations and voting for the Jax Innovation Awards took place, the awards ceremony which highlights innovation and excellence...

0 replies - 19004 views - 06/23/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose:Flex and Flash Builder Add iOS and Blackberry Support

Today, Adobe released an update to Flex and Flash Builder 4.5, adding support for Apple's iOS and Blackberry Tablet OS Flex Projects in addition to the support...

0 replies - 14937 views - 06/20/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Big Data, Big Competition: LexisNexis To Release Hadoop Competitor

LexisNexis is set to launch open source data processing tools that supposedly outdo Hadoop, the current darling of the Big Data world. The new product line is...

0 replies - 18723 views - 06/16/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Adding More Support for C++

In a research paper published by Google last week, C++ was found to be the best-performing programming language in the market, trumping Java, Scala, and its...

0 replies - 15223 views - 06/15/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Spring Jumps Into M2 of Version 3.1.0

 Spring, the open source application framework, reached its "second and final milestone", and version 3.1 is now available. The new features...

0 replies - 18197 views - 06/10/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: First Milestone Of Grails 1.4 Released

Grails users will be happy to see that Grails 1.4, the first milestone of the open source framework, was released this week, featuring major changes such as:-...

0 replies - 9904 views - 06/08/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Consuming OData via JSP in Windows Azure

A colleague recently asked me if I knew anything about consuming OData from a Java deployment in Windows Azure. My answer at the time was “no”, but with a...

0 replies - 8170 views - 05/25/11 by Brian Swan in News

Why Interoperability Must Succeed for the Cloud to Survive

During the past two years, not a week has gone by without several press releases, blogs, editorials or articles about cloud interoperability crossing my...

0 replies - 9064 views - 02/26/11 by Bill Heinzman in Articles

Daily Dose: HTML5 Goes Mobile: The-M-Project Open Source Framework

Tired of constantly adapting your code to the latest smartphone OS? The-M-Project might be the solution you've been waiting for. A new open source HTML5...

0 replies - 27610 views - 02/23/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

Why switching from Android to Windows Phone 7 won't be a problem

Mobile development is an interesting task and today if an app is available on one platform, chances are it will soon be available for other platforms as well....

4 replies - 11095 views - 01/31/11 by Den D. in Articles

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0 replies - 2856 views - 01/18/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - ICEfaces 2.0 - A Wintery, JSF 2-based Release

The ICEfaces team has delivered the major version 2.0 this week and as the number implies, it is built on top of the relatively new JSF 2.0 spec.  The new...

0 replies - 29287 views - 12/22/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Silverlight 5 Plan

At Microsoft's developer-focused Silverlight Firestarter event, they laid out the roadmap for the next version of Silverlight - an RIA platform that is now...

0 replies - 20301 views - 12/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - VirtualBox Update from Oracle

The Oracle VM VirtualBox has reached version 3.2.12.  The virtualization app for x86 hardware just received about 20 bugfixes fixing stability issues, 64-bit...

0 replies - 21780 views - 12/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose