January 27, 2010

Packaged vs. Custom Software: Having it Both Ways

According to recent statistics from Forrester, companies spend about 27 percent of their software dollars on application servers, IDEs, design and modeling tools, testing tools, and other tools that allow

Novell Unveils Software Appliance Development Package

Created both for ISVs and enterprise IT departments, Novell’s Suse Appliance Toolkit enables the development of software appliances for deployment in a physical, virtual, or cloud infrastructure. “A software appliance

Google Updates Chrome with Extensions, APIs

The latest version of the Google Chrome browser for Windows offers several new tools for developers. For example, it includes a Web SQL Database API, a Web Storage API, WebSockets

Microsoft-Compatible APIs in Mono 2.4

Mono is an open source project led by Novell to create a .NET-compatible set of tools that include, among others, a C# compiler and a Common Language Runtime. Mono can