January 30, 2010

What App Developers Are Saying About the iPad

Do developers agree with Apple’s Scott Forstall that the iPad is a “whole ‘nother gold rush for developers?? The Wall Street Journal talked to execs from Pandora, Flixter, Snapture, ShopSavvy, EverNote, SGN, MLB.com, NearbyNow, and Scroll Motion. Here are a couple of notable responses: Scott Dunlap, CEO of NearbyNow: ?I

Get to Know Apache Click

The Apache Click Web application framework allows developers to create Java-based Web apps quickly. In part, Apache Click is fast because it doesn’t require the use of JSPs or MVC frameworks. Instead, the framework uses HTML templates and plain old Java objects. That speeds up the learning curve for new

Find a Bug in Google Chrome, Earn $500-$1337

While plenty of developers have turned in bugs in Google Chrome for free, Google is upping the ante. Those who spot security holes in either the browser or the new Chromium operating system will now receive between $500 and $1337, with the higher amounts going to bugs considered “particularly severe

Creating a Business Intelligence Steering Committee

For years, organizations of hundreds to thousands of employees have successfully implemented business intelligence (BI), a term that refers to the processes, software programs, technologies, and best practices used in support of decision making. One approach to implementing BI is the formation of a BI Steering Committee. A committee for