March 19, 2010

Build a Simple Map Client with SOAP in Flash Builder 4, Part I

Adobe Flash Builder (formerly Adobe Flex Builder) introduces a powerful new set of tools for using remote data services. Of particular interest is Flash Builder’s support for SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) web services, as SOAP is both a mainstay and a frequent source of headaches in the software industry.

Programmers Are Indicted in Madoff Case

On Wednesday, a federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted two former computer programmers–Jerome O’Hara, 47, and George Perez, 44—who worked for Bernard Madoff’s firm. In a written statement, the U.S. attorney said, “O’Hara and Perez are alleged to have known that the special programs they developed contained fraudulent information and

Americans Pay More For Mobile Apps

According to recently published research, Americans pay about $1.09 per mobile app, while people in other parts of the world pay less than 20 cents. As a result, Americans account for more than 50 percent of mobile app revenue, even though Asians download more apps. Those figures mean that, for

iTunesConnect Now Allows Automated Release Dates, Price Changes

It used to be that apps went live on the App Store whenever they were approved by Apple—and it was anyone’s guess when that might be. Now, not only has Apple streamlined the approval process, it is also allowing developers to schedule the release of the app for a particular

China Will Be World’s Fastest Growing Enterprise Software Market Through 2013

According to the latest research, the market for enterprise software will grow faster in China than anywhere else–14.6 percent per year from 2008 to 2013. And despite the economic conditions, China’s enterprise software market will grow 14.8 percent this year. In fact, the Chinese software market will surpass the American