April 20, 2010

Office 2010 Debuts for Developers This Week

On Friday, Microsoft announced that Office 2010 had reached the “release to manufacturing” (RTM) stage, and now the company has confirmed that those who subscribe to its networks for application development and IT professionals will be able to download the product this Thursday, April 22. Volume license customers will have

This is What a Tweet Looks Like

Think a tweet is only 140 characters long? Not if you’re a twitter developer. Raffi Krikorian, a developer on Twitter’s API/Platform team, has put together a detailed image explaining the wealth of data that is sent along with Twitter postings. However, the image is about to become outdated. Next quarter,

Python Support in GNOME Gets a Boost From Hackfest

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project is hosting a hackfest aimed at simplifying the development of bindings that make it possible to create GTK+ applications with alternate programming languages. The Python GObject introspection project offers a way to standardize this development with a centralized repository of data. The new

Assuring Enterprise-Quality Agile Development

This HP white paper begins with an overview of both the strengths and weaknesses of agile development methodologies. It then proposes an “ideal” solution—a hybrid approach that offers the speed of agile development without the high risk of poor code quality or insufficient testing. It also explains how HP tools,

iPad Programming: Maintaining Two Code Bases

Now that Apple has started selling the iPad and the NDA lifted on the iPhone 3.2 SDK, it is time for developers to start developing iPad applications. And for a large number of developers, developing iPad applications means porting their existing applications to the iPad platform. Though the iPad is