June 2, 2010

Android 2.2 and Its Previous Versions: A Sweet Developer Review

In this article, Developer.com traces the history of Android from a developer’s perspective. The number of Android devices in use is exploding rapidly, with 100,000 new devices activated per day. In addition, developers have created more than 50,000 apps for the Android Market, which helps to ensure that the platform

Apprenda Offers Free Downloadable Version of SaaS Application Server

Cloud computing vendor Apprenda is making many of the features of its flagship SaaSGrid application server available in a free version that it’s calling SaaSGrid Express. Aimed at ISVs, SMBs, and enterprises, the tool allows developers to migrate or deploy .Net applications in the cloud. It includes features like metering,

ThoughtWorks Gives Agile IT an Online Forum

Application lifecycle management solution vendor ThoughtWorks has unveiled a new forum where developers and other IT pros can discuss agile development. Called “Agile Transitions,” the site focuses on high-level topics related to business software development, such as IT governance, organization, budgeting, risk management and even HR issues. [login]”This online community

Microsoft Unveils Two Pillars of its Cloud Strategy

For a company with about 90 percent of the operating system market, Microsoft has been painfully, if not ineptly slow to introduce a cloud strategy to capitalize on its market strength in desktop and server computing.However, this year, the company upped its game in the cloud, wrapping its strategy around