October 27, 2011

Using WCF and WCF RIA Services for Data-driven Apps

With some knowledge of asynchronous programming and callbacks, you can use Silverlight to develop applications that are bound to data retrieved from different services — services that can scale over

Oracle Debuts NoSQL Database

Oracle has officially unveiled its NoSQL database, making downloads available from its website. “It’s a distributed key/value store with built-in high availability, and it also offers users options as to

Atlassian Launches Cloud Versions of Dev Tools

Application development tool vendor Atlassian has announced a new cloud-based service called Atlassian OnDemand. The company’s software products, including Jira, Confluence, Bonfire and GreenHopper, are available on a software as

Troubled RIM Delays PlayBook OS Release

Just last month, RIM promised to reveal the second generation operating system for its PlayBook very soon, but the company now says the OS won’t be ready until next year.