September 21, 2012

Adobe Customers Embrace SaaS Model More Quickly Than Expected

Included in Adobe’s most recent quarterly report was some good news for the software development industry: The company reported “overachievement” of its goals for transitioning from traditional software sales to a software as a service model. That’s a positive development, CFO Mark Garrett explained, because “As Adobe customers migrate from

Salesforce Adds Mobile Development Tools

At its Dreamforce conference, made a slew of announcements, including unveiling new tools for building mobile apps for the Salesforce platform. Called “Salesforce Touch,” the mobile development tools will enable the creation of both smartphone and tablet apps. Salesforce Touch supports native iOS and Android apps, as well as

Microsoft Exec Compares Windows 8 Programming to Bingo

The Register recently talked with Microsoft corporate vice president Soma Somasegar on the company’s plans for supporting development platforms. When asked about all the recent changes, Somasegar admitted, “We’ve had a fair amount of churn in our platforms.” However, he noted that several Windows development tools have “stood the test