February 1, 2013

Twitter Open Sources Flight JavaScript Framework

Twitter has announced that it has released the code for Flight under an open source license. Flight is a JavaScript framework that the company developed internally. It allows Web developers

BlackBerry Launches BB10

January 30 was a big day for the company formerly known as RIM. It changed its name to BlackBerry, and then it unveiled its long-anticipated new operating system, BlackBerry 10

Top Programming Skills for 2013

ReadWrite recently put out its list of the top 7 IT skills for 2013. Interestingly, 6 of the 7 were application development skills, and the seventh, project management, was closely

Microsoft Embraces Git

At its ALM Summit, Microsoft made a somewhat surprising announcement: the company’s key development tools, including Visual Studio 2012, Team Foundation Server and Team Foundation Service, will now support Git.

ActiveState PaaS Wins HP Deal

Cloud development platform vendor ActiveState recently scored a big win. Its Stackato platform as a service (PaaS) will be the official PaaS for HP’s cloud computing business. Stackato is based

RIM Introduces Lower App Price Tiers for BB10

As it continues the preparation for this week’s launch of BlackBerry 10, RIM has announced that it is rolling out lower pricing tiers for apps in the newly renamed BlackBerry