March 26, 2013

Building Free Apps Is Harder Than Making Enterprise Software, Says Autodesk CEO

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass says it’s tougher to make a free smartphone app than a high-priced piece of enterprise software. He should know, because his company, known for its costly AutoCad design and engineering software, has been making a foray into mobile development. “People are more demanding for a low-cost

Cloud Development: Creating Services to Run in a Cloud Environment

By Jos Dirksen Running in the cloud allows you to start quickly, with minimal expenses and lots of flexibility. This article based on chapter 6 of SOA Governance in Action shows how you can create services that can be run in a cloud environment. Suppose your company defines a policy

Amazon May Be Expanding Its Mobile Development Capabilities

Amazon Web Service has posted a new job opening for a “Software Development Engineer – Mobile,” leading some to speculate that the cloud computing firm may soon getting into the backend-as-a-service business. The posting reads, “In this role, you will be responsible for creating and owning world-class production tablet and