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I recently blogged about making open source software, and the high level steps for how to think about the process. We started with the need for software to seed the discussion, the need for clear motivation as to why to publish as open source software, and then the structural requirem...
Software is surprisingly dynamic. All software evolves. Bugs are found and fixed. Enhancements added. New requirements are discovered in using the software. New uses are found for it and it is shaped to those new uses. Software solutions that are useful and used must by their ver...
The Java Platform Enterprise Edition 7 specification early draft is available for download. All these years the focus was to introduce several APIs and technologies as part of the platform to make it more powerful, simple and complete. This is the first time the focus has shifted in a ...
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The purpose of this article is to describe the steps involved in configuring Datapower services for the browser-based HTTP type requests. The commonly used methods for such requests are either the POST or GET HTTP method. 1. For the testing purpose create a loopback pass-through XML F...
Let’s start with the basic question: What is the disruptor? The disruptor is a concurrency framework for Java that allows data sharing between threads. The age old way of coding a producer-consumer model is to use a queue as the buffer area between the producer and the consumer, where ...
EPractize Labs is the first company that offered software study book and practice mock questions for Oracle’s Java SE 7 Programmer II(1Z1-804, OCPJP 7) Exam to achieve Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer. The software guide has been released in the early stage of OCPJP ...
EMC has $5.65 billion in cash in the bank and Bloomberg says it wants to buy security software houses with it to fuel growth. COO Joe Goulden told the wire service last month that security is the biggest area for potential acquisitions since the company already had “all the key par...
Java architect certification training lab is an interactive learning and assessment material for OCMJEA (formerly SCEA) certification, developed and published by EPractize Labs. The exam kit provides enough study notes and practice questions with brief explanations for the certificatio...
Ahead of making a clean sweep of the Android device makers, Microsoft this week changed tack and nailed Dublin-based Amdocs Software Systems Ltd, the software contracting side of giant Amdoc Ltd, which supplies billing and CRM widgetry to big telecom carriers, for royalties on its Linu...
Workday, the promising cloud-based HR and financial management start-up founded by the founder and former chief strategist of PeopleSoft David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, has reportedly filed its S-1 paper to go public under a new law that will let it keep its financials under wraps unt...
In this article I will provide you an effective and optimized approach of Factory Design Pattern in Java. As you know theFactory Method Pattern or popularly known as the Factory Design Pattern is one the design patterns under the category of "Creational Design Pattern". The basic prin...
Today’s software development is geared more towards building upon previous work and less about reinventing content from scratch. Resourceful software development organizations and developers use a combination of previously created code, commercial software, open source software, and th...
Modularity plays an important role in software architecture. It fills a gap that has existed since we began developing enterprise software systems in Java. This chapter discusses that gap and explores how modularity is an important intermediary technology that fills that gap. There a...
Eucalyptus Systems, the open source private and hybrid cloud merchant that just tied up with Amazon, has gotten a $30 million C round on top of the $25.5 million it’s already gotten. It says the C round was oversubscribed. The funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). ...
Open-Xchange, the supplier of email and collaboration software for cloud providers, on Wednesday announced an agreement with UnoEuro - a leading Scandinavian provider of cost-effective hosting and email services. In the coming months, UnoEuro will consolidate and replace its existing ...
IBM has gotten as predictable in its acquisitions as it used to be in its suits. It’s buying another analytics house. This time it’s Varicent Software from up Toronto way. And again IBM isn’t saying what it’s paying. Nine-year-old Varicent does analytics software for compensation an...
In case nobody noticed, IBM put its reputation on the line the other day. It said it had distilled all the years of experience it got from tens of thousands of customer engagements around the world – and nobody can compete with that – into a box, an “expert integrated system” that it...
If you are planning to do build a career as a software developer, you have to be prepared to get trained and re-trained every couple of years. But how? If you’re lucky, your employer will send you to classes, otherwise you have to spend substantial amount of time self-studying. Back in...
HTC Monday licensed patents from Intertrust Technologies, which has developed a trove of fundamental DRM and so-called trusted distributed computing IP. Then it went a step farther than other Intertrust licensees and bought 20% of Intertrust’s SyncTV subsidiary for an undisclosed sum...
Open source cloud infrastructure automation specialist Opscode has gotten a $19.5 million C round from new backer Ignition Partners with follow-on investments from existing financiers Battery Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. The new money means the not-yet-four-year-old start-up...
Amazon Web Services has been quietly reaching out to big business recently looking for business, sources have told us. And in that vein Thursday it agreed to work with open source private cloud peddler Eucalyptus Systems so companies can have an on-premise cloud that nicely migrates wo...
EMC Tuesday confirmed a report that it had bought 22-year-old privately held web development house Pivotal Labs for its agile development methodology and its widely used Pivotal Tracker tool. How much EMC spent buying the San Francisco-based software consulting operation wasn’t discl...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, on Wednesday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, and game-cha...
All in all I highly recommend this book to every Java programmer. I really like the CERT books. This one is no different, however, it is not one to read from cover to cover, at least not for me. It contains a catalog of rules for programming secure java code. What I have been doing is...
JRE 6 was released in 2006, five years after a major JRE version was released. For the past few years Java was looking stagnant, and many Java developers began to worry; this concern was amplified when Oracle purchased Sun. We will try to discover if there's a big refactoring or maybe...
This book is great for the person who is new to Java and new to programming. Let’s first set the context of my normal skillset. I am a .NET Software Architect and Developer. I have been 100% in the .NET world since 2001 (with a very little sprinkling of VB6). I recently decided to exp...
This article will focus on Software Inventory Control Systems (SICS). Recently, I was asked by Bill Rogers (NH DoIT Commissioner) and Peter Hastings (NH DoIT Director) to take a look at SICS, investigate them and provide a recommendation. When I started this research I knew nothing abo...
Google lost a bid Monday to suppress evidence that it willfully infringed on Oracle’s IP in building Android. On July 21, during the Daubert hearing Google wanted, District Court Judge William Alsup, who’s presiding over the Oracle v Google Java case, read into the record an e-mail...
Scott McNealy, often mistaken for one of Sun’s founders – technically he wasn’t but he was so identified with the company for so long people assume he was – has been hinting about a new start-up called WayIn on Twitter, according to GigaOm. Actually Twitter’s the way WayIn will launc...
The OSGi framework is a popular platform for developing multifunctional desktop systems, enterprise systems and complex applications. OSGi uses a modular approach where each bundle is regarded as a relatively independent and separate unit. The framework controls maintenance-based tas...
Red Hat took a flying leap Wednesday and landed with both feet on the cloud where it hopes to knock VMware, which it perceives as its biggest enemy, for a loop. It announced that it’s going into both the Infrastructure-as-a-Service and the Platform-as-a-Service business, pushing past...
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OSGi technology brings a number of much needed benefits to the Java enterprise application market, and is disruptive in that it impacts the software development, deployment, and management practices of many organizations. OSGi impacts deployment given the shared, modular nature of OSGi...
See what excited the COBOL world this January. Watch the launch video and see Visual COBOL in action. The demo shows how to build COBOL applications within VS2010, and Eclipse IDEs integrating with .NET and other UI technologies… and much more, including COBOL applications running on a...
COBOL has evolved and is breaking free. Visual COBOL R3 gives you FREEDOM, CHOICE and MORE: FREEDOM to deploy wherever you want, JVM, .NET, AZURE, CHOICE of development environment, VS2010 or Eclipse and MORE COBOL language enhancements to deliver MORE productivity, faster. Read the Vi...
Micro Focus Visual COBOL delivers the richest development experience for COBOL programmers available on Windows and Linux. Using the Eclipse rich client platform as an integrated development environment (IDE), the needs of the COBOL programmer are the primary focus. In parallel, the en...
Micro Focus COBOL for JVM introduces a unique, high-performance COBOL environment for developing COBOL applications to be deployed in a Java framework such as the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) or a Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) application server. In addition to using Visual COBOL for Ecl...
SAP (Business Objects) has recently released Crystal Reports for Eclipse version 2.0 to provide reporting solutions for Java-based applications. This is available as free to use (within an organization) and has the advantage that it is built on the most tested and reliable component (J...
Google is supposed to unveil a beta Chrome OS on a generic Atom-based netbook Tuesday and put the Google-branded thing into limited circulation in the run-up to a commercial product next year. Reportedly no more than 65,000 of this first-stab widget will be made as an appeal to develop...