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We just finished up the 30-minute webinar where Dr. Bill Curtis, our Chief Scientist, described some of the findings that are about to be published by CAST Research Labs. The CRASH (CAST Research on Application Software Health) report for 2014 is chock full of new data on software risk...
Like most of the tech world I recently shifted my core focus to be headlined around the Next Big Thing, the “IoT” – Internet of Things. Why? For the same reasons I specialized in Cloud, and before that SaaS and [...]The post IoT @ UoT – How the University of Tor...
New software development platform claims quickest route to market with enterprise-grade apps London, UK and New York, NY - May 19, 2014 - Push Technology today unveiled the latest version of its enterprise-grade data distribution platform, Diffusion 5.0, to provide the fastest time to ...
This will be the easiest blog to write because I’ll just copy/paste one of the today’s email threads. I swear, I have not changed a word. X. Modern Web Application development for Java Programmers: 1) Is this the first iteration of this course? 2) If no, do you have any tes...
Standards organisation publishes software modularity requirements for smart home HGI Open Platform 2.0 15 May 2014 HGI, a leading organisation responsible for setting requirements for the smart home, has published a landmark document which brings service providers a step closer to maki...
NEWARK, NJ - May 12, 2014: IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT), a leading supplier of wholesale voice and payment services to telecommunications providers around the world, announced today that it is offering mobile operators IDT Messaging, a white label OTT messaging service that combines IP...
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Peter RogersPrincipal Architect for MobilityCognizantIn this article, my colleague and uber-geek (he builds games over wet-weekends) Peter Rogers shares his insights on Gamification and HTML5.***One of my most interesting achievements in life is having the first downloadable mobil...
By Bob Gourley Friends from IO have alerted me to a job search they have underway and I wanted to share this with you. If you are, or know of anyone who is, interested in this position (and if you can meet most of their qualifications) please connect with IO right away, they want to ta...
While testing the new JMS 2.0 API, I wanted to see an example of the remote client connecting to a messaging server. I decided to start with the HornetQ messaging server that’s embedded into JBoss Wildfly 8. Folks from JBoss sent me a link to the the GitHub project Wildfly/Quicks...
Thursday 24 April, 2014 By delivering conveyors to Alfamart for the 9th time, Interroll, a worldwide provider of key products and solutions for internal logistics, continued the successful cooperation with one of Indonesia’s leading retailers, serving 2.5 million customers daily...
Nastel will be back at IBM Impact 2014 in Las Vegas, in booth #510. Please stop by and say hello! Booth #510 at IBM Impact 2014 We will offer on-the-fly demos of the real-time application performance monitoring (APM) analytics and … Continue reading → The post IBM Impact 20...
Twenty years ago I started my professional career working in a niche field of IT called Geographical Information Systems (GIS) – basically mapping systems. This is an area where Big Data was prevalent, long before the term was officially coined, GIS covered a range of concepts from sat...
I am not happy to Revisit a Vendor Survival post saying that my prediction that a vendor will not survive was correct (for example,
Author Peter RogersPrincipal MobilityArchitect, CognizantVisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read (http://www.visionmobile.com/product/apps-for-cars-mileage-may-vary/).  It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actuall...
by Joseph Rickert One of the remarkable features of the R language is its adaptability. Motivated by R’s popularity and helped by R’s expressive power and transparency developers working on other platforms display what looks like inexhaustible creativity in providing seamless interface...
This article explains how to know which JVM System Properties are actually being queried by libraries. Many libraries use system properties for settings. For example, you usually have to set a property to enable debug traces or to activate certain behaviors. However, sometimes system ...
Like every one I am updating my terminology to reflect the shift that occurred – Business and technical executives immediately get that when combined with a world of smart, connected devices then Cloud computing only makes more sense. We have entered an age where IoT Cloud Computing...
London, UK, 15 April, 2014 - Courion, a leading provider of intelligent identity and access management solutions, today announced two new hires in the UK and the Middle East to help boost its strategic growth in EMEA. Nick Kennelly has been appointed to the role of UK Account Manager a...
therore-concurrent provides self-tuning thread-pools helping you to make the most of your system. Recently, I have been working in the optimization of an OLTP system. The software has a SEDA architecture (Staged Event Driven Architecture) with lots of threads doing little works. I had ...
Trace all calls to System.getProperty method Many libraries use system properties for settings.  For example, you usually have to set a property to enable debug traces or to activate certain behaviors.  However, sometimes system properties that are used are not well documented or you a...
I spend a large portion of my time preparing courseware materials, writing books and technical documentation. These documents include hyperlinks, and some of them can be a 100+ character long. Do you include the long URLs in your docs? The immediate answer is to use one of the services...
by Joseph Rickert The seven lightning talks presented to the Bay Area useR Group on Tuesday night were not only really interesting (in some cases downright entertaining) in their own right, but they also illustrated the diversity of R applications, and the extent to which R has become ...
By Peter Rogers, Principal Architect, Mobility, CognizantHTML5 is still one of the most discussed topics amongst us technical types.  The key challenge, however, has remained unanswered for a long time. How do you effectively wrap HTML5 for use in native mobile applications? Unfor...
In the AppDynamics Spring 2014 release we added quite a few features to our PHP APM solution and announce beta support for Node.js applications. We now have the best APM solution in the market for PHP applications with support for PHP versions 5.2 to 5.5:   Our Java and .NET custo...
In several past articles published here, the ever opinionated mobile expert Peter Roger's shared his belief that the age of traditional mobile platforms had passed.  In this article however, guest blogger and mobile expert David Akka shares a different opinion.***Over the last six...
By Bob Gourley Editor’s note: I have remarked before how proud I am to be on the Invincea advisory board. News like the release below shows how virtuous this firm is being in the enterprise IT domain. Their solutions are now enhancing enterprise defenses in every major sector of ...
In the AppDynamics Spring 2014 release we added quite a few features to our Java and .NET APM solutions. With the addition of the service endpoints, an improved JMX console, JVM crash detection and crash reports, additional support for many popular frameworks, and async support we have...
Monday 7 April, 2014 Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– T...
The rabbit is out of the hat: I'm indeed working on a new book. It's called "RabbitMQ Essentials" and is published by PackT Publishing. Yes, you're reading right, after Mule, it's now RabbitMQ's turn! Clearly, I'm specializing in writing about animal-named technologies.(C) Kallisto Stu...
AppDynamics is excited to announce the 2014 Spring Release of the AppDynamics platform which continues our tradition of disruptive innovation and extends our leadership position through: Expanded support for a wide range of applications and frameworks including Java, .Net, PHP, S...
Recently I decided to stop running my traditional online trainings Intro to Java and focus on offering more advanced training programs. Over the years I had lots of Java training materials and decided to record and publish 18 video lessons covering Intro to Java and Java EE. I started ...
Java ME 8 is the route that you should follow to get into this hot field that takes you into the center of Internet of things. The platform has everything you need to get you there and beyond. Java ME SDK offers a purpose-built toolbox for embedded development. Both simulation and emul...
In June a large expo and a conference Cloud Computing comes back Javits Center in Manhattan. This year it includes a new track Internet of Things, which promises to be “The Next Big Thing”. In our company we have enough of early adopters of anything related to software deve...
Just in case you haven’t heard, Waterfall is out and Agile is in.  For organizations that thrive on innovation, successful agile development and continuous deployment processes are paramount to reducing go to market time, fast tracking product enhancements and quickly resolving defects...
Developing mobile applications with HTML5 is one of the hottest topics and it appears that the interest is diminishing (number of developers wanting to use HTML5 has fallen to 59% which had peaked in 2012 to 72.7%) according to,http://www.appcelerator.com.s3.amazonaws.com/pdf/q4-201...
Following our recent API Workshops in Australia and New Zealand, the next port of call is The Netherlands, where we are running an
My colleague, the always opinionated Peter Rogers, provides us with an "under-the-covers" look at how Android plans to power the Internet of Things.  Pull down your geek hat and hold on!!!***In previous articles I predicted that wearable technology would be powered by light-weight...
It is now official that the collaboration deal is in place according to a general availability. Details here:Announcing General Availability of Oracle Software on Windows Azure and Updates to Windows Azure Traffic ManagerOpen and flexible platforms are in vogue and that was adopted as ...
Bracknell, UK 6th March, 2014: Google Software-as-a-Service specialist, Appogee, has announced the launch of its global Appogee Partner Program to coincide with Google Global Partner Summit in Mountain View.The Appogee Partner Program will help existing Google Apps resellers build sust...