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Daily Dose: Big Data, Big Competition: LexisNexis To Release Hadoop Competitor

LexisNexis is set to launch open source data processing tools that supposedly outdo Hadoop, the current darling of the Big Data world. The new product line is...

0 replies - 19310 views - 06/16/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Adding More Support for C++

In a research paper published by Google last week, C++ was found to be the best-performing programming language in the market, trumping Java, Scala, and its...

0 replies - 15577 views - 06/15/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Spring Jumps Into M2 of Version 3.1.0

 Spring, the open source application framework, reached its "second and final milestone", and version 3.1 is now available. The new features...

0 replies - 18551 views - 06/10/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: First Milestone Of Grails 1.4 Released

Grails users will be happy to see that Grails 1.4, the first milestone of the open source framework, was released this week, featuring major changes such as:-...

0 replies - 10167 views - 06/08/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: HTML5 Goes Mobile: The-M-Project Open Source Framework

Tired of constantly adapting your code to the latest smartphone OS? The-M-Project might be the solution you've been waiting for. A new open source HTML5...

0 replies - 27974 views - 02/23/11 by Katie Mckinsey in Daily Dose

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0 replies - 3033 views - 01/18/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - ICEfaces 2.0 - A Wintery, JSF 2-based Release

The ICEfaces team has delivered the major version 2.0 this week and as the number implies, it is built on top of the relatively new JSF 2.0 spec.  The new...

0 replies - 29923 views - 12/22/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Silverlight 5 Plan

At Microsoft's developer-focused Silverlight Firestarter event, they laid out the roadmap for the next version of Silverlight - an RIA platform that is now...

0 replies - 20892 views - 12/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - VirtualBox Update from Oracle

The Oracle VM VirtualBox has reached version 3.2.12.  The virtualization app for x86 hardware just received about 20 bugfixes fixing stability issues, 64-bit...

0 replies - 22371 views - 12/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - London Stock Exchange Switches to Linux - Breaks Record Trading Speed

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has recently migrated from a .NET system over to Linux for their stock trading system.  Recent tests have broken the trading...

0 replies - 22887 views - 10/30/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Adobe Releases HTML5 Video Player w/Flash Rollover

Adobe wasn't kidding when they said they were riding the HTML5 bandwagon as hard as anybody right now.  Rather than compete with the new web standard, Adobe...

0 replies - 29405 views - 10/25/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Report Says Microsoft/Adobe Merger Story is Bunk

While it certainly didn't hurt Adobe's stock prices, which rose by 11.5% this week, the rumors that Microsoft is in talks to buy Adobe are...

0 replies - 20919 views - 10/09/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Another Android OEM Gets Sued

After Apple Sued HTC for Android phone-related IP infringement a few months ago, and then after Oracle sued Google for Dalvik's particular usage of Java, a...

0 replies - 20814 views - 10/05/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Researchers Slam Android Over Apps that Leak GPS data

A study from researchers at Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs has discovered that 15 out of 30 popular Android applications selected at...

1 replies - 20734 views - 10/02/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - SproutCore 1.4 Grows Touch Support

A new release arrived for the SproutCore framework that builds nativeized web apps.  The new release, 1.4, has more touch events for mobile devices and better...

0 replies - 20992 views - 09/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Windows Phone 7 - Testing applications both on the device and the emulator

Windows Phone 7 devices are finally in the wild. Developers around the US are able to use real hardware to test their applications in real-world conditions....

0 replies - 11240 views - 08/19/10 by Den D. in Articles

Daily Dose - Lightspark: Free, Open Flash

A free and open source Flash player has emerged this week in beta.  The Lightspark beta is close to having full ActionScript 3 support and it even includes...

0 replies - 18105 views - 05/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - What Do You Want To See in Silverlight 5?

There's no rest for Microsoft's Silverlight team.  They are already preparing to schedule new features to go into Silverlight 5.  Version 4 was announced at...

0 replies - 18867 views - 05/04/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hadoop is Safe From Google's MapReduce Patent

Google has just granted a patent license to the Apache Hadoop distributed computing framework, which uses a MapReduce process similar to Google's recently...

2 replies - 23109 views - 04/28/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Future of Car and Smartphone Integration

Automaker Ford has announced that it will make the first vehicle that enables Blackberry and Android phones to use certain web apps through voice commands. ...

1 replies - 16475 views - 04/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose