Chrome OS: Cloud computing made real

July 09, 2009
Forget Windows. So long Mac OS X. Google's OS lifts computing out of yesterday's desktop paradigm and into the cloud
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For Web apps, performance remains an uphill battle

July 02, 2009
Despite browser improvements, network bottlenecks and scripting problems plague cloud-based applications
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Does the 'hacker ethic' help or harm today's developers?

June 29, 2009
Programmers emphasize independence and entrepreneurship over business processes, development methodologies, and best practices -- to their detriment
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Opera Unite: The real plan is to put software in control again

June 18, 2009
Online services are disintermediating traditional apps. Opera hopes to use social networking as a Trojan horse to put traditional apps back in charge
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How to choose a mobile development platform

June 11, 2009
Smartphone app dev is exploding, leaving developers confronted with a plethora of choices. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your mobile apps
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Java Store: Does it finally enable the Java platform promise?

June 03, 2009
Sun's new software store is an idea whose time has come, and one that sends Java hurtling head-to-head with Windows
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Mozilla Jetpack and the battle for the Web

May 28, 2009
An experimental Firefox plug-in makes it easy to filter, modify, and mash up pages (and everything else Web content providers don't want you to do)
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MySQL: Forked beyond repair?

May 21, 2009
Amid misgivings over past mismanagement, the MySQL community is fragmenting. If Oracle can't pull it together, Monty Widenius just might do it himself.
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Is Apple barking up the wrong tree with Grand Central?

May 14, 2009
Vendors are scrambling to provide developer tools to support multicore CPUs, but customer demand is heading in the other direction
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Automatic updates: There has to be a better way

May 07, 2009
Pushing security patches to users automatically is the fastest way to fix vulnerabilities, but it's easy to go too far -- as Microsoft has shown
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