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Review: OpenShift shines for developers and ops

From the pain-free install and easy app deployment to gear idling and automatic scaling, OpenShift fulfills the promise of platform as a service

Review: OpenShift shines for developers and ops

Docker: The first true devops tool?

Docker VP James Turnbull discusses what the container technology means for devops, as well as planned improvements and VMware-like ambitions

SAP embraces opens source -- sort of

Years of slow change are finally leading to new openness at SAP, at least in connection with SAP HANA

Why one developer switched from Java to Google Go

Pivotal's Matt Stine, who was raised on Java, has become an advocate for the Google-built Go language

Apache Cordova lets developers create Android apps from third-party WebViews

Developers can use WebViews such as Intel's Crosswalk to get around Android's nuances

How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it

XML co-founder Tim Bray: Beware of spies in your software

Governments are a key offender, he stresses, advising use of HTTPS and OpenPGP to block software-based security threats

Facebook to release open source library for iOS interface development

Async Display Kit, part of Facebook's Paper interface app for iOS, offers users better scrolling on devices

Aphid brings embeddable scripting to .Net

C-style language inspired by JavaScript leverages C# and F# and enables building of DSLs

Where are the mobile dev payouts? In enterprise apps

If you want to make money as a mobile app developer, go for the enterprise, says VisionMobile

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