Application Development - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/1907 en Go 1.3's first beta promises a sleeker, faster language http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/go-13s-first-beta-promises-sleeker-faster-language-241070?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Go 1.3's first beta promises a sleeker, faster language" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Google's Go language project, which runs at C-like speeds but allows for the dynamic development usually reserved for languages like Python, is <a href="http://tip.golang.org/doc/go1.3" target="_blank">about to enter its 1.3 Application Development Open Source Software Application Development Open Source Software Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:56:20 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 241070 at http://www.infoworld.com GNU Compiler Collection gains major new functionality http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/gnu-compiler-collection-gains-major-new-functionality-241016?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Gnu Compiler Collection gains major new functionality" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The Free Software Foundation's GCC (GNU Compiler Collection), featuring front ends for such languages as C, C++, Objective-C, and Java, has been upgraded with improvements for devirtualization and fixes to bottlenecks.</p> Application Development Application Development Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 241016 at http://www.infoworld.com BMC brings workload automation to the mainframe change ticket http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/bmc-brings-workload-automation-the-mainframe-change-ticket-240947?source=rss_application_development <p>Mainframe operators using BMC software may now be able to enjoy the speedy, devops-style development pace that is quickly becoming the norm for customer-facing mobile applications and Internet services.</p> <p>BMC has released a plug-in for its Control-M batch control software that it claims can cut the time required to make a change in a business workflow by up to 80 percent.</p> Application Development Application Development Development Tools Mainframes Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:42:18 +0000 admin 240947 at http://www.infoworld.com 12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/12-ethical-dilemmas-gnawing-developers-today-240574?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/12_EthicalQuandries.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Ben Barbante</p></em></div> Application Development Application Development Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 240574 at http://www.infoworld.com Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/citizen-developers-are-no-threat-professional-coders-yet-240783?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_dev_general_hp.jpg" alt="Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>"Citizen developers," who have little to no actual coding experience but are building applications anyway, are a growing presence in the workplace. Just don't expect them to displace professional developers anytime soon.</p> Application Development Application Development Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240783 at http://www.infoworld.com R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/r-u-mdrn-how-lure-hipster-hackers-240650?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vintage_man.jpg" alt="R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> </em></div> <p>Are you keeping up with the JonesCos? Everyone is doing it -- and so should you.</p> Application Development Application Development Hadoop JavaScript Business Intelligence Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 240650 at http://www.infoworld.com Not the usual suspects: 10 plucky programming languages on the rise http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146094/not-the-usual-suspects-10-plucky-programming-languages-the-rise-240677?source=rss_application_development <!--paging_filter-->From Ceylon to Egison, these 10 languages tackle tough programming problems in unique and increasingly popular ways<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From Ceylon to Egison, these 10 languages tackle tough programming problems in unique and increasingly popular ways </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146094 </div> </div> </div> Application Development Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 240677 at http://www.infoworld.com Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8 http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/nashorn-javascript-made-great-in-java-8-240584?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Nashorn, pronounced "nass-horn," is German for "rhinoceros," and it's one of the animal names for a German tank destroyer used in World War II.</p> Application Development Application Development Java Programming JavaScript Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 240584 at http://www.infoworld.com Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500 http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/tell-us-your-tech-priorities-chance-win-500-240402?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Certain CIOs, mainly those who have come up through the business side, have been known to say, "Technology doesn't matter; it's all about business value."</p> Big Data Application Development Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Data Center Data Management Storage Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 240402 at http://www.infoworld.com Perl language's popularity hits all-time low http://www.infoworld.com/t/perl/perl-languages-popularity-hits-all-time-low-240361?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Perl language's popularity hits all-time low" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The Perl language, which dates back to the 1980s, has hit an all-time low in the Tiobe language popularity index this month, dropping to 13th place.</p> Application Development Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:07:58 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240361 at http://www.infoworld.com Programmer picks: 7 great GitHub integrations http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147333/programmer-picks-7-great-github-integrations-239832?source=rss_application_development <!--paging_filter-->Third-party integrations extend powerful functionality to the red-hot repository-hosting site<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Third-party integrations extend powerful functionality to the red-hot repository-hosting site </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147333 </div> </div> </div> Application Development Development Tools Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239832 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/first-look-mongodb-26-the-all-grown-version-240038?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/nosql_magic.jpg" alt="First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Application Development Database Administration Application Development NoSQL Data Management Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 240038 at http://www.infoworld.com Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/beware-of-nosql-standards-in-oracles-clothing-240041?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/nosql_440.jpg" alt="Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>I think that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-time-nosql-standards-now-205109">technical standards could help grow the NoSQL market</a>. But somehow, I don't think that's what Oracle has in mind.</p> Application Development Big Data Application Development NoSQL Data Management Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 240041 at http://www.infoworld.com Don't want to mix programming languages? You already do! http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/dont-want-mix-programming-languages-you-already-do-239907?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Don't want to mix programming languages?</div> Application Development Data Center Application Development Development Tools Data Center Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 239907 at http://www.infoworld.com Welcome to the 21st century, Microsoft -- took you long enough http://www.infoworld.com/t/windows-phone/welcome-the-21st-century-microsoft-took-you-long-enough-239820?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="Welcome to the 21st century, Microsoft -- took you long enough" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Check off the biggest trends in the tech industry -- mobile, open source, cloud -- and it's a sure bet Microsoft was late to the party and underdressed when it got there. Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Windows 8 Application Development Microsoft Windows Mobile Development Open Source Software Windows Phone Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239820 at http://www.infoworld.com SAP offers business users a MOOC for HANA http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/sap-offers-business-users-mooc-hana-239818?source=rss_application_development <p>SAP is hoping that a new massive online open course will help plant seeds of interest in its HANA in-memory database platform and also lead business end users to understand it better.</p> <p>The MOOC will explain the ins and outs of running SAP's Business Suite on HANA, as well as the impacts that will have on different lines of business and industries, SAP said Thursday.</p> Application Development HANA SAP Application Development IT Training Business Intelligence Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:18:49 +0000 admin 239818 at http://www.infoworld.com The platform-as-a-service winner is ... Puppet? http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-platform-service-winner-puppet-239653?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/puppet_labs.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>With Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, and various cloud-washed legacy virtualization stuff like vCloud, it's time to take stock of who's winning the private PaaS (platform as a service) race. Application Development Cloud Computing Application Development PaaS Private Cloud Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 239653 at http://www.infoworld.com Canonical and Secret: The dot-com bubble springs two slow leaks http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/canonical-and-secret-the-dot-com-bubble-springs-two-slow-leaks-239744?source=rss_application_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/bubble.jpg" alt="Canonical and Secret: The dot-com bubble springs two slow leaks" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: brokenchopstick/Flicker</p></em></div> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Ubuntu Cringely Application Development Startups Open Source Software Social Networking Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 239744 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft to beat the drum for Windows Phone at Build http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/microsoft-beat-the-drum-windows-phone-build-239550?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Mobile_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft to beat the drum for Windows Phone at Build" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>While Microsoft has kept silent on what it might actually introduce at its Build developer conference this week, it is clear from the event's presentation schedule that Microsoft will push hard on its Windows Phone smartphone platform</p> Application Development Microsoft Application Development Mobile Development Windows Phone Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:23:38 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239550 at http://www.infoworld.com You say Python, and I say Perl ... http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/you-say-python-and-i-say-perl-239267?source=rss_application_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="You say Python, and I say Perl..." width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Last week, I shared&nbsp;<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/fatal-abstraction-bottom-view-of-high-level-languages-238880">my reluctance to blindly accept the abstractions</a> found in languages and frameworks like Ruby on Rails.</p> Application Development Data Center Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 239267 at http://www.infoworld.com