Programming & Development


Oracle Enterprise Gateway 11g Secures SOA and Cloud Environments

Oracle this week announced Enterprise Gateway 11g, part of their Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g application infrastructure foundation. Enterprise Gateway 11g provides enhanced security for service-oriented architecture (SOA), either on-premises, across domains, or in the cloud.

SunGard HE Opens Up Shared Code Repository

SunGard Higher Education has introduced a repository where customers can share functional enhancements, scripts, tools, and other contributions with each other. The Shared Code Repository is part of SunGard's Community Source Initiative and will include contributions from the company as well.

Oracle ADF Mobile Client Enables Local Java Apps on Mobile Platforms

Oracle has extended its Application Development Framework (ADF) to include Oracle ADF Mobile Client, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware. It enables developers to create Java-based apps that run locally on mobile devices.

Towson U Tackles Audio CAPTCHA

A team of instructors and students at Towson University is trying to build a better CAPTCHA mousetrap, one that incorporates audio to make Web sites more accessible to the blind.

MySQL Enterprise Adds Backup and Workbench Tools

Oracle recently updated its MySQL 5.5 Enterprise Edition subscription service. The update adds new tools for design, development, administration, and backup, as well as enhancements to existing tools.

Microsoft Steps Up Accessibility

Microsoft is giving a boost to accessibility in its Office 2010 suite and launching new training courses and resources dedicated to helping developers produce more accessible sites and software.

NeoLoad Load Test Software for Web Apps Adds Testing from the Cloud

Neotys has released the newest version of its load testing software tool for Web applications, NeoLoad 3.2. The new version includes on-demand load testing from the cloud and supports the latest Web application technologies.

Open Source Drupal 7 CMS Gains Interoperability with Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft this week showcased some of its interoperability accomplishments reflected with the release of the open source Drupal 7 content management system.

A Mobile Education: Student-created Apps

Involving students in the development of mobile apps requires institutions to decide what they want to achieve from the partnership—and to know what to expect.

Free and Easy Mobile Campus Services

What does it really take for a college to create a mobile app? If you start with a pre-existing template and experienced programmers, two weeks ought to cover it....