Programming & Development


Adobe Releases First Beta of ColdFusion 9

Adobe Systems this week released the public beta of the next version of its ColdFusion Web development platform. The new version, dubbed ColdFusion 9, will come with an optional integrated development environment (IDE).

Q&A: Microsoft's Scott Guthrie Breaks Down Silverlight 3 for Enterprise Developers

In one of its milestone launches of the summer, Microsoft on Friday officially released Silverlight 3, the latest version of its rapidly evolving media client/rich interactive application development platform.

Microsoft Launches Silverlight 3

Microsoft has released version 3 of its Silverlight framework for developing rich interactive applications (RIAs) and its Expression Studio Web and graphics design suite.

UC San Diego Offers Free iPhone App

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has begun offering an iPhone application that provides mobile access to information about its courses, faculty, athletics, and videos from the university's YouTube channel.

Eclipse Galileo Marks Fourth Release Train

The Eclipse Foundation has announced its fourth "release train," a coordinated, simultaneous launch of a group of open-source Eclipse projects that has become an annual event. Representing a key milestone for Eclipse, this year's new release train, code named "Galileo," is the largest yet, comprising 33 projects and more than 24 million lines of code.

Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Beta Released

Microsoft last week released a public beta of Configuration Manager Service Pack 2 (SP2).

HP and Red Hat Integrate SOA Tools

Hewlett Packard and Red Hat recently said their respective service oriented architecture platforms will work together.

Microsoft Kills Its Oracle Data Provider for ADO.NET

In a significant move for those who develop .NET applications targeting Oracle databases, Microsoft is removing the Oracle data provider from its ADO.NET roadmap.

Oracle Chief Ellison Anointed Next Leader of Java Community

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made a surprise appearance at the annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco Tuesday. Ellison joined Sun Microsystems Co-Founder Scott McNealy onstage during the opening keynote in an effort to reassure developers that the Java platform would be in safe in Oracle's hands.

Microsoft Links CodePlex to Open Source Repositories

Microsoft this week took another step to forge ties with the open source community through a pact with Black Duck Software that will feed code and project information from Microsoft's CodePlex into Black Duck's open source code repositories.