Oracle has released a new version of Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, its free set of Eclipse-based plugins for developers building Java EE, Java Web, Web Service, Spring, and Oracle ADF applications for the Oracle Fusion Middleware platform. The company has also previewed the next generation of its Application Development Framework (ADF) Mobile, which is part of Oracle Fusion Middleware and an extension of the Oracle Application Development Framework.
Oracle is releasing a technology preview of Java SE 7 on Mac OS X and said it plans to release Java SE 7 on Mac OS X for developers in the second quarter of 2012 and a consumer version later that year.
Oracle has released JavaFX 2.0, a major rewrite of the company's Java platform for creating and deploying rich Internet applications (RIAs) that behave consistently across a wide variety of connected devices.
HP has extended an invitation to the private beta program of its new HP Cloud Services for developing, testing, and running applications.
Cloud-enabled mobile computing is at the intersection of two of today's hottest areas in IT, coupling resource-starved mobile phones with the resource-rich cloud.
Microsoft has released its new Windows Azure Toolkit for Android along with updates to the Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone (now version 1.3.0) and Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS (now version 1.2.1).
Following close on the June 2011 launch of a consortium-supported open source platform for campus mobility, Indiana University has replaced the software it uses to deliver information services to mobile devices.
Red Hat has announced support for Java Enterprise Edition (EE) 6 on its OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS).
A new free iPhone app from Carnegie Mellon University promises to let riders know when to expect their buses to arrive.
Higher ed IT is going the way of the TV repairman, eventually becoming anachronistic maintainers of commodity systems--if university and college technology managers and chief information officers don't reclaim their rightful place as innovators. So proclaimed William G. "Gerry" McCartney, CIO at Purdue University.