CW Developer Network:

July, 2010


July 30, 2010  10:39 AM

Development dilemmas and Windows Phone 7

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
APIs, Interface, Interoperability, iPhone, OS X, Windows Phone 7, WP7

In a fortnight that has seen Microsoft mobile lead Andy Lees encourage staff to write their own Windows Phone 7 (WP7) apps to help support the launch, the company is (allegedly) cooking up an employee developer program to fast-track apps made privately within Microsoft.

But is there an...

July 29, 2010  4:11 PM

Nastrovia! IBM opens Polish cloud computing centre

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Architects, Cloud Computing, Developers, platform

The vodka is flowing tonight in the Western Polish town of Wroclaw where IBM has partnered up with the local university to launch the country's first cloud computing centre.

Using IBM Tivoli software as the basis for a new curriculum at the university's campus, the coming term will...


July 26, 2010  10:45 AM

Disparate disconnected databases & the hunt for “single data view” Nirvana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Databases, Integration, Real-time data

I read an analysis report this weekend by Alan Arnold who is CTO for systems management company Vision Solutions. Arnold's view of real-time data sharing is that it is a serious challenge for...


July 23, 2010  10:59 AM

I am a software developer; therefore I am a mobile developer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Interoperability, Mobile development

Firstly let me be clear. I am not a software developer, but I am a software-focused reporter, journalist or hack depending on your preferred term. The reason for this story is to highlight a reality, which I first heard described nearly a decade ago by an Australian .NET guru called


July 21, 2010  12:52 PM

Application Service Automation: a helping hand in the data centre

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
data-centre, Deployment, Maintenance

On the face of it, the term application service automation (or ASA for the sake of this blog) appears to be one of those wooly IT industry terms used to describe some element of...


July 16, 2010  6:29 PM

HTML5 application development for cross-device compatibility

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
browser, CCS, HTML, Interoperability, Java

Mobile content delivery company Volantis is aiming to make automated website and application development easier with its latest Framework 6.0. offering. This 'app creator' toolset offers developers the chance to use standard web technologies...


July 16, 2010  11:19 AM

Welcome to the Computer Weekly Developer Network

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cross Platform, Education, information, news

Welcome to our brand new news blog. The Computer Weekly Developer Network is here for a reason - and that reason is to challenge the software application development industry.

Over the coming weeks and months we will be taking a perceptive cross-platform view of the world of development...


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