CW Developer Network:

March, 2011

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March 31, 2011  9:43 AM

Cloud computing is an evolution not a revolution

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing

OK so the cloud is a revolution right? This is the most revolutionary computing delivery model to ever hit the planet and some of the most recent developments are truly astounding. Rackspace has launched a UK cloud data centre to address European compliance issues, Salesforce.com is leading a...

March 29, 2011  7:47 AM

How can web developers be “excellent”?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
content, Developer, Web development, Web traffic

On the one hand, there's that thing where technology vendors break down a subject and detail its component parts in eloquent and modular easy-to-digest fragments. On the other hand, there's what sometimes gets called the OLA: the Obligatory List Article.

The latter is the less creative...


March 28, 2011  1:18 PM

Memory leaks, system tweaks & C++ operator heaps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
C, Data, labs, Memory, Testing

This is a guest post by Alex Guryeva, a test...


March 25, 2011  9:53 AM

It’s BlackBerry developer season, get ready to make crumble

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, BlackBerry, Mobile Application Development

The BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messaging app is something of an understated success story if you believe RIM's figures. The company claims to have an active user base of over 35 million and also states that over 1.5 million new users join the BBM community each month.

So what is...


March 23, 2011  9:05 AM

Rise of the robots, AVG fights Android malware on tablets

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Anti-virus, AVG, Tablets

Having just installed Ubuntu on my netbook machine I have been impressed with some of the auto-security controls that I am finding in place inside this open...


March 22, 2011  8:32 AM

Does Windows Azure cloud have a chicken-and-egg problem?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Azure, Cloud Computing, componets, Microsoft

Adopting a somewhat negative approach to PR and media communications this week are comments from JNBridge CTO Wayne Citrin who has commented on the challenge of taking software products to the cloud. Not central software services such as core apps, Platform-as-a-Service fundamentals, or even...


March 18, 2011  12:24 PM

Is the software supply chain just ALM by another name?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ALM

Following on from my blog yesterday which described the many layers of the software application development ecosphere as a patchwork quilt of sorts - I'd like to clarify the...


March 17, 2011  4:34 PM

Knitting patterns for the software patchwork quilt

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Code, Kernels

I was speaking with software integrity specialist Coverity this week. So what is software integrity you ask? Well it's pretty much what it sounds like i.e. the process of examining the software stack from the top to the core to ensure that code, components & plug-ins are sitting as they should...


March 15, 2011  9:12 AM

IBM Software portal goes “all social media and that”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
DeveloperWorks, IBM, Lotus

IBM has refreshed its software portal with a significant shake up in an attempt to rid itself of its image for being an old-style traditional IT company. Bringing in direct links to a blog, a community website, a Twitter feed, a LinkedIn networking...


March 14, 2011  8:45 AM

Adobe’s incubation station for “adventurous” developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Adobe, air, APIs, Flash

Love its products, or detest its very being for its pricing strategy and product version release strategy, Adobe is good at talking about its experimental edge. Perhaps most closely rivaled by IBM's alphaWorks, Adobe's Labs division has a good supporting website and the company ends its annual MAX...


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