CW Developer Network:

October, 2013


October 28, 2013  8:45 AM

Security matters: a real developer/manager viewpoint

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, Security

This is a guest post on the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Brian Chappell, director of engineering for EMEA & India at information security and vulnerability management/assessment company

October 23, 2013  12:16 PM

Microsoft UK: brave developers lead the charge in uncertain UK app economy

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, Microsoft, Software

Microsoft UK has conducted research which suggests that the "vast majority" (86%) of those software application developers building services and apps today believe the skills required are completely different from five to ten years ago. The research also submits that the term "developer" now...


October 23, 2013  9:51 AM

SAP TechEd 2013: ABC theory shows “we need processes to drive processes”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
SAP, TechEd

SAP kicked off its biggest developer, user and partner event this year in what tech chief Dr Vishal Sikka has called: "a time of reflection and transformation" during which every industry on the planet is being transformed by technology. No keynote worth its salt is presented without an...


October 20, 2013  1:02 PM

What to expect from SAP TechEd 2013

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

SAP TechEd 2013 is here. The party faithful are gathering and there are a few shockwaves and revelations... plus a few logical predictions to be made here and there. First to Sybase -- there has been much web forum discussion as to which elements of the old Sybase stack will still feature in...


October 15, 2013  8:33 PM

TIBCO heralds dawn of civilisation 3.0

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Being a CEO and delivering tech keynotes is difficult. First of all you have to welcome everyone, thank your sponsors and then crack a few jokes about not drinking too much at the after party etc. That's the easy part. Then you have to create an inspirational thought provoking speech when all...


October 10, 2013  1:46 PM

TIBCO coalesces big data streams with analytics

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Why would a company put out one of its major news announcements the week before its annual user, customer and developer conference? Reason #1 - it has more up its sleeve for next week. Reason #2 - it is confident enough to swagger at its annual symposium with...


October 9, 2013  9:12 AM

Keeping COBOL sexy with a game coding challenge

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
COBOL, Micro Focus

As part of its corporate academic programme, Micro Focus has staged a COBOL code contest for student and community developers around the world. Programmers and code hobbyists are being challenged to design and develop a video game program using the company's Visual COBOL Personal Edition, for the...


October 7, 2013  11:12 AM

Progress wagers on new disruptive cloud application construct

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Progress CEO Phil Pead kicked off his firm's Exchange 2013 developer symposium this week in a rainy but relaxed Boston, Massachusetts. It's tough for any CEO in this space to stand on any keynote stage and try to convey something genuinely new (or at least even mildly thought provoking) in the...


October 4, 2013  5:28 AM

TIBCO pushes open API economy to start trading

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Application Lifecycle Management, TIBCO

It's going to be a busy month for TIBCO -- the firm will be busily explaining to "reporters" (that's the American word for journalists, editors, serious technology writers etc.) that its name should remain in capitals and not be written as Tibco. TIBCO stands for The...


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