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January, 2014


January 30, 2014  7:17 AM

Microsoft joins Open Compute Project

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Microsoft, Open source

Microsoft's forays into open source have ranged from integrations with established OSS 'entities' like SUSE (these days known as the Microsoft SUSE Alliance) and onward to Jean "Mr XML" Paoli's own Microsoft Open Technologies division as it stands today. 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

January 29, 2014  4:52 AM

Application beauty is not skin deep

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Mobile Application Development, Security, User experience, User Interface

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Paul Steiner -- general manager for EMEA of enterprise-class secure mobile productivity solutions company Accellion. Paul Steiner[2][1] copy.jpg


January 28, 2014  8:18 AM

How SQL shows us where to program faster

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Database, SQL

In his Nine Reasons Developers Should Learn SQL piece from a couple of years back, Jeremiah Peschka highlighted why SQL is such as great standard. For those that need a refresher, SQL (Structured Query...


January 27, 2014  5:52 AM

How do we oil the dirty mechanics of cloud application integration?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Application Lifecycle Management, cloud, Oracle

There's a problem with cloud computing. Actually, there are lots of cloud industry problems including: • Over-hype from the start. • Confusion over security. • Public, private, hybrid choice (is that #PubPriHy cloud?) and, • ... many other issues such as compliance and governance...


January 24, 2014  7:36 AM

Is ‘knee in the curve’ the new paradigm shift?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, innovation

Can a Twitter interchange and ensuing blog help coin a new technology term? Computer Weekly Developer Network related tweeting activity this week saw mention of how often we hear new innovation in software application development talked about in terms including:


January 22, 2014  4:53 AM

Windows 9 ‘Threshold’, but don’t get too excited

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Is Microsoft about to welcome back the start button? Windows 9 'Threshold' is said to be about to preview at the company's annual developer convention Build 2014 in April. Don't get too excited, nothing is official and if you use Windows 8 properly you don't actually need the start button -- see...


January 15, 2014  4:52 AM

Alien prawn spaceship controls show future of gesture-based augmented reality computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
gesture, Intel, touch

We are all looking for the next so-called 'paradigm shift' sea-change 'strategic inflexion point' platform upheaval, so could 3-D touch/gesture-based augmented reality (AR) development be the next big thing? prawn.jpg


January 13, 2014  5:29 AM

Can Twitter debug itself?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
debugginig, social media, twitter

I have for many months tried to engage with the technical and communications teams at Twitter and Tweetdeck. It's a bit like trying to talk to that large company from California named after a fruit i.e. they might occasionally reply, but you don't ever feel like you're going to get any insight...


January 7, 2014  3:14 AM

Is wearable, the ‘new embedded’, yet?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Accenture

Accenture has surveyed 6,000 people in six countries on consumer technology spending and usage, hardly the stuff of software application developer analysis columns right? Well yes, apart from one thing, more than half of consumers (52 percent) are interested in buying


January 3, 2014  6:50 AM

Beware the geopolitically dis-integrated clean cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Developers should take note of the more evolved and complex nature of cloud computing environments in the wider sphere of total computing ecosystems -- so much so that they should consider cloud as sometimes, more than just "simple" software application development processing and storage capacity...


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