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February, 2014


February 28, 2014  5:35 AM

Microsoft scales up TypeScript in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Uncategorized

Microsoft has rolled out a second technical preview of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. The new release shows Microsoft adhering to its pledge to "regular cadence" in terms of how frequently it now brings developer updates to its programmer audience. Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 is released...

February 27, 2014  5:20 AM

CA Technologies: developers should view DevOps as a promotion

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CA, cloud, Mobile

Discussions between the Computer Weekly Developer Network and CA Technologies at Mobile World Congress this week lead to some real world feedback in terms of where the portmanteau-labeled discipline of DevOps might really be at today. As many readers will know, DevOps is a compound term...


February 24, 2014  4:00 AM

CA Technologies: same name, a more mobile game

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CA, cloud, Mobile, Mobile Application Development

Computer Associates changed its name to CA for a reason. The company has been apparently quite happy to remodel and reinvent itself to move with the shifts of the market over the decades since its formation in the mid-1970s. From Computer Associates to CA Inc and then to CA Technologies, the...


February 19, 2014  2:24 AM

Overcoming security barriers in application development

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
CA, Security

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Jaime Ryan, director of product management & strategy at


February 18, 2014  8:41 AM

Just how complex is cloud DevOps anyway?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, DevOps, F5

Should cloud focused software application developers and DevOps professionals trouble themselves with the mechanics of application streamlining? The Ops half of DevOps should surely find familiar ground here. But just how complex is cloud DevOps anyway? Specifically we are looking at technologies...


February 17, 2014  1:49 PM

Why is the mouse cursor icon angled?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
designers, Mouse

Some design lessons in software application development are complex, multi-layered and based on extensive cognitive research of user behaviour in the face of different kinds of application use cases. Some lessons, on the other hand, are just simple.. e1zH5.png


February 17, 2014  3:16 AM

SAP renames TechEd conference series as d-code

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Conferences, d-code, SAP, TechEd

SAP has renamed its TechEd conference series as d-code. Possibly redolent of an open homage to the developers, developers, developers cry now almost ubiquitously banded around the industry, SAP had to share the never-exclusively-trademarked TechEd name with other firms including Microsoft who have...


February 8, 2014  12:01 PM

How do we program in playability?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games

Games developers target key playability attributes when they design their 'next big thing' to beat Angry Birds (now perhaps Flappy Bird) and other confirmed favourites. Great games have: a) a high score challenge factor b) levels to progress through c) an intangible simplicity and addictiveness...


February 6, 2014  7:07 AM

TIBCO champions data exploration, analytics & visualisation

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data Analytics, TIBCO

TIBCO has this week announced its cloud-based Spotfire data discovery and visualisation platform. aacwecwed d .jpg


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