Microsoft’s ‘compiler as a service’ project Roslyn emerges from stealth

Saroj Kar | December 25th

Most compilers currently are black boxes--they make the source code into object files or assemblies in a sort of "code goes in, executable comes out" fashion. The purpose of “Roslyn Project” from Microsoft is to open the Visual...»

Linkify looks to improve mobile search, announces SDK beta for iOS platform

Saroj Kar | December 25th

If you try to search the web on the mobile, smartphone users still find the mobile search experience woefully inadequate. Even the newest smartphones and tablets don’t provide people an easy way to search and, despite all the...»

Hadoop rises and becomes stronger with native R programming support

Saroj Kar | December 24th

[caption id="attachment_137297" align="alignright" width="240"] Illustration by Michael Capozzola[/caption] Hadoop just gained a new tool. The company Revolution Analytics (RA) modified its package for statistical analysis of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7), so that the R language...»

Ask DevOps: What expertise should a software developer have in SQL?

Saroj Kar | December 24th

With the vast arrays of platform, programming language, and technology choices available today, it can be very difficult for software developers to figure out where to best invest time in training skills. Most often the question asked is...»

HP Discover DevOps Round Up: OpenStack services for the IT operations and application management

Saroj Kar | December 23rd

The HP Discover event from 10 to 12 December is again shown all kinds of IT know-how in the Spanish metropolis and celebrated the megatrends--big data, cloud, converged infrastructure, security and risk management etc. HP Discover...»

Developers get access to free virtual machines with IE 11 on modern.IE

Saroj Kar | December 19th

Like all those involved in web development know, making a website compatible with all browsers from older versions of IE to modern browsers, is tremendously difficult task. Even more difficult can be to test the development work on...»

DevOps into 2014: The cloud will be a huge driver of innovation and progress

Kyt Dotson | December 19th

It’s the end of 2013 and the year is closing out on an industry that has discovered that the nature of DevOps is a multi-layered highly-channeled experience that has been changing the face of IT and development. DevOps relies...»

AT&T introduces developer toolkits for fraud prevention and connected devices

Saroj Kar | December 18th

AT&T has launched a major initiative to bring connected devices with plans to expand the universe of mobile applications beyond existing smartphones. The company has announced new software developer toolkits to help developers to connect, store, share...»

Year in Retro Round-Up: Real-time traffic, log analysis and DevOps in 2013

Saroj Kar | December 17th

Mobile computing and cloud technologies are two strong trends with the potential to help companies to become more competitive. The aim is to enable continuous delivery software solutions allowing companies to take advantage of market opportunities and better...»

Robot engineered by Agile team faces off in competition to aid disaster recovery (Part 2)

Guest Author | December 17th

This is the second installment of a two-part series on how a team from the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) qualified to join 13 other teams to compete in the upcoming Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ...»