The core idea of developing a good website is that the article of the site has to be interesting and easy to understand. You have to draw the attention of the viewers to the website and lead them further deep down the site without making any confusion. This article emphasizes on some nice tips about how to make good and user friendly web site. Full article »
Devver takes the combination of all of the tools that developers use at their desktop and convert them into cloud service. Currently, they emphasize Ruby tools and testing. They have a plan to release an open API so that developers can use it for additional service like Python, PHP and Java languages. Currently, they are offering the service free in private beta release. The company claims to finish test as fast as 1/3 rd time that developer takes to test at their machines.
LiquidTest is a browser based automated web application testing framework. It contains Eclipse rich client application for recording browser action produces output test script in Java, C#, Groovy, Ruby and other languages. The tools contains three separate editions; Developer Edition, Tester Edition and Server Edition. The company offers 30 days free trial period for you. You can buy LiquidTest bundle that includes Developer/Test edition and Server license and costs $1990.
Mule Enterprise 2.2 is an open source ESB that can be plugged into any vendor applications. It comes with support like HTTP, JMS, SOAP, SMTP. This a novel architecture that supports seamless integration of different business applications.You can get professional support for Mule from Mulesource.
JTrac 2.1.0 is an open source issue tracking web application software, written in Java and it is bundled with Jetty Web Application Server. JTrac is distributed as a WAR file. You can easily install it by dropping the software at your servlet engine. The JTrac web-application checks the environment on startup and if a configured database is not detected, HSQLDB is used by default. If you have Java 5 installed you can run the application after downloading and extracting JTrac - by simply using start and stop scripts. The tool uses Acegi Security framework for Spring. You can get the software from here and there is a documentation at this place.
SAP made a deal with SUN Microsystem that SAP customers will be able to use Java Standard Edition For Business by using SAP NetWeaver technology platform. That lets SAP customers use Java SE 1.4.2 on both Windows (x86_32, x86_64, IA64) and Linux (x86_32, IA64) platforms. Java SE for Business provides critical support for Java SE applications. The customers also get security and maintenance releases, critical fixes and ongoing Sun support for up to 15 years.
As per the conventional wisdom, social media is changing very rapidly. It’ll remain a moving target for marketers as well as an exciting technology for developers and users. Here is a quick list of my social media predictions for 2009 that I gathered after analyzing and reading different opinion of pundits. Full article »
SpringSource, maker of the popular open-source Spring Framework for Java, announced new open source Web Application Server for Enterprises based on Apache Tomcat server. The new server preserves all of the features of Tomcat but adds some capabilities like enterprise management and diagnostic features. The tc server costs $500 per CPU per year for an enterprise-level subscription. Version 6.0.18 of Tomcat is featured with tc Server. The enterprise server is due in January.