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About Adrian Bridgwater

Adrian Bridgwater is a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development and data analytics as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.   Adrian is a regular writer and blogger with Computer Weekly, Forbes, The Register and others. His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) technology audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge.

 InRule announces ‘first & only’ BRMS that can execute natively in JavaScript

InRule Technology, a provider of business rules management system (BRMS) software has announced the availability of is core product for JavaScript. The firms claims that it has produced the ‘first and only’ BRMS that can execute natively in JavaScript. Packaged up rules … Continue reading

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Progress Rollbase 4.0 — it’s a radical RAD (platform)

Progress (pronounced proh-gress, not pro-gress) has announced the latest release of its rapid application development platform, Progress Rollbase with UI enhancements and other goodies. The new UI is redesigned using Telerik Kendo UI widgets, allowing applications to run unchanged on a wide … Continue reading

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3scale aims to enrich the API economy

The numerically named 3scale has released enhanced engagement metrics for APIs, applications and developer activity to give API program managers better visibility into their API program traffic, developer engagement, customer service and upgrade situations. The Dashboard, part of the Admin Portal, … Continue reading

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Is Java at a crossroads?

The big question is, is Java at a crossroads? The Tiobe programming language popularity index for October 2015 shows increasing popularity for Java — although we note that programming purists at the now mothballed Dr Dobb’s Journal were never convinced by … Continue reading

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SmartBear Improves Continuous Delivery of High-Performance APIs

SmartBear Software has updated Ready! API to include new options for one-click deployment of cloud-based load tests in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), improving continuous delivery of high performance APIs for developers and testers. Agile software teams are increasingly … Continue reading

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QASymphony launches JIRA plugin on Atlassian Marketplace

Industry developments at the Atlassian Summit last month saw QASymphony launche qTest Scenario. This is a new JIRA plugin for development shops to manage lifecycles using the most popular ‘test-first’ methods. What this means is that qTest Scenario  manages everything from test … Continue reading

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Docker 1.9 Unveils Integrated Toolset to Run Stateful and Stateless Distributed Applications

Docker’s 1.9 release is said to empowers developers and IT Operations to create and manage stateful distributed applications in a multi-host container environment across the entire application lifecycle. An ephemeral container world With this update we can see that Docker delivers … Continue reading

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Red Hat Developer Toolset 4 Beta Now Available

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux team has been busy — the group has this quarter announced the beta availability of Red Hat Software Collections 2.1, Red Hat’s newest instalment of open source web development tools, dynamic languages and databases. It’s important … Continue reading

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Xamarin RoboVM: A path to mobile for 13 million C# & Java developers

Xamarin has announced that it has acquired RoboVM. For those that need a reminder, Xamarin an enterprise mobility solution and the only mobile application development platform that enables native iOS and Android development in C#. RoboVM enables native iOS and Android … Continue reading

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SmartBear’s Code Review Tool Adds Archiving

You have to applaud SmartBear Software, when the company’s code review tool adds archiving functions… the firm’s comms dept. issues a simple ‘Ronseal‘ statement saying: SmartBear’s Code Review Tool Adds Archiving. The company, which works as a specialist in software … Continue reading

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