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WaveMaker Online: RAD tools for a consumerization of IT world

WaveMaker, an enterprise application Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) software company, has announced WaveMaker Online (WMO) for visual and rapid application development equipped with the new WaveMaker 8 platform. This latest platform features a modern and well-designed UI that makes app development easy even … Continue reading

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Sauce Labs gets real (devices) on mobile test automation cloud

Sauce Labs has announced the addition of “real devices” to its automated test offering. The firm is known for its cloud-based web and mobile application testing platform — and this release  expands the capabilities of its mobile test cloud by allowing users to … Continue reading

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Samsung releases Tizen SDK for new Gear S2 wearable

Samsung Electronics has announced its Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for its newly released Samsung Gear S2 wearable device. The SDK is now available for download at Samsung’s Developer website: http://developer.samsung.com/wearable and the firm is also highlighting its early access programme, which it … Continue reading

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TIBCO Software to acquire API firm Mashery, after Intel

TIBCO Software has announced it will acquire Mashery, the industry leader in Application Programming Interface (API) management. The transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. Intel previously bought Mashery in Spring of 2013. With this acquisition, TIBCO expands its API … Continue reading

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Report: DevOps tooling has issues, data-centric issues

Delphix, a company in the perplexingly named Data-as-a-Service market (Ed – that’s the market we are ALL in isn’t it?), has compiled a 2015 State of DevOps report. Gleanster Research surveyed more than 2,000 DevOps practitioners across North America and Europe … Continue reading

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Embarcadero plugs advertising component tool into RAD Studio

Application and database development software company Embarcadero Technologies has announced a partnership with AerServe to provide developers with the a third-party video advertising component for use with Embarcadero RAD Studio. AerServe provides “Ad mediation” that allows a publisher to optimize their advertising … Continue reading

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QASymphony: heavy metal tools for application quality

News in from Atlanta Georgia this week sees QASymphony announce the general availability of qMap, the industry’s first visual mapping solution for Agile testers of cloud, mobile, big data and IoT applications. In beta since April, qMap leverages  data from QASymphony’s … Continue reading

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JRuby 9000: like JRuby, but bigger

JRuby 9000 is released and now available. This is the ninth “major” release of the JRuby programming language. Described as an ‘implementation’ of Ruby language itself, JRuby sits onto of the Java Virtual Machine and is of course free to download and … Continue reading

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DataStax tools up: DevCenter 1.4 & support for JSON

Apache Cassandra company DataStax has announced the general availability of DataStax DevCenter 1.4, an visual development tool for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. DevCenter 1.4, along with recently announced Cassandra 2.2, provides formal support for JSON data management with visual developer capabilities that allows … Continue reading

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How API management works, in the real world

News this week sees 3scale and Pivotal  announce that the 3scale self-serve API management solution is now available through the Pivotal Web Services (PWS) platform. What is an API anyway? As defined here on Forbes, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) establish a vital … Continue reading

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