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  Web Technologies Need an Owner


Many people seem to assume that the Web will one day become the one and only client computing platform on Earth, therefore it must not be controlled by anyone. This is a dangerous assumption. The HTML, CSS, and JavaScript triumvirate are just another platform, like Windows and Android and iOS, except that unlike those platforms, they do not have an owner to take responsibility for them.The Web has no one who can ensure that the platform acquires cutting edge capabilities in a timely manner (came...

   Web domain,Owner,Lead,Change,Innovation,     2011-09-28 09:12:12


  Microsoft launched Office Store


Microsoft launched Office Store, with the intention to build an application platform for Office. The Office Store, is an Office application platform that allows third-party developers to build Office-related applications, used to enhance the functionality and usability of the Office.Microsoft Office product manager, said: "The launch of the Office Store based on three considerations: integration, simplicity and developer opportunity. Integration refers to that we hope to help users bring some we...

   Microsoft Office,Office Store     2012-08-07 13:46:02


  When You Should Consider Moving From HTML to WordPress Platform?


No matter, you want to introduce big changes in your HTML website or a minor one, you'll have to make the edits in your site's files and then upload all of them by connecting to your FTP server. Now, this can be a pretty time-consuming and a daunting prospect for business owners who requires to make changes to the site on a regular basis. You should think about moving from your static HTML to some dynamic platform that provides you the flexibility to make the process of content editing become a ...

   HTML to Wordpress, HTML to Wordpress Conversion, Convert HTML to Wordpress,     2014-07-29 07:16:30


  Haxe: Another multiplatform language


There are two kinds of programmers: One is using different languages to solve problems, the other is inventing languages to solve problems. Haxe is an emerging open source programming language which is universal, powerful and easy-to-use. Some languages claimed they were multiplatform languages, such as Java, C# and ActionScript. They all are based on some platforms, Java has JVM, C# has .Net and ActionScript has Flash Player. While Haxe is a trule multiplatform language, it can be used to devel...

   Haxe,Multiplatform,Open source     2012-06-11 08:08:28


  How to Choose the Right Ruby on Rails Hosting Platform


Over the last decade, Ruby on Rails has become an increasingly popular framework for web-based apps. At its beginnings, hosting Rails was a real challenge and required a fair amount of relevant know-how. Nowadays, there are dozens of hosting platforms that provide cheap and accessible services for building and deploying Rails apps. In general, the choice of hosting should be based on your requirements and technical skills – some platforms are much more difficult to handle than others. Here...

   ruby on rails, ruby hosting     2015-01-30 06:27:47


  Is Java the platform of the future?


I've mentioned before, but I think we are living in a period of time where a bigger explosion of programming languages is occurring than at any time in the past four decades. Having lived through a number of the classic languages such as BASIC, Simula, Pascal, Lisp, Prolog, C, C++ and Java, I can understand why people are fascinated with developing new ones: whether it's compiled versus interpreted, procedural versus functional, languages optimised for web development or embedded devices,...

   Java,Platform,Future     2012-04-03 12:59:52


  IDC report shows developers are losing ineterst in Android development


IDC's latest report shows that: the development interest in Android Phones and Android iPad  has been dropping steadily. 1869 developers participated in this survey.In this quarter, the development interest in Android phone applications fell by 4.7%, down to 78.6%; the development interest in Android iPad applications fell by 2.2%, down to 65.9%. Although the survey result may not be so accurate, it still shows a trend : Although sales of Android devices is growing, it is still unable to re...

   Android,Developemnt interest,IDC,HTML5     2012-04-09 06:26:18


  Discovery kills distribution: why the web needs a new leader


[Apple and Google have locked application discovery and distribution within their app stores. VisionMobile's Andreas Constantinou explains how Facebook is using the web to disintermediate Apple/Google and why the web needs a new leader].The platform duopoly.In just the space of 3 years, the mobile platforms landscape has changed from an election race to an oligarchy. The network effects at the heart of the Apple and Google business models have created formidable barriers to entry. The growth in ...

   Web,Leader,New era,Google,Apple,Mobile     2011-10-18 02:53:29


  Nimbula 'cloud operating system' spans data centers


Nimbula – the build-your-own-cloud outfit founded by Amazon's former vice president of engineering – has announced a new release of its Director platform, saying it will allow businesses to run a unified "infrastructure cloud" across geographically separate data centers. In short, this means that those using such a cloud can log into a single console to tap computing resources served up from disparate physical locations. Nimbula says that Director is the first "cloud OS" to span geo...

   Nimbula,Cloud computing,Data center,Arch     2011-08-23 08:06:39


  Android 4.0+ occupies quarter of Android market


Google updates its developer page about Android platform version market share. From the latest data, we can find Android 4.0 and above system occupy around 25% of all Android market. But Android 2.3 Gingerbread still occupies over 50% of Android market. From the above chart, Android 4.0 has 23.7% market share, the latest Android 4.1 JellyBean takes 1.8%, these two have 25.5% market share in total. But Android 2.3 Gingerbread alone still dominates the Android market, it takes 55.8% market share....

   Google,Android,Share     2012-10-02 19:22:19