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Microsoft brings Node.js debugging to Visual Studio

Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio supports deploying Node.js applications in Microsoft Azure [26/3/2015] With NTVS (Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio) released Wednesday, Microsoft is enabling its Windows software development platform for use as a Node.js IDE. NTVS is a free, open source extension for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013, the free Visual Studio […]

Be your own Heroku

[12/1/2016] These days it might seem the cloud is owned by the big three: Microsoft, Amazon, and Google. If you stop looking there, though, you’ll miss out on some big offerings. For example, take Heroku, a Platform-as-a-Service offering from Salesforce.com. While it may not have the marketing push behind it that other platforms do, Heroku […]

Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2016

1. The Device Mesh A variety of other trends have led to an increased number of sensors embedded in many technologies and devices that we use personally and professionally. They become smarter as they gather more data on our daily patterns. Gartner predicts that these sensors, which tend to work in silos today will increasingly […]

Best Practices Become Agile Software Programming

Long before we thought about agile software, programming teams were finding which patterns correlated to greater success. These patterns and practices have been proven over many decades at organizations writing some of industry’s most complex software. First catalogued as Extreme Programming (XP), these practices have also come to be referred to as Agile Engineering Practices, […]

Agile Tour Vietnam 2015

[9/11/2015] As the conception of the Global event, Agile Tour Vietnam 2015 was held on 6-8 November, 2015 in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang with a simple yet powerful idea: create a world-wide network of local agile events open to everyone interested in Agility: from Confirmed Agile Practitioner to Agile Newbie. This […]

9 tools primed for agile development success

Agile has not only caught fire among software development teams, but is seeing its principles and practices being applied to other parts of the business. Fueling this adoption of agile in software development and beyond is a rich landscape of tools for supporting agile processes that run the gamut from behind-the-firewall installations to SaaS-based offerings. […]

Apple’s open source Swift takes flight at last

With highly liberal licensing and a promising suite of features like package management, Swift’s new open source version holds a lot of promise. Months after it originally promised to open-source Swift, largely seen as a successor to Objective-C, Apple has delivered. The source code is now available on GitHub under a highly liberal license — […]

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier and faster app delivery

[8/10/2015] With debut at the Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Mobile Hub features a console integrating discovery, configuration, and access to AWS for bulding, testing, and monitoring mobile apps. It features AWS options, client SDKs, and client integration code, as well as capabilities for push notifications and analytics. Mobile Hub supports both Android and Apple […]