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DEFINITION: Ruby on Rails, sometimes known as "RoR" or just "Rails," is an open source framework for Web development in Ruby, an object-oriented programming (OOP) language similar to Perl and Python. The principle difference between Ruby on Rails and other frameworks for development lies in the speed and ease of use that developers working within the environment enjoy. Changes made to applications  … 
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3 Reasons why People Choose Adobe Creative Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Some longtime users of Adobe software for design and development may be hesitant about the big move to the Creative Cloud, a pay-as-you-go subscription model for all Adobe's well-known applications. But what do real world customers have to say about the benefits of the Creative Cloud?
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

CDW Corporation

Top Upgrades of Adobe Creative Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Modern application and web developers are innovators -- and they should have the latest and greatest tools available to faciliate a high level of innovation. Adobe recognizes this need, and that's why when it comes to their new Creative Cloud offering for development and design applications, they're always rolling out new upgrades.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

How mature are companies' software quality management processes in 2010?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: There is very little data that exists on the maturity of testing practices throughout the software quality life cycle in the Industry and lots of people refer to the maturity with a level of certainty not backed up by any real data. In 2009 Experimentus established a survey for this very purpose.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Save Money on Mainframe Hardware and Software: Five Simple Steps to Managing MIPS
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will detail how to control and manage MIPS usage by employing a systematic, repeatable approach that uses powerful technology and a proven process and expertise.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Compuware Corporation

Web Exploits: There’s an App for That
sponsored by M86 Security
WHITE PAPER: The main motivation driving the cybercrime industry is the possibility of monetary gain. Savvy, knowledgeable individuals with skills in developing Web applications and basic knowledge in hacking have filled a niche by creating exploit kits. Read this white paper to learn the basics about exploit kits, what they do, and why the bad guys use them.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 27 May 2010

M86 Security

Robust Infrastructure for SOA: A Technical Introduction to WebSphere Application Server V6.1
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: IBM WebSphere Application Server, Version 6.1 is the foundation of the IBM WebSphere software platform and is the key building block for a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

IBM Software Group

Service Oriented Architecture: A Practical Guide to Measuring Return on Investment
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This investment analysis helps establish a benefits framework specific to SOA that focuses on limited choices and ways to depict the costs incurred.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Software Group

Leveraging Existing Application Monitoring Tools to Enhance the End-User Experience
sponsored by Keynote Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an end-to-end performance management platform that provides targeted diagnosis of Web application problems.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Published: 08 Feb 2008

Keynote Systems

The Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management For Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011
sponsored by Siteworx
WHITE PAPER: A market update on the latest WCM trends including leading vendors, innovations in publishing and cost profiles.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Siteworx
 
 
WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  are immediately applied, avoiding the time consuming steps normally associated with the web development cycle. According to David Geary, a Java expert, the Ruby-based framework is five to 10 times faster than comparable Java-based frameworks. In a blog posting, Geary predicted that Rails would be widely adopted in the near future. Rails is made up of several components, beyond Ruby itself, including:Active record, an object-relational mapping layerAction pack, a manager of controller and view functionsAction mailer, a handler of emailAction web servicesPrototype, an implementer of drag and drop … 
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