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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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Web Application Development Reports
 
Maximize Performance and Mitigate Risks with PHP 7
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines PHP, a tried and true platform for business-critical apps that has driven web and mobile growth for a number of years. Access now to learn more about the release of PHP 7, which introduces new language constructs and significantly enhanced performance, and uncover insightful tips on how to optimize your use of PHP.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Computer Weekly – 22 January 2013: Technology takes off at Heathrow Terminal 2
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we go behind the scenes at the building of Heathrow's high-tech Terminal 2 and hear from its CIO about the IT innovations. John Lewis saw 44% online sales growth over Christmas – we find out how the IT team delivered. And News International talks about moving its IT to Amazon's public cloud. Read the issue now.
Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 22 Jan 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

TotalJobs Group – Sitecore fills Web CMS vacancy at Totaljobs Group
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CASE STUDY: To empower non-technical business stakeholders and reduce the reliance on specialist developers, Totaljobs Group needed to select the right web content management system. View this case study to learn how they reduced development costs substantially by shifting the responsibility for managing website content.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Sitecore

BlackBerry Widget SDK Beta
sponsored by BlackBerry
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The BlackBerry Widget Packager v1.0 is a tool that allows web developers to package their web assets into BlackBerry Widgets.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Premiered: 24 May 2010

BlackBerry

Welcome to the .NET Content Management System
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Digimaker is a .NET content management system (CMS) ideal for creating and maintaining professional websites.
Posted: 11 Apr 2006 | Published: 06 Mar 2006


My first steps towards HTML5 – trying out canvas
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PRODUCT REVIEW: It may be time to take a closer look at HTML. These days it's being pushed through all media channels, and it's come a long way since it was first developed. HTML5 now includes canvas, which allows web developers to dynamically draw graphics on the screen without plug-ins. Read this developer's account of his experience trying it out.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Intel

BlackBerry Web Development Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio
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SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The BlackBerry® Plug-in for Microsoft® Visual Studio® allows developers to leverage existing Microsoft® based developer tools to create, profile and debug web projects for BlackBerry smartphones. Continue on to learn more and to download BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 24 May 2010

BlackBerry

IBM Mashup Center
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Mashup Center is an enterprise mashup platform enabling the rapid creation of reusable application building blocks (widgets, feeds, mashups) that can be easily assembled into new applications or leveraged within existing applications— with the governance and security IT requires—  to address daily business challenges.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 19 Dec 2011

IBM

A Case for IT Security: The Future of New EU Data Protection
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK prepares new laws on surveillance and data collection, we hear from security experts on the challenges of balancing privacy and security. Read on to identify implications of new EU data protection rules, as well as examine the growing threat of ransomware and how to tackle it.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Web 2.0 Engaging Customer Passion
sponsored by SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the ways in which organizations can tap into Web 2.0 interaction as part of the marketing strategy, marketing tactics and communication plan to create customer engagement by matching your visitors' passion and to figure out the "best fit" for the new opportunities that present themselves.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division
 
 
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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