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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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How mature are companies' software quality management processes in 2010?
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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

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Why HTML5 Tests the Limits of Automated Testing Solutions
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find suggestion and strategies on how to make HTML5 testing less of a headache. Find resources such as: Clues as to what makes HTML5 testing so hard; Checkpoints for a scalable testing strategy Videos; and Q&A, blogs, and webcasts designed to assist you with your testing project.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 22 Aug 2012

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Download the Fall 2009 edition of Perform Magazine
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EZINE: Download Perform today for informative and insightful articles including how open source is changing the face of enterprise software, tips from the field on how to ignite enterprises to reach new levels of performance excellence, and deliver unmatched insight to users.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

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Web Platform Installer 2.0
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: In one neat package, the Web Platform Installer gives you the frameworks, web server, database, tools and applications you need to quickly build and run Web applications and solutions on Windows.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2009

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BlackBerry Widget SDK Beta
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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

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IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise extends the Adobe Flex and Adobe AIR platforms by adding user interface controls for more intuitive, interactive displays. It provides a full spectrum of advanced graphical displays for the most demanding line-of-business applications. View this page to learn more about the product and access a 90-day trial.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

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Computer Weekly – 22 January 2013: Technology takes off at Heathrow Terminal 2
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Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 22 Jan 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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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