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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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Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
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BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

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Is the Creative Cloud Right for You?
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WHITE PAPER: Developers and designers of websites, mobile applications, and products can now purchase Adobe creative software with a SaaS subscription model in the Creative Cloud. If you, like many other longtime users, have some questions about the new Creative Cloud, then look no further than this FAQ about membership, purchasing, security, storage, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

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Single-app Plan for Creative Cloud: FAQ
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WHITE PAPER: This resource answers all your questions about the single-app plan for Adobe Creative Cloud, where you can get access to any desktop app of your choice, as well as upgrades, cloud storage, and file sharing capabilities. Find out about pricing and availability, product offerings, administration and deployment, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Case Study: What Creative Cloud does for Design
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CASE STUDY: Sympoz, a creator of online social learning communities, wanted to provide their growing employee base with the latest Adobe creative software. In this brief case study, discover how Sympoz worked with a technology provider to implement the Adobe Creative Cloud, a subscription-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for Adobe applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

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Evaluating Netsuit Suitecommerce
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ANALYST REPORT: NetSuite recently announced SuiteCommerce, a unified platform that enables businesses to centrally manage all aspects of their e-commerce and optimize interactions regardless of device or location, Nucleus Research reports.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jun 2012

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Gartner: HTML5 and the journey to the modern web
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ANALYST BRIEF: Gartner analysts explain what steps IT departments need to take to take advantage of HTML5 and why they need to act sooner rather than later.
Posted: 31 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

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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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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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Coca-Cola Enterprises: Mobile Enterprise Supply Chain Integration
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WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to discover how Coca-Cola Enterprises are customizing their IT through APIs.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 16, 2014

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Download the Fall 2009 edition of Perform Magazine
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Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

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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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