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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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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.
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FAQ on Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams Single-app Plan
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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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Special Report on Adobe
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IT BRIEFING: This special 7-page report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2014, analyses the challenges facing Adobe, its financial performance, the services and products it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

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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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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.
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The Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management For Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011
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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

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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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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

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Developing HTML5 Applications for AppUp: Part 1 A Simple Example
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TRAINING GUIDE: This is the first in a series of articles covering how to develop HTML5 applications for Intel AppUp. This first article will cover the basics of getting a minimal application packaged using the Encapsulator tool. Later articles will describe some larger example applications that illustrate different features of HTML5.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

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Blackberry Developer Forum
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INFORMATION CENTER: Access this BlackBerry support community forum to get the latest information regarding BlackBerry development. Topics include BlackBerry App World development, Java development, Web development, MDS runtime development, BlackBerry themes & animated graphics and much more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 25 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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