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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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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

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

New Considerations for Application Integration
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EBOOK: This three-part guide explores how application integration practices are being shaken up in modern enterprises. View now to discover experts' thoughts on how NoSQL and microservices are advancing app integration middleware; why architects are giving application integration a REST; and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
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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


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


HTML5 Game Development for AppUp - Part 1
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TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This article is the first in a series detailing one independent developer's foray into game development using the Encapsulator tool for Intel AppUp.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011


Web Exploits: There’s an App for That
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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

Do-It-Yourself Business Intelligence Done Right: The Secret Sauce is SaaS
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This Presentation Transcript, featuring Forrester Research, explains how Software as a Service business intelligence can deliver a more cost-effective way to get relevant information to those who need it faster than traditional business intelligence can.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

myDIALS Inc.

Save Money on Mainframe Hardware and Software: Five Simple Steps to Managing MIPS
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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

IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is a pre-integrated, lightweight Java Platform application server built on Apache Geronimo technology. Available at no charge, it harnesses the latest innovations from the open source community to deliver a readily accessible and flexible foundation for developing and deploying Java applications.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

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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