2010 in review The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspire

Rapid Application Development (RAD) is a way of developing computer software applications with less effort than the traditional means. RAD tools focus on providing code generation and automated testing capabilities with the use of convention over configuration to provide a streamlined workflow to create applications. Even with the most advanced and easiest to use RAD tools, there are times which ...

Bookmark and Share this post It’s here. Steve Jobs announced the iPhone 4g. This is a moment where most businesses start to realize the truth and lessons about managing their customer requirements and product releases. Found this article on My Nokia Blog on how most businesses can learn from the release and product strategies of Apple. What Steve and Apple ...

Bookmark and Share this post After Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle, there has been a large amount of discussions in the business and developer community on the future of MySQL community involved in its development. A Community Fork? Interestingly, MySQL community has been able to create a new Database by a fork from the public branch and has revived ...

Bookmark and Share this post After the OpenDocument Format (ODF) Plug-in mentioned in my previous post (Oracle starts to monetize Free Software, is it wrong?), here goes Solaris. Oracle has changed the Solaris (aka. Sun Solaris [not OpenSolaris]) terms of use to reflect the Oracles policy of monetizing and generating more revenue from Sun applications by changing service models. ...

Bookmark and Share this post According to a recent tweet, Oracle (the company which recently acquired Sun Microsystems) has started to charge a license fee for its popular open office compatibility plug-in for Microsoft Office. Is this a signal for other open source and free software vendors to start charging for commercially valuable applications? Given the functionality and usability ...

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