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SSW Data Onion

Software Development Tools Directory - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 15:19
When building enterprise .net applications you should follow the Onion Architecture as outlined above. This domain model centric approach encourages the development of maintainable solutions by integrating loosely coupled components via interface ...
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Samsung and Oracle Providing the Engine for Enterprises to Mobilize their Business in the Cloud

Oracle Database News - Thu, 02/18/2016 - 22:34
Press Release Samsung and Oracle Providing the Engine for Enterprises to Mobilize their Business in the Cloud Two leaders in enterprise technology are providing customers the tools that help accelerate development and delivery of mobile solutions

Seoul, Korea and Redwood Shores, Calif.—Feb 18, 2016

Samsung and Oracle are now making it easier for enterprises to embrace today’s modern work setting and take their business to the cloud. The two innovation leaders are working together to give developers and solution providers the advanced tools to create and deliver mobile apps and enterprise solutions. The collaborative effort lets professionals gain a new level of mobile functionality for ultimate engagement and productivity.

Samsung and Oracle are working closely with select systems integrators to help customers across all industries leverage their existing legacy systems and take advantage of the benefits of mobile and cloud, modernizing their IT infrastructure, empowering users and realizing greater cost efficiencies. The companies are also working together on an expanded set of Apache Cordova plug-ins and code samples to help customers modernize their enterprise applications with rich mobile user experiences. This brings together the industry-leading strength of each company – Oracle’s exceptional enterprise software and Mobile Cloud solutions and Samsung’s elite device features.

“In today’s mobile environment, it is critical that businesses deploy a mobile-first strategy to maintain success and accomplish growth,” said Young Kim, Vice President, Enterprise Business Team at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung and Oracle are not only helping customers through mobility but also enabling developers and solution providers to create next generation mobile applications and services that are driving a new frontier of productivity.”

“With the combination of Oracle Mobile Cloud Service and Samsung’s industry-defining device capabilities, we are continuing to advance and simplify enterprise mobility, bringing enterprises to a new level of performance,” said Sri Ramanathan, Group Vice President, Oracle.

Delivering Mobile Solutions

Auraplayer, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and Samsung Enterprise Alliance partner, has developed a number of solutions that mobilize Oracle Forms applications leveraging Samsung devices, Oracle Infrastructure offerings and Oracle Mobile Cloud Service. The collaboration has allowed for rapid development of solutions for customers like Jubilee Life Insurance that address critical business needs. 

"Working with the support of Samsung and Oracle has helped to accelerate demonstration and implementation of full mobile solutions for our customers,” said Mia Urman, CEO, Auraplayer. “The unique additions that are found in Samsung hardware also helped us create differentiated end user experiences that can be built in a matter of weeks by using Oracle Mobile Cloud Service with AuraPlayer's Oracle Forms REST API's.”

Samsung and Oracle have worked with a number of systems integrators to foster creation of innovative mobile and Internet of Things enterprise solutions. A number of these will be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, such as:  

  • HCL Technologies’ predictive maintenance solution built for and powered by Samsung Gear S2, the Oracle IoT Cloud Service and the Oracle Service Cloud. The solution derives intelligence from data to help enterprises effectively drive down the cost of high value asset maintenance.
  • Sofbang’s contracts management solution developed to allow comprehensive management and approval of contracts through rich notifications on Samsung Gear S wearables. All data is secured by Samsung’s robust KNOX mobile security platform.
  • L&T Infotech's smart service solution demonstrates the power of the Oracle IoT Cloud Service harnessed by Samsung tablets, smartphones and wearables to help increase asset operating life, decrease downtime and ensure proactive maintenance.

Enabling Mobile Developers

Samsung is escalating its support of Apache Cordova with an expanded set of plugins that support Oracle Mobile Application Framework and Oracle JavaScript Extension Toolkit developers, as well as the larger Apache Cordova community. The first release of Samsung’s Cordova plugins began last October.   

Examples of mobile enterprise solutions that leverage the Oracle Mobile Cloud Service will also be on display at Mobile World Congress, including industry-specific solutions from both Oracle and Samsung. Samsung will be located at Booth 6A30 in Hall 6, with Oracle at Booth 3B20 in Hall 3.

  Contact Info Teri Whitaker
Oracle
+1.650.506.9914
teri.whitaker@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies that redefine the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space with the open platform SmartThings, our broad range of smart devices, and through proactive cross-industry collaboration. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, and for the latest news, feature articles and press material, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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Black Duck & IBM Present: Application Security in the Age of Open Source

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 02/18/2016 - 17:00
Webinar

Whether you’re developing applications for internal use or for your customers, keeping them secure is no easy feat. After all, today's applications are a healthy mix of open source and custom code. Identifying and resolving security vulnerabilities in both requires the right tools and know-how. Join IBM and Black Duck for an educational webinar on what it takes to keep your apps safe.

Black Duck & IBM Present: Application Security in the Age of Open Source Asset Value:  Low value Redirect:  http://info.blackducksoftware.com/ibm-webinar-Feb18.html
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Customer Experience Survey Infographic

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 02/18/2016 - 12:58

Check out this fun infographic to see how Ranorex is being used.

The invaluable input you’ve provided in this survey is incredibly important to us.

The survey data gave us an in-depth understanding of how Ranorex is being used. We can now adjust and improve our product according to your specific needs.
We have analyzed and visually prepared the content according to the following categories:

  • Industries
  • Team Information and Tool Usage
  • Development Approaches
  • Test Approaches
  • Test Execution

 

Please find the most pertinent data summarized in the following infographic.

Ranorex Infographic 2016

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Oracle Cloud Platform Powers Real-Time Marketing Intelligence for Surdell & Partners

Oracle Database News - Thu, 02/18/2016 - 00:29
Press Release Oracle Cloud Platform Powers Real-Time Marketing Intelligence for Surdell & Partners Ad Agency Drives Success for Top Brands with Oracle Database Cloud

Redwood Shores Calif—Feb 17, 2016

Surdell and Partners, a full service advertising and marketing agency, is using Oracle Database Cloud, part of Oracle Cloud Platform, to deliver near real-time intelligence to its clients, including retailers Cabela’s, Kohl’s, and Gabe’s.

In the highly competitive advertising and marketing space, Surdell and Partners needed to focus its limited IT resources on strategic activities that enable it to distinguish its services from much larger agencies. To better utilize its IT resources, Surdell and Partners migrated its on-premises Oracle environment to the Oracle Cloud. This has enabled Surdell and Partners to improve  processes, reduce operations costs, deliver its SaaS solutions faster, and drive business growth for its customers.

“Oracle Database Cloud is a perfect solution for us,” said Adam Kanzmeier, Director of Customer Intelligence and Strategic Consulting, Surdell and Partners. “It offloads resource-intensive infrastructure and database administrator work, enabling us to focus on our core business, and that has allowed us to provide better service and more flexibility for our clients. We can now provide our customers with capacity and resources on demand with the click of a button, not in days, weeks or even longer, as would have been the case in pre-cloud days. With nearly instant access to information, we’re helping our clients become predictive rather than reactive, resulting in better decisions for their business.”

Through Oracle Cloud, Surdell and Partners dramatically improved its speed to market. With Oracle’s unmatched multitenant database capabilities, Surdell and Partners can manage many databases as a single unit, significantly reducing operations costs. Oracle Application Express provides a simple, single-tier architecture for rapid database application development, which has allowed Surdell and Partners to build mobile-enabled cloud applications easily. As a result, Surdell and Partners’ customers can conveniently access real-time information from their mobile devices. Surdell and Partners’ solutions running on Oracle Cloud Platform have also enhanced its credibility and instilled confidence with its customers.

With its customers’ data in the Oracle Cloud, and not on its premises, Surdell and Partners has been relieved of questions about security audits and processes that were standard when its infrastructure was on premises. In their due diligence, Surdell and Partners looked at other cloud solutions and although Amazon hosts Oracle Database, only Oracle provides the bundle of database services, professional management and database back-up they needed.

“Many of our clients are marketing lines of business in retail companies, and the struggle they often face is getting the information they need to make key business decisions, whether it’s about inventory, pricing, timing of a campaign, etc. They need to make real-time decisions and often their internal IT departments don’t have the bandwidth to support their needs. In the past, an option was for a retailer’s IT department to bring in contractors, but that typically adds the additional burden of getting them up-to-speed. With Oracle Database Cloud, we can take the burden off of our clients’ IT departments and provide much more flexibility to our customers to access the information they need when it’s needed,” added Kanzmeier.

The integrated Oracle Cloud Platform solution Surdell and Partners chose consisted of Oracle Database Cloud, Oracle Application Express and Oracle Database Backup Service and it has been using this solution since the summer of 2015.  

Oracle Cloud Platform provides developers, IT professionals, and business users with a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of platform services that enables them to innovate faster, increase productivity and lower costs. Customers use Oracle Cloud Platform to integrate existing technology with next-generation cloud services, accelerate application development and deployment and lead business transformation. More than 4,100 customers are already using the Oracle Cloud Platform to transform their businesses. The Oracle Cloud Platform is part of the Oracle Cloud, which continues to show strong adoption, supporting 70+ million users and more than 34 billion transactions each day. It runs on more than 50,000 devices and more than 800 petabytes of storage in 19 data centers around the world.

Part of Oracle Cloud Platform, Oracle Database Cloud and Oracle Database Exadata Cloud provide extensive data management capabilities and extreme performance options in the cloud for deployment of business-critical workloads.

  Contact Info Teri Whitaker
Oracle
+1.650.506.9914
teri.whitaker@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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Webinar: The 2016 Gov Plain Writing Index

VisibleThread - Wed, 02/17/2016 - 18:33

Winners and Losers - Key Insights for Improving Agency Online Engagement

This webinar will take place on March 03, 2016 - 11.45 – 12:30 a.m. (EST)
 

On Feb 9th, VisibleThread released it’s landmark Plain Language Index for 30 US Federal Agencies:

Join this webinar to get an under the covers look at the winners and losers as we do a deep dive into which agencies were best and which worst. We’ll show the type of content that really engages and the content copy you should avoid.

We’ll also give you a behind the scenes insight into how we created the report too.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT DOWNLOAD 2016 GOV INDEX

 

 

 

Speakers:

Kevin Sangsland
Creator of the 2016 Gov Index Report
Strategic Marketing
VisibleThread

Fergal McGovern
Founder and CEO
VisibleThread

 


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Ensuring Trust in Your IoT Solutions

Polarion Software - Wed, 02/17/2016 - 17:58

The ongoing emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how your organization develops products.

The post Ensuring Trust in Your IoT Solutions appeared first on Polarion Software Blog.

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EarlGrey

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 02/17/2016 - 13:37
EarlGrey is a native iOS UI automation test framework that enables you to write clear, concise tests. With the EarlGrey framework, you have access to enhanced synchronization features. EarlGrey automatically synchronizes with the UI, network requ ...
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2016 Trends and Challenges for Medical Technology Providers

Intland Blog - Wed, 02/17/2016 - 11:04
The medical device manufacturing industry is among the world’s fastest growing industry sectors. According to research, the majority of companies operating in this market are optimistic about the future of the industry in 2016. And for good reason: the medical electronics
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Node.js Foundation Add Express to Its Incubator Program

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 02/16/2016 - 17:08
The Node.js Foundation, a community-led and industry-backed consortium to advance the development of the Node.js platform, today announced Express, the most popular Node.js web server framework, and some of its constituent modules are on track to ...
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Kotlin 1.0 Released

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 02/16/2016 - 16:51
JetBrains has announced the immediate availability of their Open Source language Kotlin. Kotlin is a multi-purpose language that can be used to create any type of application including web applications, backend services and others. Its seamless i ...
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Embedded Meets Agile

Intland Blog - Tue, 02/16/2016 - 11:00
Munich, 16-18. February 2016 Agile software development and Agile management have become increasingly well established methods in the embedded industry. Both software and hardware development benefit from these methods and processes. Previous events such as ScrumMed in 2011 and AgileCars
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Calix Uses Oracle Cloud Platform to Accelerate Innovation

Oracle Database News - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 21:58
Press Release Calix Uses Oracle Cloud Platform to Accelerate Innovation Oracle Integration Cloud Service simplifies hybrid cloud integration, reduces IT costs, and improves business agility

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Feb 15, 2016

Calix, a leading provider of broadband communications access systems and software, is using the Oracle Cloud Platform to significantly speed the development and delivery of innovative new services such as Web content management and customer portals for its customers, which include many of the world’s leading service providers. 

Calix operates in a highly competitive global market and in order to successfully compete against many companies twice its size it needed to increase its speed and agility by integrating its highly heterogeneous technology infrastructure. With a growing customer base that serves over 100 million subscriber lines, Calix is at the forefront of enabling service providers worldwide to deliver advanced broadband services and value to their customers. To help support these customers, Calix needed a technology overhaul that would help the company improve productivity, lower costs and ultimately accelerate innovation.

“The Oracle Integration Cloud Service enabled us to consolidate multiple integration tools into a single platform very quickly,” said Ravi Gade, senior director, IT Applications, Calix. “In a company that is continually innovating, IT must stay agile and be able to respond quickly to evolving business needs. The Oracle Integration Cloud Service enables us to support continual innovation, deploy rapid integrations, and realize significant IT savings.”

Using Oracle Integration Cloud Service, Calix consolidated its existing integration tools, including Dell Boomi, Informatica, and SharePlex into a single integration platform to improve business and IT efficiency. Calix then used Oracle Integration Cloud Service to quickly and easily integrate on-premises and cloud applications, including Salesforce and Oracle E-Business Suite. Leveraging pre-built adapters, the company was able to build integrations between its key business systems in just a few hours.

With Oracle Integration Cloud Service’s simple, intuitive Web-based, point-and-click user interface, Calix significantly sped the time to deployment. For example, as part of a recent cloud-to-cloud application integration project between the customer portal built on Adobe Experience Manager and a Salesforce application, Calix was able to build 24 integrations in less than two weeks. This type of integration would have previously taken a few months. Additionally, Calix was able to leverage its existing Applications group to easily build the application integrations which freed up integration developers to focus on other innovations. Calix began using Oracle’s PaaS during the summer of 2015.

Additionally, Calix is using the Oracle SOA Cloud Service to replace current B2B partner integrations. As part of this project, Calix is scheduled to go-live with its first partner shortly and plans to migrate six more partners to the Oracle SOA Cloud Service by March 2016.

Oracle Cloud Platform provides developers, IT professionals, and business users with a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of platform services that enables them to innovate faster, increase productivity and lower costs. Customers use Oracle Cloud Platform to integrate existing technology with next-generation cloud services, accelerate application development and deployment and lead business transformation. More than 4,100 customers are already using the Oracle Cloud Platform to transform their businesses. The Oracle Cloud Platform is part of the Oracle Cloud, which continues to show strong adoption, supporting 70+ million users and more than 34 billion transactions each day. It runs on more than 50,000 devices and more than 800 petabytes of storage in 19 data centers around the world.

  Contact Info Nicole Maloney
Oracle
+1.650.506.0806
nicole.maloney@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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.NET Community Salute

We know that the coding community is a pretty great one and we are privileged to get to work with .NET developers each and every day to make better applications through coverage. We wanted to take a moment to salute two great members of our community. Take a moment to see what makes them great.

David Sanchez Aguilar

ncover_mvp_david_sanchez_aquilarDavid Sánchez Aguilar is a Microsoft technology consultant. He is certified as MCP, MCT, MCSD, MCITP, MCTS and Microsoft Specialist. He is a Computer Systems Engineer with more than seven years of experience working with collaboration platform technologies. David has been involved in many projects for Latin America and North America with technologies like SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Team Foundation, SQL Server, System Center and also development solutions based on .NET Framework and HTML5. In addition, he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.

David started participating in communities by creating a technical blog, and then had the opportunity to be a member of the SharePoint Costa Rica Community as a speaker and coordinator for on-site and virtual events. He founded the Costa Rica Developers .NET community with the idea of sharing knowledge and technical solutions of high value to members of the communities.

David’s latest musings can be found on his blog and on Twitter @davidsancheza.

Dan Ciprian Ardelean

ncover_mvp_dan_ciprian_ardeleanClient Development MVP Dan Ardelean was born in Romania. His first contact with the world of personal computers was in 1992 when his father was able to bring him one from the United States: a 386-DX2, a rare item in the post-communism period.  Today, he’s a full-time C# developer and has been since moving to Italy in 2003.

In 2013, Dan started his own company — XpressCode which focuses on consulting and mobile cross-platform development using C# (Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Android, iOS using Xamarin tools). He loves staying involved in .NET communities and enjoys meeting people who share the same passion, their knowledge and their experiences – it is a family where everyone helps each other.

Collaborate with Dan on his blog and on Twitter @danardelean.

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.NET Community Salute

We know that the coding community is a pretty great one and we are privileged to get to work with .NET developers each and every day to make better applications through coverage. We wanted to take a moment to salute two great members of our community. Take a moment to see what makes them great.

David Sanchez Aguilar

ncover_mvp_david_sanchez_aquilarDavid Sánchez Aguilar is a Microsoft technology consultant. He is certified as MCP, MCT, MCSD, MCITP, MCTS and Microsoft Specialist. He is a Computer Systems Engineer with more than seven years of experience working with collaboration platform technologies. David has been involved in many projects for Latin America and North America with technologies like SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Team Foundation, SQL Server, System Center and also development solutions based on .NET Framework and HTML5. In addition, he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.

David started participating in communities by creating a technical blog, and then had the opportunity to be a member of the SharePoint Costa Rica Community as a speaker and coordinator for on-site and virtual events. He founded the Costa Rica Developers .NET community with the idea of sharing knowledge and technical solutions of high value to members of the communities.

David’s latest musings can be found on his blog and on Twitter @davidsancheza.

Dan Ciprian Ardelean

ncover_mvp_dan_ciprian_ardeleanClient Development MVP Dan Ardelean was born in Romania. His first contact with the world of personal computers was in 1992 when his father was able to bring him one from the United States: a 386-DX2, a rare item in the post-communism period.  Today, he’s a full-time C# developer and has been since moving to Italy in 2003.

In 2013, Dan started his own company — XpressCode which focuses on consulting and mobile cross-platform development using C# (Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Android, iOS using Xamarin tools). He loves staying involved in .NET communities and enjoys meeting people who share the same passion, their knowledge and their experiences – it is a family where everyone helps each other.

Collaborate with Dan on his blog and on Twitter @danardelean.

The post .NET Community Salute appeared first on NCover.

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PhpStorm

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 06:42
JetBrains PhpStorm is a commercial, cross-platform IDE for PHP built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform. PhpStorm provides an editor for PHP, HTML and JavaScript with on-the-fly code analysis, error prevention and automated refactorings for PHP ...
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Ora2Pg

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 06:38
Ora2Pg is a free open source tool used to migrate an Oracle database to a PostgreSQL compatible schema. It connects your Oracle database, scan it automaticaly and extracts its structure or data, it then generates SQL scripts that you can load int ...
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Synapse

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 06:36
Synapse is Airbnb's new system for service discovery. Synapse solves the problem of automated fail-over in the cloud, where failover via network re-configuration is impossible. The end result is the ability to connect internal services together i ...
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Inflectra Offices Closed for U.S. Presidents' Day Holiday February 15th, 2016

Inflectra News - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 01:00

Inflectra's Offices are closed on Monday, February 15th, 2016 in observance of the U.S. Presidents' Day public holiday.

We will reopen for business as usual on Tuesday February 16th, 2016. If you have an urgent technical support issue, please submit a help desk ticket on our website.

Regards

The Inflectra Team

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