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It seems like the fast-paced world of mobile technology would make it difficult to “stop and look around once in a while” but several recent milestones are worthy of our attention. The growth of the mobile application industry over the last 36 months has been startling to say the least...
Are you developing or hosting PHP applications? Are you doing performance sanity checks along your delivery pipeline? No? Not Yet? Then start with a quick check. It only takes 15 minutes and it really pays off. As a developer you can improve your code, and as somebody responsible for y...
Have you ever deployed a change to production and thought “All went well – Systems are operating as expected!” but then you had to deal with users complaining that they keep running into errors? We recently moved some of our systems between two of our data centers – even moving some c...
I would say that only one out of a million exceptions thrown in an application actually makes it to a log file – unless you run your application in verbose logging mode – Do you agree? No? Here is why I think that is: because most exceptions are handled by your code or by the framework...
How often do you deploy new software? Once a month, once a week or every hour? The more often you deploy the smaller your changes will be. That’s good! Why? Because smaller changes tend to be less risky since it’s easier to keep track of what has really changed. For developers, it’s ce...
Modern Application Performance Management (APM) solutions can be tremendously helpful in delivering end-to-end visibility into the application delivery chain: across all tiers and network sections, all the way to the end user. In previous blog posts we showed how to narrow down to vari...
No. 1-selling software for running Windows applications on a Mac becomes an even easier choice for millions of consumers and IT professionals worldwide with this most powerful version of the software to dateLONDON, UK - August 20, 2014 - Parallels® today launched Parallels Desktop...
Purple WiFi allows Stables Market in Camden to offer an easy to use WiFi service with the added bonus of WiFi marketing opportunities and footfall monitoring August 19, 2014: Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced the launch of a secure and legal Soc...
Probably the most popular question during Java technical interviews is “What’s the difference between abstract classes and interfaces”. In my own three year old book I’ve offered the following answer: “An abstract class may contain code in method bodies, which is not allowed in an in...
Ferris State University (FSU) is an accredited state university located in Big Rapids, Michigan, offering multiple computing degree plans within its Business/Technology Consortium. The college serves more than 14,000 on- and off-campus students in the region.   I had the opportuni...
Logs have been around for a while, not quite as long as the wheel, but not far off. Here at Logentries, we have the mantra of evolve don’t revolve (as in don’t sit around spinning your wheels getting nowhere). We are taking this concept and looking to evolve the way you work with and ...
The Industry's First NFV-Ready Composite Web, Audio and Video Optimization Solution Honored for Delivering Exceptional LTE StrategiesREDWOOD CITY, Calif, August 15, 2014 - Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize mobile data, announced today tha...
This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog. It summarizes recent articles about website performance. How to make your web site better, how to improve your users experience when they come to your website and how to optimize the overall experience. Why? ...
AppDynamics recently announced our summer release that builds upon our history of delivering game changing functionality and innovations in application performance management.  In our latest version, we’ve added many features that cater to operations-focused professionals, let’s take a...
As part of our recent release announcement, AppDynamics has improved the functionality for application owners that are concerned with the high-level impact of performance on the applications they oversee.  In this blog we’ll take a look at some exciting functionality of the Application...
Wednesday 13 August, 2014 NEW YORK -- Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is partnering with Programmr, a pioneer in online coding technology, to create the next-generation of interactive platforms for learning how to code, using just a web brows...
On Monday 11th August 2014 Infosecurity Magazine officially re-launched its website to reflect the latest in user experience, functionality and style. For the last 10 years Infosecurity Magazine has been at the cutting edge of some of the most dramatic and transformative moments of inf...
UK gamers spend an average of €8.94 per microtransaction - twice the global average of €4.73 according to data from Onebip's mobile payment platform. Global gamers spend the most on microtransactions during the summer period.Gamers see value in higher priced in-game transac...
Some time ago I blogged that Java Swing should be deprecated and replaced with JavaFX. In this blog I’ll show a piece of JavaFX namely event handlers and binding. I’ve created a simple Sign In window with a GridPane layout (it’s JavaFX equivalent of Swing’s GridBagLayout). I’m not goin...
One of the most powerful features of QuickBase is the ability to share data across applications within a QuickBase account. Many QuickBase application managers may be unaware of these features or may be unaware of how to best gain benefits and avoid some important associated risks, suc...
Logentries new Aggregated Live Tail provides effortless, real-time visibility that you cannot get anywhere else…and is a joy to use (and I cant say the same about carrying a cat by its tail – for so many reasons). For those of you not familiar with our existing Live Tail view, Aggrega...
In Monday’s blog post, Derick explained the network engineering cycle, traversal in the referential space and the need to provide solutions that enable the network engineer to do his or her job better, more accurate, easier, simpler, more complete. We cannot automate or encapsulate a n...
Jenkintown, PA, August 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), an Adobe premier development partner, announced today that MEI Portico™ now supports the Android operating system in addition to Apple iOS. Portico is the company’s solution for building a branded sto...
A Russian crime ring has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say. The records, discovered by Hold Security, a firm in Milwaukee, in...
Peter RogersMy friend and colleague, the Chief Technologist of Studio 13 at Cognizant, Peter Rogers, shares his insights on digital transformation and mobile strategies in this guest post.  He digs deep into the technologies involved in a digital transformation and the role o...
by Andrew Mackay, Manager Mobile Solutions, Cisco Systems As Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks continue to be deployed, it is becoming evident that matching the existing 3G coverage quality is going to be a challenge. This is reminiscent of the early days of 3G, when it took many...
London, 5 August 2014 - Award-winning digital agency Cyber-Duck today announced the launch of UX Companion (http://uxcompanion.com/), the first app to offer a comprehensive glossary of user experience (UX) terms and theory. The app provides clear, easy-to-grasp introductions to core UX...
What’s wrong with this scenario? Bob, your VP of Engineering brings a ScrumMaster, a Java developer, a UX (user experience) specialist, and a Linux admin into […]
It’s that time of year again… time for another beautiful late-summer Gartner Catalyst conference in America’s Finest City: San Diego. Aside from being my hometown, the reason San Diego is so great is that it has balance. The warm sun is balanced by the cool ocean breeze, the strong bus...
Friday 1 August, 2014 UK Friday 1 st August 2014 – A UK based online health product retailer has announced the re-launch of their popular website, offering customers a high quality range of vitamins and health packages in addition to a brand new social media rewards program. ...
Can you imagine a scenario where you ask Apple’s Siri a question, and she says, “Can I get back to you in 5 minutes?”  Wouldn't that be irritating?  Information and requests for information have a shelf life. The information is requested at a specific time for a reason.  ...
Thursday 31 July, 2014 After thorough negotiations the two software companies establish a joint venture to develop a new mobile gaming app. Sontax Ltd. and Quadcore Corporation have recently joined forces in an attempt to respond to emerging client needs and the impressive ...
30 July 2014: Huawei has signed a global license agreement with Ranplan for planning small cell wireless networks. Ranplan's iBuildNet® will replace a series of software tools currently used by Huawei to provide an all-in-one solution for small cell design, simulation and optimisa...
Thales nShield HSMs help protect new-release movies and enable first commercial service for secure distribution to the home Plantation, Fla. - July 29, 2014 - Thales, a world leader in critical information systems and cybersecurity, announces that PRIMA Cinema, a pioneer in providing t...
New 28 and 52-Port Managed Switches feature Power over Ethernet10-Gigabit Ethernet uplink ports Advanced Network Access Control For Real-Time Voice and Video ApplicationsSwitching Capacity Of Up To 140 Gigabit Per SecondRushden, UK -July 29, 2014 - Linksys® today announced its fi...
I have been watching Google's Android closely for developments related to enterprise use for some time.  Google's Android now dominates smartphone sales to consumers, but rampant security flaws have prevented enterprises from adopting it.  In this article, my friend and mobil...
The benefits of automation are well understood: more agile service provisioning, faster time to insight when there are issues, and a reduction in human error as manual interaction is reduced. Much of the premise behind long-term SDN architectural advantages is steeped in the hope that ...
Landmark document looks at five use cases which demonstrate vision of interoperable smart home28 July 2014 HGI, a leading organisation which is shaping the way IP services are delivered, has today set out new high-level Broadband Service Provider (BSP) business requirements for a Media...
Will Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 replace your laptop? Microsoft says it absolutely can – and it’s right. The Surface Pro 3, Microsoft’s newest tablet, is bigger and faster than earlier models and comes with better accessories. For Windows users, the Surface Pro 3 has only one impor...
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