Programming Languages

As Web applications have grown in prevalence, Java, C# and the .NET framework have grown in prominence due to their portability, but they are not the only programming languages in use today. Many opensource programmers employ Python/Perl (the P in the LAMP stack), and C++ is still popular among client-side developers. Almost all programming languages now employ classes of pre-programmed solutions for common application tasks. Scripting languages, such as JavaScript, provide limited functionality inside applications.


Articles

Microsoft, Google Help Create Ethernet Consortium for Clouds

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World Cup Spurs Cyber-Attacks, Digital Protests

Cyber-criminals use the quadrennial soccer contest as a phishing lure for unsuspecting victims, while Anonymous supports domestic protesters by defacing Web sites and by launching denial-of-service attacks. More >

AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance Expands

Linux Foundation open source Internet of Things collaboration effort now boasts 50 members. More >

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Interviews

Better Days Arrive for Core IP Networking Gear Vendors

Carl Weinschenk spoke to Diane Myers of Infonetics Research. Over time, most telecommunication networks undergo at least two transformations. One is from legacy time-division multiplexing (TDM) to More >

Red Hat on Misconceptions, Realities of Open Source Middleware

Red Hat's middleware division, JBoss, recently held a virtual conference to announce several product updates, including a new version of JBoss Portal Platform. It also unveiled plans to create a new More >

Enterprise Open Source Must 'Play Nice' with Proprietary Products

Lora Bentley spoke with David Dennis, senior director of product marketing, GroundWork Open Source. The company specializes in open source IT and network monitoring solutions.   Bentley: What More >

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Holographs, Liquid-State and DNA: The Future of Data Storage

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Data storage has evolved since the IBM punch card in 1928. Datastickies, DNA storage and helium drives are just some of the possibilities for the future of data storage.

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The New Cloud, Not the Same as the Old Cloud

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