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Posted by:admin September 29th, 2011
Delphi was the top programming language used to develop desktop applications for Windows during the 1990s. The highlights of Delphi included its clear syntax and easy to read code, an IDE that really worked for the RAD concept, support for complete Windows API, ability to use third party DLLs and create low level code, great documentation and a large community. … Continue reading “Why is Delphi on the Outer Edge of Programming Languages?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 27th, 2011
Everyone is talking about the cloud today. While the world has been using web services since many years, cloud computing is still in its nascent stage in enterprise adoption. When considering cloud services, enterprise heads typically mull over these questions. Can the cloud handle enterprise services yet? Will migrating to cloud services save costs? Is it safe to store mission … Continue reading “Preparing Your Enterprise for the Cloud”
Posted by:Monica Samuel September 22nd, 2011
Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, creator of the open-source Java environment, in 2009. The acquisition raised justifiable concerns across the industry over Oracle’s reputation of being an aggressive competitor. The open-source value of Javaunder Oracle’s stewardship was shook up. As it turned out, the fears were not ill founded. Even though Oracle was very visible at the … Continue reading “Oracle’s Lawsuit against Google Questions Open-Source Tenets”
Posted by:Monica Samuel September 15th, 2011
Native apps have been ruling mobile devices since Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone in 2007. Apple hosted native iOS apps on the iPhone and directed third parties to the Web. Yet, in a year, we had App Store with Apple collecting 30% of third party app sales as fee. And if you don’t want to do that, … Continue reading “HTML 5 Creeping Up on iPhone Native Apps”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 13th, 2011
Delphi is an Object Pascal based, strongly typed, high level, compile time programming language that supports structured and modular design. Its most touted properties are easy-to-read code, quick compilation, and support for multiple module units. Originating in 1995, Delphi has evolved many times over and is considered an ideal app development language for Windows, Linux, .NET, Mac, … Continue reading “Delphi’s Relevance in Current Markets”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 10th, 2011
Both Java and Delphi (based on Object Pascal) are object oriented programming languages. In recent times, Java has moved ahead of Delphi in terms of popularity and applications. This isn’t necessarily because Delphi is weaker than Java but because of certain characteristics that developers look for in a language based on the ease of development and … Continue reading “Delphi or Java?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 8th, 2011
What is a workflow and how does it help organizations? In the simplest of explanations, workflow is the flow of work. When applied to organizations, workflows become more complex based on the process they are representing. The steps involved in a process from beginning to end, the events therein, actions of participants, parallel and sequential events, conditions and checks are … Continue reading “Increasing Productivity with Workflows in SharePoint”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar September 6th, 2011
Apple has dominated the tablet market since the launch of the first gen iPad in January, 2010. When the device released as a fit between PCs and netbooks, many laughed and called it a gimmicky device. Steve Jobs proved them wrong and sold 15 million units of the iOS tablet before iPad 2 came out in March 2011. … Continue reading “Can Amazon’s tablets shake iPad’s position in the market?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 1st, 2011
The future of enterprise applications is moving towards cloud computing. Languages that have enjoyed popularity in previous years must evolve and adapt quickly to remain favorites of developers. One such language is Java. Java 7 has come out after a long hiatus and after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems in 2010, is already under the microscope. … Continue reading “Java 8 – Cloud Coffee?”

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