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Mitch Pronschinske12/08/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/8

Good news for website owners and publishers!  More features were added recently to the free Google Analytics software.  Users can now put annotations on data points to elaborate on spikes or drops in traffic.  Custom variables can now be seen across all...

Mitch Pronschinske12/07/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/7

The web-based word processing startup, AppJet, has just been acquired by Google.  AppJet says its EtherPad software will be open source in response to the uproar from angry customers.  Users were told that no new customers would be accepted and the EtherPad...

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/5

The New York Post recently reported that Larry Ellison, the Oracle CEO, offered a compromise to EU regulators.  Oracle denied the report a few hours later.  The Post cited two unnamed sources that said Ellison was open to creating a "separate...

Stephen Palmer12/04/09
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An Introduction to Feature-Driven Development – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part article introducing Jeff De Luca’s Feature Driven Development (FDD) process. In particular, we are looking at how FDD differs from Scrum and eXtreme Programming-inspired approaches when it comes to working with larger...

Mitch Pronschinske12/04/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/4

The release of Google Chrome for Mac OS X may already be here by the time this is posted. The Chromium team recently changed it's Mac OS X roadmap page saying that all of the bugs are now gone. However, the first Mac version for Chrome will be missing some...

Mitch Pronschinske12/03/09
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JReport and Java BI in the Cloud

Tools for on-demand reporting and Business Intelligence give companies a competitive edge by keeping a pulse on the operational data that drives strategic business decisions.  Jinfonet's JReport is a Java operational BI reporting solution that can be...

Nitin Bharti12/03/09
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Mike Cottmeyer on Agile Project Management, Building Effective Teams

In this interview, recorded at Agile 2009, Agile Evangelist Mike Cottmeyer talks about some of the challenges that matrixed organizations often face when...

Mitch Pronschinske12/02/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/3

It seemed like Apple was ready to annihilate Psystar's business a few weeks ago. The Mac Clone maker has been bankrupt for some time and last month a judge ruled in favor of Apple's copyright infringement case. In a surprise move, Apple recently called for a...

Mitch Pronschinske12/02/09
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Agile Platform 5.0 Unifies App Development and BPM

Agile Platform is OutSystems' solution for unifying two lifecyles: application development and business process management (BPM).  The Agile environment enables the automation of business processes and the delivery of web applications built for continuous...

Mitch Pronschinske12/02/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/2

Neelie Kroes, the EU antagonist to Oracle's takeover of Sun, is stepping down as the Commission on Competition chair.  There's no word on whether the decision was voluntary or imposed, or if the Oracle-Sun deal had anything to do with it.  Her successor,...

Mitch Pronschinske11/30/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/1

Still trying to figure out a productive use for Google Wave? Go see what the Seattle Times did. The newspaper set up a public Wave to gather information from the community about a suspected cop-killer's wereabouts. The Wave already has over 100 people...

Mitch Pronschinske11/30/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/30

Two anonymous sources "with knowledge of the matter" told Reuters that Oracle asked for a hearing with the European Commission, which will take place December 10th.  This could mean that Oracle finally plans to address the EU's concerns about MySQL...

Sebastien Arbogast11/29/09
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My Devoxx Discoveries of the Year

Every year, the main reason why I go to Devoxx is to discover new stuff. For me it’s all about technology watch. The internet and RSS feeds are my main tech watch instrument but there is one thing that is harder to get through RSS: feelings. Conferences...

Mitch Pronschinske11/28/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/28

A new version of Apache Lucene, an open source search engine, was just released.  Version 3 of the Apache Lucene project is being called a "clean up release" by the project management committee chair, Grant Ingersoll.  The release removes all...

Mitch Pronschinske11/27/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/27

A new report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that online ad revenues for the third quarter of this year have dropped 5.4% from the end of last year.  However, online ad revenues are up 1.7% from this year's second quarter.  Online ad sales were...