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Over the past few years the industry has lauded, and users have increasingly adopted, a service-oriented architecture (SOA) approach to the development and deployment of their IT to achieve greater business agility and optimization of the associated development and operating costs. Whe...
The software industry is often obsessed with progress be it in the form of a new language, wire protocol, specification update, or some other technology-driven feature. For me, software is a means to an end, and progress should be measured in features that allow code to be written more...
I run a small custom software development company in Bulgaria called dSoft-Bulgaria Ltd. Established in 2003, our company provides information system design and development. We have a wide range of specialists in different areas and we deploy systems on several different platforms incl...
All organizations, including multinational corporations and government agencies, face a common problem of enterprise data integration. Obviously, large-scale sources of the problem stem from mergers and acquisitions. When a large company is formed from other pieces, each brings with it...
In this article we'll look at using scripting tools and languages in business applications. I am a big proponent of using scripting languages. Personally I use JavaScript very often: Why? Because it's fast, flexible and sexy. Technically, when I refer to JavaScript I actually mean ECMA...
I’m writing this article on the day before the US presidential Election. As happens, we’re also in the middle of the JCP’s annual election cycle. Our elections consist of two phases. The first round, during which members vote for three ratified seats on each Executive Committee (EC), h...
As a software journalist, there are times when certain vendors will shut the door on reporting opportunities that might represent too much of an "inside view" of their technology or their organization. I've been to more developer events than I can remember where I've been handed a larg...