By Michael Coté on July 5, 2011
Touted at the next thing in cloud, Platform as a Service is receiving much attention now. While PaaS has been far from a failure, it hasn’t been a mega success…yet. I’ve been talking with several people about Platform as a Service use recently: with all the vendors (and us analysts as well!) going on about [...]
By Michael Coté on May 23, 2011
At the recent Google I/O 2011, the search giant unleashed itself into almost every nook and cranny of IT, consumer and “enterprise.” This positions them against pretty much every vendor out there, and with their billions in money from advertising, they’re like a wealthy but aloof giant that seems to have unlimited resources, just waiting [...]
By Michael Coté on May 16, 2011
“The exciting convergence of technology consumption and production models” is the topic of the next book Vinnie Mirchandani is working on (his last book had a good, optimistic take on the need for innovation). He recently asked about the role of developers in all that soup – at least I think that’s what he asked. [...]
By Bob Warfield on May 5, 2011
James Governor got me thinking along these lines by asking how to segment developers. He asked whether the web “killed” the professional developer, or at the very least radically reshaped the segments. I don’t know about all that, in fact I’m pretty skeptical. But what I do know is that the way James talked about developers [...]
By James Governor on April 28, 2011
I have been giving a fair bit of thought lately to app developer segmentation. Considering how much money is poured into developer relations, its surprising just how little solid segmentation work has been done in terms of understanding developer roles or personae. I am currently working on a project for a client, and began some [...]
By Michael Coté on February 16, 2011
After ejecting every function except writing code, development teams have been bringing those roles back to the core team, starting with QA, then product management, and now operations. The goal is deliver Frequent Functionality (features released more frequently rather than in big 12-18 month releases) and increase the value of the software by getting better [...]
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By Michael Coté on February 1, 2011
Oracle is dropping ruby support from NetBeans. What’s that mean?
By Michael Coté on December 7, 2010
What can I do with cloud computing? Why should I care? Why is it worth the trouble? Here are a few answers.
By Michael Coté on September 27, 2010
Developers are longing for a more open mobile platform, results from one survey contends.
By Michael Coté on September 15, 2010
We discuss new features in CodeCollaborator 6.0 and then see a demo.