In this article I'll cover how a model-driven design and development process
can pave the way to a Service Oriented Architecture that will in turn produce
accurate applications that meet business needs and increase development team
SOA is hot topic in our industry right now. One of the important aspects of
SOA is that it's a business approach and methodology as much as it's a
technological approach and methodology for developing distributed computing
SOA is a software architecture for building applications that implement
business processes or services by using a set of loosely coupled components
orchestrated to deliver a well-defined package. With SOA, existing software
assets already in use are packaged in such a way that they're self-contained,
loosely coupled, and can be called and executed by other new applications as
a service. Any new ... (more)
Apple have just announced the dates for WWDC09, with the by-line of Turn your
ideas into groundbreaking Apps
WWDC will take place as usual in San Francisco, CA on June 8-12 2009 at
It will cover in-depth technical sessions and hands-on learning with regard
to Mac OS X and iPhone OS from the Engineers that created them.
Check out WWDC09 here.
Apple’s App Store is getting ever closer to hitting the 1 Billion download
milestone, check out http://www.apple.com/itunes/billion-app-countdown/ (in
fact it is counting up). By my calculation it should reach its goal in the
next few days or so and to be sure we will hear about it in the press!
Seriously though, think about it, this feat is outstanding when you realize
that the iTunes store took about 3 years to get to 1 Billion downloads and
towards the end of 2008 the App Store was only just over 0.5 Billion. So
where was the turning point? As far as I can tell, after the iPhon... (more)
In this article I want to show you how easy it is to use the new Avaki
perspective and what you can achieve in the areas of Data Federation and
Integration. This feature is newly available within Sybase WorkSpace v1.6 and
integrated into the Workbench IDE (Integrated Development Environment). What
I won't cover in this article is the installation, set-up, and configuration
of Avaki and how to create your first Avaki Grid Domain Controller (GDC).
This is very well explained within the Avaki documentation.
What is Data Federation? Simply put, it is the combining of d... (more)
Following on from my previous article where I state that 'Mobility is an
exciting place', check out the new Apple posting on their Enterprise iPhone
Seems that Kraft Foods have adopted a wireless office policy insode the
company, using iPhone for all their Enterprise needs and have developed
iPhone applications for their consumers.
That takes the biscuit.... a Kraft one I hope ;-)
BTW secure e-mail, contacts and calendars can be achieved with SY/iAWS Mobile
Office especially if you have various email backends