Noticias y opinión en Ingeniería del software
Some users fear Oracle may control Java more tightly than Sun did
A new Forrester report finds widespread use of the iterative software development processes
Ben Rothke explains why vendors should be dropped when they refuse to reveal their algorithms.
Google says it has improved the way its search engine understands synonyms. Called semantic search, or even artificial intelligence for the especially geeky, parsing synonyms is something that search engine startups such as Hakia, Yebol and Microsoft\'s Powerset (now powering Bing) also work on. For example, if a user searches for information about how to develop photographs using coffee grinds as a developing agent, a search engine needs to understand that words such as photos and pictures could also be relevant.
Google\'s YouTube unit has announced support for HTML5 videos on the YouTube platform.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced that the Apache Pivot Java-based rich Internet application [RIA] project has reached Top-Level Project (TLP) status.
Business Week reports that Apple and Microsoft are considering a deal that could oust Google from its position on the iPhone
La industria del software española, por debajo de la de países europeos como Polonia, Noruega o República Checa
En una lista de las 42 áreas industriales líderes de Europa, elaborada por Truffle, sólo se cuelan Bilbao y Madrid al final de la tabla.
El proyecto facilitará la combinación de programas informáticos sólo a través de sus interfaces gráficas de usuario
Until the 1980s, using a computer program meant memorizing a lot of commands and typing them in a line at a time, only to get lines of text back. The graphical user interface, or GUI, changed that. By representing programs, program functions, and data as two-dimensional images -- like icons, buttons and windows -- the GUI made intuitive and spatial what had been memory intensive and laborious.
Three big bets
Even when they're free, says analyst