6 ways platform-as-a-service is giving developers superpowers

We asked developers, CTOs, entrepreneurs and consultants across the country to describe concrete ways in which PaaS has changed their development style. RELATED CONTENT: Three cloud PaaS trends to watch in a serverless world 1. Reducing headcount Rob Reagan, CTO of Text Request At Text Request, we’re able to also reduce headcount using Azure’s PaaS offerings. Without … continue reading

Three cloud PaaS trends to watch in a serverless world

The future may be serverless, but for now, commoditized infrastructure is making platform-as-a-service increasingly attractive for startups, enterprises and developer shops. Led by Amazon and Microsoft, vendors such as Salesforce, Google and Oracle are pitching platforms for every development style, architecture, language and use case. And cloud-native programming is even attractive on-premises: a desire for … continue reading

Learning to failover

Blame the cloud, DevOps, consumer demand or continuous delivery. No matter the reason, a wide variety of applications are now aiming for high availability (HA) — and increasingly, that overlaps with planning for disaster recovery. Too many software organizations not only lack tools that can help, they fail to test their disaster recovery plans until … continue reading

11 reasons why Android is winning

You know the smartphone has supplanted every other consumer technology when all anyone really wants in a car now is a “smartphone on wheels.” In a world where most smartphone users have Android-based models, Google is aiming to reach the next billion users coming online — with Android as the nexus of activity. Whether it’s … continue reading

How UML makes a DevOps-driven digital transformation possible

What’s the best way to build complex, software-intensive systems? A powerful approach, according to the Australian software vendor Sparx Systems, places visual modeling tools at the hub of a DevOps-style operation. The company’s flagship modeling platform, Enterprise Architect, was commercially released in 2000 and continues to rise to the challenge of faster software delivery. We … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: The holistic approach to securing enterprise applications

You want to secure your business applications, but the attacks come from all sides. Where to start? Your application data, both at rest and in motion, is the hacker’s prime target. That’s why your infrastructure should use authentication, authorization, auditing and data security to keep content secure at runtime. Before grappling with security measures, however, … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: Future-proof, low-code web apps

When pondering their own digital transformation imperatives, most companies aren’t starting from scratch. Instead, they strive to integrate and modernize legacy resources in a productive way that’s also future-proof. Take FDM4, an ISV that leveraged Progress OpenEdge and Kendo UI by Progress to revamp its longstanding ERP application with more than 3,000 screens over a … continue reading

The API economy comes with complications

Hybrid data connectivity is increasingly necessary in a cloud-based world where a considerable amount of data stays on legacy systems behind a firewall. But do you trust the cloud? Do your customers trust it? If not, how do you make secure hybrid data connectivity possible? Those are the challenges Progress aims to address with a … continue reading

The New Visual Studio: Prepping for a future beyond Windows

Microsoft Visual Studio is the most popular integrated development environment in the world, but the target keeps moving for IDEs. As device, language, platform and application diversity expand ever more rapidly, Redmond is working overtime to make its already powerful developer tools irresistible—to both the faithful and the uninitiated. The technologies and experiences that are … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: Hybrid data connectivity makes sense

As mobile, Internet of Things and Big Data applications loom on the horizon, NoSQL databases have increased in popularity for real-time data analytics, data archiving and batch data analytics. While you can use NoSQL to replace relational databases, Progress’s 2016 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey found that relational databases are still going strong. SD Times spoke … continue reading

Necessity is the mother of the ‘Rugged DevOps’ movement

No matter how good your perimeter security is, experts agree: Your system has been breached, whether you know it or not. The costs of security flaws—cybersecurity expert Joe Franscella calls them “The Five Horsemen of the Internet Apocalypse: Scam, Extortion, Embarrassment, Theft and Death”—are enormous. So why don’t we consider security a first-class citizen in … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: Beautiful mobile apps happen when design and development are equals

Is your enterprise prepared to surf the wave of enterprise omnichannel software development that’s now on the horizon? The surge in mobile demand comes thanks to a vast and expanding universe of devices, from tablets to smartphones to wearables and sensors, and the saturation of consumer app markets. Gartner forecasts that over the next two … continue reading

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