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Adobe’s Flash has come under scrutiny in the past week, with Firefox blocking it in all browsers for a short time, and Facebook’s chief security officer calling for the company to announce the end-of-life date for Flash.
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With 2012 coming to an end and everybody talking about what lies ahead in 2013, InfoQ has conducted a quick poll amongst its editors about the trends that have a good potential to get significant traction or even dominated the software development community during the next year. These trends include everything from specific programming languages, platforms, development methodologies, and more. 17More Details
In the recent past there has been a sudden upsurge in the number of competing ALM offerings from vendors that previously offered a subset of the toolset.With this survey, we would like to measure the ability to execute and the completeness of vision of each of these competing toolsets. 10More Details
Is the Java language limiting your programmers' productivity and you're looking for an alternative? Which of the many JVM languages out there will you pick? 26More Details
Since the early days of Java, there have been many frameworks and libraries that have tried to improve web developers productivity and this trend has continued with JVM languages like Groovy, Scala, JRuby, Clojure, etc. Using the new community research tool, we at InfoQ want to get YOUR opinions on the relative importance and maturity of a variety of web frameworks that are targeted for the JVM. 28More Details
This research is designed to help our readers to be aware of the quality standards when doing architectural reviews. By understanding these standards, they can make better decisions on architecture and design. 7More Details
This InfoQ Research item examines the adoption level of a range of practices and tools that aim to assist .NET developers in these practices. Note that we have focussed only on these practices - there are other tools such as reflectors, productivity tools, frameworks etc. which we are not covering in this research. 21More Details
This InfoQ Research item aims to rank the impediments to agile adoption in organisations. It examines organisational, structural, cultural, technical and management factors that could inhibit agile adoption. 7More Details
With cloud adopters now seeing some success, what is the next hurdle that will slow cloud adoption? This InfoQ Research item is designed to assist to explore potential hazards in cloud computing adoption that has yet to be recognized due to the fact maturity around cloud adoption is just starting to rise. 1More Details
InfoQ have launched a new community driven research tool, and one of the areas we want to examine is the importance and adoption level of cross platform mobile tools that aim to help developers deliver applications on a variety of platforms. Please vote and review the responses from other voters using this new service. 26More Details
InfoQ have launched a new community driven research tool, and one of the areas we want to examine is the relative importance, and level of use in teams of a variety of agile practices, covering both social and technical practices that teams may be using. Please vote and review the responses from other voters using this new service. 4More Details
As the HTML5 features and functionality have been growing over the last few years, so have the tools that aim to make some of these powerful APIs more accesible and help developers be more productive. This is an InfoQ research question about which of these tools are most favored by developers. 9More Details