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  • The Essence of Google Dart: Building Applications, Snapshots, Isolates

    Google has previewed Dart, a new language with a VM but also a JS compiler. InfoQ looks beyond the grammar at Dart's contributions for building apps: Snapshots, Isolates, Modularity.

  • A Brief Introduction to the Java and .NET Patent Issues

    With the recent legal battle between Google and Oracle there is a renewed focus on the patent issues for Java and .NET. Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation. Possible motivations for Google Android’s unique implementation are also covered.

  • NoSQL in the Enterprise

    In this article, Sourav Mazumder explores what NoSQL databases are, how they fit into Enterprise IT, the challenges facing enterprise adoption, how to choose the appropriate NoSQL database for a given application, a short list of NoSQL databases which are likely to be good matches for enterprise applications, and advice for how to adopt NoSQL databases within an enterprise.

  • Scaling Clojure Web Apps with Google AppEngine

    InfoQ takes a look at how a combo of Clojure and Google AppEngine (GAE) powers a new online project management tool, how Clojure integrates with GAE's key/value store, and the power of LISP.

  • Open Cloud Will Make Business SHINE

    William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model based on agile principles and driven by an independent user community to define it further. He provides a sketch of a potential Cloud Operating System. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology).

  • Virtual Panel on Cloud Computing

    In this virtual panel, InfoQ wants to find out from leading cloud experts what are the benefits brought by cloud computing as well as the constraints in using them, what is better to use, a public or a private cloud, is the cloud interoperability needed, what is the difference between providing infrastructure or a platform, and how can a client enforce regulatory compliance.

  • Intro to Google Charts and gchartrb

    Google Charts is a web service for generating charts. Matthew Bass explains the basics of the Google Charts interface and the gchartrb library which makes it even easier to create the charts from Ruby code.

  • AgileAdvert Video Winners Announced

    At Agile2007's Google reception, the audience voted to make the (very sad) clip "Developer Abuse" the number 1 video, thereby making "Matthew" (name changed to protect the innocent) this year's AgileAdvert famous Agilist. Five more videos were also recognized, sporting singing, dancing, a beating, "outside the box" thinking, expletives (deleted), and charming children (not all in one video!)

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