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Term of the Week: XAML

XAML (Extensible Application Markup Language) is the codename for a new Microsoft markup language used to create UI elements for client applications in the forthcoming Windows release codenamed "Longhorn." The main XAML benefit to developers is that you'll be able to separate the application logic code from presentation code.

Open Source Defined

Do you want to get involved in the heated conversations around the water cooler? At the very least, you need to understand the term Open Source and what it means to the software industry. Here is where you start.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: January 28, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT Check out this upcoming live webcast and join Jeff Sloyer, IBM Developer Evangelist and Master Inventor, for a tutorial for building cloud-based applications. Using IBM's platform as a service, Bluemix, Jeff will show you how to architect and assemble cloud-based applications built for cloud scale. Leveraging the power of microservices, developers can quickly translate monolithic applications to a cloud-based microarchitecture. This hour-long …

  • Today's agile organizations pose operations teams with a tremendous challenge: to deploy new releases to production immediately after development and testing is completed. To ensure that applications are deployed successfully, an automatic and transparent process is required. We refer to this process as Zero Touch Deployment™. This white paper reviews two approaches to Zero Touch Deployment--a script-based solution and a release automation platform. The article discusses how each can solve the key …

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