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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.

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  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT According to a recent Forrester Research report, many companies are choosing low-code platforms over traditional programming platforms, due to the speed with which low-code apps can be assembled and tested. With customer-facing applications on the rise, traditional programming platforms simply can't keep up with the "short schedules and rapid change cycles" required to develop these applications. Check out this upcoming webinar and join Clay Richardson from …

  • Live Event Date: September 10, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT Modern mobile applications connect systems-of-engagement (mobile apps) with systems-of-record (traditional IT) to deliver new and innovative business value. But the lifecycle for development of mobile apps is also new and different. Emerging trends in mobile development call for faster delivery of incremental features, coupled with feedback from the users of the app "in the wild". This loop of continuous delivery and continuous feedback is …

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