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Mitch Pronschinske01/06/11
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Daily Dose - OODT - The First Apache TLP Inductee of 2011

Apache OODT (Object-Oriented Data Technology) was originally developed in 1998 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  This week, the project was accepted as a top-level project (TLP).  The software will provide database linking, processing workflow, and...

Mitch Pronschinske01/05/11
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Daily Dose - Firefox: Europe's New #1 Browser

Less than a year after Microsoft was forced to provide that "browser ballot" on setup (for Europe only), their browser (Internet Explorer) has lost it's position as the top browser in Europe.  Firefox is the new leader of the continent, even though...

Mitch Pronschinske01/04/11
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Daily Dose - A Year Later, Where Are They Now? - Sun Departures

2010 was a year of exodus for many Sun employees who disliked the new corporate philosophy under Oracle.  The blogger Pelegri has compiled a list of companies that former Sun employees have gone to or started themselves since the acquisition, nearly one year...

Mitch Pronschinske01/03/11
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Daily Dose - What's New in Emacs 24?

As the nightly builds for Emacs 24 start to churn out, developers can expect some cool new features.  These features include UI changes, custom themes, bidirectional support, clipboards enabled by default, new version control support, and a...

Mitch Pronschinske12/31/10
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Daily Dose - WP7 Marketplace Surpasses Palm's WebOS Store in Less Than 3 Months

Today, the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace recorded more than 5k applications in the store, which is just above the number in Palm's WebOS app store.  While the WebOS store has had 1.5 years to mature, WP7 has taken less than three months to reach 5k.  The app...

Mitch Pronschinske12/30/10
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Daily Dose - Apple Making 3 iPad 2s?

According to an unnamed source, Apple could be planning to release three different versions of the iPad 2 next year: Wi-Fi only, UMTS + Wi-Fi, and CDMA.  The source was cited by DigiTimes, and also mentioned that Apple may be working on some anti-smudging...

Mitch Pronschinske12/29/10
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Daily Dose - Apple and App Makers Sued For Unauthorized Tracking

Affected customers have just sued Apple and other iOS app makers including Pandora and for allegedly letting advertisers create iOS user profiles without customer knowledge or consent.  These profiles included location information according to...

Mitch Pronschinske12/28/10
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Daily Dose - No More IDEs in F#'s Future?

MonoDevelop has recently added support for the recently open sourced F# .NET programming language.  Mono is the likely steward of the language, as they are the most active open source .NET technology shop.  However, they may be the last IDE to add support...

Mitch Pronschinske12/27/10
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Daily Dose - Git Usage Spreads Through JBoss and SpringSource

A lot of interest is moving towards Git and leaving Subversion for big names in Java like JBoss and SpringSource.  Spring recently wrote two articles covering Git usage in the Spring developer community, while JBoss recently migrated several projects to Git...

Mitch Pronschinske12/25/10
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Happy Holidays from DZone!

Thought we'd give you a little more holiday cheer with an appropriate webcomic for programmers.  Happy Holiday's from all of us here at DZone!Associated Text:"He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he's copied on...

Mitch Pronschinske12/23/10
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Daily Dose - Nexus One Will Also Get Gingerbread

A tweet from the Google Nexus feed confirms that the older "Nexus" model will also get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update over the air in a few weeks.  The update should come around the same time as the Nexus S release, which will come with 2.3...

Mitch Pronschinske12/22/10
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Daily Dose - ICEfaces 2.0 - A Wintery, JSF 2-based Release

The ICEfaces team has delivered the major version 2.0 this week and as the number implies, it is built on top of the relatively new JSF 2.0 spec.  The new version contains enhancements in the JavaScript Client API, portlet development, minimized...

Mitch Pronschinske12/21/10
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Daily Dose - Weld Extensions 3.0 Beta 1 Now Available; Renamed "Seam Solder"

Early on there was some confusion about what Weld Extensions is and how it differs from Weld, and how it fits into Seam.  Well JBoss is clearing up some confusion with a renaming of the project to "Seam Solder," although they emphasize that this...

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/10
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Daily Dose - What's the Honeycomb Version Number?

It looks like Google may hold on to the Android 3.0 title for another more spectacular future release.  As it stands, a source reports that the next version of Android, codenamed "Honeycomb," will actually be version 2.4 and not 3.0.  The source...

Mitch Pronschinske12/18/10
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Daily Dose - GWT 2.1.1 - Just in Time for the Holidays

Google has just released an update to the Google Web Toolkit 2.1 released back in October.  The GWT Designer has added new annotations while the Google Plugin for Eclipse adds support for full J2EE publishing with Speed Tracer.  The GWT SDK has also gotten...