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  • Google woos cloud developers with new tools

    If the key to winning cloud business is to earn the approval of developers, as pundits say, then Google is busy wooing programmers with a new set of tools for its cloud platform.

  • Google service analyzes live streaming data

    Taking what many see as the next step in big data analysis, Google is previewing a service called Google Cloud Dataflow that analyzes live data, potentially giving users the ability to view trends and be alerted to events as they happen.

  • Google unleashes Docker management tools

    Google has underlined its support for the newly emerging Docker container technology, releasing a number of new tools to help users make the most of the open-source virtualization software.

  • Docker all geared up for the enterprise

    Docker 1.0 has officially arrived, giving organizations a proper chance to use the emerging cloud technology to create and run applications with even more agility.

  • Progress puts money behind Node.js with Modulus buy

    Latching on to the growing success of the Node.js platform, development tools provider Progress Software has acquired Modulus, which offers a platform for running the Node.js JavaScript runtime.

Features about development platforms
  • What to do if your cloud provider disappears

    Software developer Christopher Shockey saw the first signs of trouble in late 2008. A sales rep who had always represented Web application development provider Coghead was now calling on behalf of Coghead's much larger rival Salesforce.com.