.NET, Silverlight, Windows

Windows 8: The death of the Silverlight framework?

I think many of you have been keeping up with the Windows 8 announcements and you are aware that Microsoft made a bit of a stir in the .NET development community with their 10 minute demo of Windows 8. They explicitly mentioned HTML5 and JavaScript as the ways to build new-look Windows 8 applications while… Continue reading Windows 8: The death of the Silverlight framework?

Cloud, IT Trends, Java

“IT weather” forecast: it’s gonna be “cloudy” everywhere, in Java area as well :)

Fewer than 30 percent of IT expenditures go toward developing new functionality; most of the expense is for managing legacy systems. Isn’t that a problem? It definitely is and Cloud Computing may provide a solution to it. "This is the fundamental reason that cloud computing is important. Unlike SOA, cloud computing is not a buzzword… Continue reading “IT weather” forecast: it’s gonna be “cloudy” everywhere, in Java area as well 🙂

Android

People Say: Is a unified Android OS a good thing?

Google unleashed Android 3.1 OS for tablets recently, but the buzzer news is that come its next release, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich and landing this year, the company is putting a fork in "forked" versions of Android. Is one Android for all only good news? For better understanding this questionI have chosen the most valuable… Continue reading People Say: Is a unified Android OS a good thing?

Cloud

The three layers of cloud computing

Cloud computing is made up of a variety of layered elements, starting at the most basic physical layer of storage and server infrastructure and working up through the application and network layers. The cloud can be further divided into different implementation models based on whether it's created internally, outsourced or a combination of the two.… Continue reading The three layers of cloud computing

Cloud, Mobile

Mobile Cloud Computing: 5 Key Trends

These days cloud computing technology is being discussed just about everywhere. People are excited and curious to know more and more about this latest technology and about its working pros and cons. Cloud computing is usually viewed in the context of web, business firms, and data servers. But it is not only business companies and… Continue reading Mobile Cloud Computing: 5 Key Trends