Application Development

  • OpenAjax Woos Microsoft, Plots 2007 Goals
    As the OpenAjax Alliance nears its one-year anniversary, the software developer and vendor consortium is making headway toward its goal of standardizing AJAX technologies -- and it may even lure into the fold the industry's most notorious standards scofflaw, Microsoft.
  • Borland's CodeGear Rises From The Ashes
    CodeGear is trying to win back the trust of its partners and users, after years of Borland neglecting the developer tools that were once the industry's vanguard.
  • Some (Pre) Holiday Cheer
    Jon Stewart's take on Time Magazine's unbelievably pandering choice of "You" (or even "Me") as the person of the year is worth watching. Over and over and over again
  • 2006 Products Of The Year
    These 10 rule-changers promise to help VARs and system integrators unlock new business, break free of the pack.
  • Process, Not Product
    I've been staring at my notebook screen for the past half hour, wondering where the year went and what profound thing I could write that will have value to you as you begin executing on your 2007 strategy.
  • ShadowRAM: December 18, 2006
    Poor Jim Allchin just can't win. An old e-mail he sent to Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, uncovered in legal discovery, lauds the Mac over Windows. Steve Jobs must be laughing his keister off. It's clear Allchinwho wrote that if he didn't work for Microsoft, he'd buy a Macwas trying to light a match under his troops. Still, ouch!
  • The Sox Fans Of Tech
    This continuing Red Sox saga is the sports equivalent of the blogosphere's/geek's obsession with every alpha, CTP, pre-beta, beta, release candidate, RTM of Microsoft's products. Only more fun.
  • CRN Interview: Bill Gates, Microsoft
    Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates sat down with CRN Industry Editor Barbara Darrow and CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney last Tuesday after his PDC keynote. Following are excerpts from the interiew: