Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction as a target for application developers in North America but still is the dominant platform, according to <a href="http://www.evansdata.com/n2/index.shtml">Evans Data</a> survey results being released on Tuesday.
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Zend Technologies will offer the 1.0 version of its framework for PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) Web application development, which in pre-release forms has attracted more than 1 million downloads, on Monday.
Developers of Moonlight, a Linux client version of Microsoft's new Silverlight multimedia technology, are closing in on feature-completeness, a leader of the project said on Monday.
Maven Networks, which provides hosting services for Internet TV, will add Microsoft's Silverlight technology as a video delivery vehicle.
Think Novell is sending more money to Microsoft under the vendors' intellectual property agreement than the other way around? Think again, a Novell executive said at the TechEd 2007 conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday.
BEA Systems Inc. has entered the event-driven architecture market with a product geared for SOA in Java environments.
Although Microsoft was not mentioned by name during opening proceedings of the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco, the company and its complaints about open source software allegedly violating 235 Microsoft patents clearly were on the minds of speakers and attendees.
The Free Software Foundation, in upgrading the GNU General Public Licence, intends to iron out any incompatibilities with similar licences from organisations such as the Apache Software Foundation.
Sun is proposing that open-source developers be paid for the revenue-generating technology that they have made available for free.
Sun has a plan that could make Java a formidable player in the scripting language space.
Move over, Java. The NetBeans open source tools package is making room for popular scripting languages.
Silverlight, Microsoft's new multimedia display technology, is being targeted for inclusion on Linux via the Mono open-source project, a Mono representative states.
Microsoft is adding connectivity testing and publish-and-subscribe capabilities to its Biztalk Services platform for integrating services within and outside a firewall.
Microsoft's Silverlight technology could give Adobe's rival Flash browser plug-in software a run for its money based on attendee feedback at the Microsoft Mix07 conference in Las Vegas on Monday.
Microsoft is making changes to the distribution model of its Expression application design tools and also is fending off a challenge to the recent discontinuance of the Visual FoxPro developer tool.
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