Stories by Paul Krill

Oracle lawsuit unlikely to prompt Java forking

Oracle's lawsuit against Google over Java patents could alienate some people in the Java space, but the litigation is not likely to prompt a forking of the Java platform itself, the founder of the popular Spring Framework for Java development said on Wednesday.

Microsoft boosts access to secure development guidelines

Looking to broaden access to its security practices for software development, Microsoft plans to shift the licensing for its Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) documentation to the more accessible Creative Commons License, the company said on Thursday.

Ruby on Rails 3.0 due this week

<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/category/tags/ruby-rails-0">Ruby on Rails</a> 3.0, a major upgrade to the popular open source Web development framework, is due in a final release this week, the founder of the framework, David Heinemeier Hansson, said on Tuesday.

Oracle announces service bus for SOA

Oracle announced this week Oracle Service Bus 11g, an enterprise service bus providing integration services in SOA environments and featuring improvements around caching and service governance.

Microsoft links free SQL database with ASP .Net

Microsoft is enabling its free SQL CE (SQL Server Compact Edition) database to work within ASP.Net Web applications, thus providing a lightweight database option for ASP.Net Web development, a Microsoft official said this week.