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  • eBay and PayPal developer programs to merge

    The eBay and PayPal developer programs will be merged in order to establish a common platform that will allow external programmers to create applications with both e-commerce and payment capabilities for a broad variety of devices.

  • IT skills shortage could delay software development

    The IT skills shortage continues to plague executives and developers alike and could lead to significant delays in the development of software and systems, according to a benchmarking report by a NATA accredited software testing firm.

  • Eclipse takes on content management

    The Eclipse Foundation is making a move into <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/contentdocument-management">content management</a>, with Nuxeo donating Java-based content management repository services to the open source tools organization.

  • Mobile developers challenged to boost privacy

    Branches of the American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations are launching on Friday the 2011 Develop for Privacy Challenge, a competition for mobile application developers to address privacy concerns about mobile phones and other portable devices.

  • Oracle data modeler tool gets collaborative

    Oracle will release on Monday Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 3.0, an upgrade to its relational database modeling tool that accommodates collaborative development via links to the open source Subversion version control system.

  • Microsoft adds to security tools for developers

    Microsoft is expanding its roster of SDL (security development lifecycle) tools and services with the beta release of an attack surface analyzer tool as well as the introduction of consulting services on secure development.

  • Microsoft offers Web server for developers

    Microsoft began shipping this week IIS (Internet Information Services) Express 7.5, a free version of its IIS Web server optimized for developers. The company also unveiled an embedded database upgrade and an open source content management tool.

  • Google contributes GUI designer tool to Eclipse

    Google is announcing on Wednesday its donation of GUI designer technology to the Eclipse Foundation, a contribution that an Eclipse official said could lead to the emergence of mobile GUI builders and other capabilities.