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Paul Krill is an editor at large at InfoWorld, focusing on coverage of application development (desktop and mobile) and core Web technologies such as HTML5, Java, and Flash.

Tablet Market Has Room for Many, Developer Says

Apple may have created the tablet market, but iPad competitors have plenty of growth opportunity, says iOS app developer Raven Zachary.

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Microsoft Says Windows Phone 7 is a Hit With Developers

The platform's developer tools have been downloaded more than 1.5 million times, and the Marketplace boasts 11,500 apps

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Microsoft Extends System Management to Apple, Android Devices

The move toward offering support for third-party devices shows that Microsoft is embracing the consumerization of IT.

Eclipse Offers Hosted Access to Web Dev Tools Effort

The Orion platform is intended to move development to the Web and features an editor and client-side architecture using HTML5

Business Software Getting More Mobile

A new survey finds that 73 percent of developers plan to extend enterprise applications to mobile devices in the next year

Flash Player 10.2 Readied for Android Tablets

Adobe plans to make the latest version of its Flash Player available in Android Market on March 18.

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Big Data Mining: Who Owns Your Social Network Data?

An attractive application of Hadoop and other Big Data technologies is to analyze users' social activities, sometimes without their express knowledge

Visual Studio Service Pack Boosts Support for Developers

Microsoft rolls out a local help viewer for Visual Studio 2010 and integrates Project Server with Team Foundation Server

Motorola Not Worried About Android Fragmentation

Despite developer concerns, the company sees variation as a benefit because it allows for customization of devices.

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Adobe's Wallaby Ties Flash to HTML

The toolkit converts Flash files to HTML so that they can run on Apple's iOS or WebKit-based browsers

Android, iOS Draw Open Source Coders

A knowledge base of open source projects finds little new traction for Windows, Palm, Symbian, and BlackBerry.

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Sun Could've Beaten Linux, McNealy Says

Sun's former CEO says "Google today would be running on Solaris" but for Sun missteps and Oracle's acquisition.

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Java 7 Support Slated for JetBrains IDE

The IntelliJ 1dea 10.5 IDE, due this spring, will also feature enhancements for usability and performance

What's Still Missing in the HTML5 Spec

Multimedia capabilities and WebSocket support are among the missing pieces -- and don't expect a standard video codec

Contest Promotes Mobile Privacy

A competition challenges developers to address security on smartphones and other mobile devices.

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