How to Create your First Spring Framework Application for Microsoft Azure

1) Install the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java. 2) Setup your account. 3) Click on the “New Windows Azure Deployment Project” button in the Windows Azure Toolbar to create a deployment project. 4) Rename the <Worker Role Instance ID>/approot/<Tomcat Install Dir>/webapps/ROOT folder to ROOT.old. 5) Click on the “Publish to Windows Azure Cloud” button in the toolbar. You can find more information here. A sample … Continue reading How to Create your First Spring Framework Application for Microsoft Azure

How to Create your First Java EE Application for Microsoft Azure

1) Install the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java. 2) Setup your account. 3) Click on the “New Windows Azure Deployment Project” button in the Windows Azure Toolbar to create a deployment project. 4) Rename the <Worker Role Instance ID>/approot/<Tomcat Install Dir>/webapps/ROOT folder to ROOT.old. You may also want to remove the HelloWorld.war file. 5) Click on the “Publish to Windows Azure Cloud” button in the … Continue reading How to Create your First Java EE Application for Microsoft Azure

Do we need another mobile OS? Mozilla thinks so

It’s essentially a complete phone system run on web technologies that gives the on-board software access to core APIs through an embedded version of Firefox. To a minimum, will ignite some interesting discussions regarding native vs. web apps. http://gigaom.com/mobile/do-we-need-another-mobile-os-mozilla-thinks-so/ Continue reading Do we need another mobile OS? Mozilla thinks so

Aplicativos para celular e tablet animam mercado bilionário

“Conhecimentos parcos em programação levam à criação de aplicativos feitos com códigos confusos e improvisados”, diz Ana Luisa [da mob376]. “Isso impede o desenvolvimento de atrações de nível superior, aquelas que de fato se tornam sucesso no gênero.” Exato. http://veja.abril.com.br/noticia/vida-digital/aplicativos-para-celular-e-tablet-animam-mercado-bilionario Continue reading Aplicativos para celular e tablet animam mercado bilionário

Apps use second only to mobile messaging

According to the study, commissioned by Wireless Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA, mobile apps are responsible for 667 minutes of use per user each month, almost as much as messaging (671 minutes), and far more than voice (531 minutes) and web browsing (422 minutes). Wow. The research also noted differences between the major smartphone platforms. iPhone and Android device owners use an average … Continue reading Apps use second only to mobile messaging

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest ‘burning platform’ memo? (update: it’s real!)

Nokia, our platform is burning. Good thing he said it, many don’t take it seriously when I do. http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/08/nokia-ceo-stephen-elop-rallies-troops-in-brutally-honest-burnin/#comments Continue reading Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest ‘burning platform’ memo? (update: it’s real!)

Vendas de celulares crescem 31,8% no mundo em 2010, informa Gartner

Somente as vendas de smartphones cresceram 72,1% no ano passado, representando 19% dos dispositivos móveis comercializados no período. Também parece ser de 19% a participação deles no mercado brasileiro. A plataforma Symbian, pertencente à Nokia, conserva o primeiro lugar no ranking de sistemas, mas sua participação de mercado recuou de 46,9% em 2009 para 37,6% em 2010, embora o volume de aparelhos com o sistema … Continue reading Vendas de celulares crescem 31,8% no mundo em 2010, informa Gartner

Nuance Launches Self-Service Mobile Developer Program

The Dragon Mobile SDK is now available through the Nuance Mobile Developer Program for Apple iOS 4.0 (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) and for many devices running Android 2.1 and higher. The SDK currently supports US and UK English, European Spanish, European French, German, Italian and Japanese for dictation and search, with additional languages to be added through the end of the year. TTS capabilities exist for more … Continue reading Nuance Launches Self-Service Mobile Developer Program