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  • Stock quotes, CSV, XQuery and Web services

    Not long ago I could rely on a variety of free Web services to fetch the semi-live quotes of my preferred stock tickers. Unfortunately, one by one all those Web services have either disappeared or started requiring a subscription... and for writing a few demos now and then, the subscription model...

    by Minollo
    April 22, 2008
  • Live Webinar with Dan Foody

    The Risks, Strategies and Payoff: SOA Runtime Governance
    Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 11:00 am EST
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    Cut through all of the confusion around SOA governance to learn the ins-and-outs of the two key aspects of SOA runtime governance:...

    April 21, 2008
  • Where is the next opportunity?

    Whatever disaster occurs next, there is always someone able to turn it into an opportunity.  Look no further than the last dip in the economy and the associated Enron scandal.  Here was a company that lost millions of dollars overnight, causing distress to investors and employees...

    April 18, 2008
  • Eclipsecon 2008

    Last month, I had the pleasure of attending Eclipsecon 2008, Eclipse conference, in Santa Clara, CA. The conference was well attended with 1404 attendees representing 37 countries.  There were 10 parallel tracks and with a wide range of sessions from “Getting started” to “How to make money with...

    April 18, 2008
  • About That Scalability ...

    Does scalability only apply to very large deployments ?

    Try this, fold a piece of paper in half by bringing the top edge down to meet the bottom edge. Now imagine an OpenEdge application with a 20GB database that uses either wifi or cabled network to run a small business. Imagine the business...

    April 17, 2008