New & Notable
September 16, 2008
At the Zend/PHP Conference and Expo, WSO2 announced the availability of the WSO2 Web Services Framework for PHP (WSF/PHP) 2.0. One analyst's conclusion: this shows more wind filling the sails of PHP.
August 05, 2008
Like some rock stars, Curl is big in Japan but still seeking traction among U.S. developers. A new version of Curl moves its rich Internet application (RIA) tools to Eclipse.
March 13, 2008
The development of an SOA runtime, the release of Ajax tools, a Web services security project and an embrace of PHP demonstrate the vitality of the Eclipse Foundation, its director says.
March 11, 2008
Liberty Alliance offers an open-source version of its privacy and security tools for Java developers working on Web 2.0 applications.
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